Got an email via the Daily Dragon asking if the rumors that Drew Hayes had died were true or not. 1. I had no idea who Drew Hayes was and 2. rumors? What rumors? Engaged my Google-fu and discovered he is (was?) the creator of the comic Poison Elves but not anything related to a timely or untimely demise. Anyone out in Internet-land have any info on the matter before I send a reply back to the effect of “guh”?


Writing Stuff

4-day “Well received . . . a lot to admire . . . but” from Lenox Ave.
19-day form “tbtthh” from Pedestal.

Fooie. Want a sale now, plez.

New Words: 1000
Still no title, but making good progress on the story. And, err, now I’m getting a little worried about the scope. This tale’s beginning to push my initial word count estimate. *throws up hands in exasperation* Stupid muse. NOT a novelette, dammit. Certainly not a novella!

Zokutou word meterZokutou word meter
4,565 / 6,500

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8 Responses to

  1. I recommend the guh response.

  2. keesa_renee says:

    Write now. Cut later. 😀

    I’ve never heard of him, and I don’t know if he’s dead or alive. So I’m no help…I recommend the “guh” response, as well. 🙂

  3. coronalrain says:

    Can’t confirm, but here is what I know

    I am a huge fan of Drew Hayes. His comic poison elves, was the first comic my brother ever handed me and I was hooked. I too had heard a rumor that he died, but have not been able to confirm. He was/is very ill and has turned the comic over to someone else to write. So if he did indeed die, it wasn’t necessarily a surprise as he has been very ill for a few years now. He actually wrote about his illness in one of his comics to explain his absence from the comic world.

    • Eugie Foster says:

      Re: Can’t confirm, but here is what I know

      That’s the most information I’ve heard on the subject. THANK YOU! I’m still deep into “guh?” territory, but at least I have a better idea of the circumstances.

      • coronalrain says:

        Re: Can’t confirm, but here is what I know

        You’re quite welcome. Btw, I first heard the rumor at dragon con, which may explain why someone is e-mailing you from the daily dragon. There was a girl that was dancing with the pirate band thing one night and she had one of drew hayes drawings as a tatoo on her back and my husband went and complimented her on it and she said that he had died that Thursday. *shurg* If its true the comic worl lost an amazing artist

  4. Cobal or at least I hope so. What was the date I told you about the position?

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