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Drops in the Ocean

a lovestruck romeo, sings the streets a serenade
After months of putting it off here it is at last: post-con sales post for the ~50 copies of Drops in the Ocean I had reprinted recently. I'm sorry it took so long to get this up! Here is some information about the book.
  • It is a rather ambiguous* story about a wish made in an aquarium, and how it was granted (or not?), and features a grumpy talking rabbit
  • It is 28 pages long (22 pages of actual story, of which 8 are in colour and the rest greyscale)
  • The colour pages are not as bright as in the previews (after CMYK conversion)
  • It is 7" x 10", quite flat, with laminated covers, the paper used for the pages is kind of thin (Sorry to be anal, I felt I should mention all this because this is not CF and you can't flip through it before buying)
Page 1 (one of the eight pages in colour) Page 3 Page 6.</cut>
The book is US$7 (I am going to pack it in a bubble envelope) and shipping via registered mail (2-3 weeks, with parcel tracking) is roughly $6 for the US/Canada, $5 for Europe and $4 for Australia/Asia. Afraid I can only accept Paypal at the moment or money transfer to a Malaysian bank account.. Btw if you are in Malaysia forget the above, it is RM15, though you'll have to let me know if you'd prefer registered mail, Poslaju or pickup (the last is FOC but you will have to encounter my stupid cat face) To order please email hwei (dot) lim (at) gmail with:
  • 'Drops order' in the subject line
  • Your paypal email (to help keep track)
  • Your physical mailing address (and your name to go on the envelope)
I will reply to your email to let you know how to settle it from there. Thanks so much and sincere apologies to everyone who kept asking patiently after this book over the past four months. If you do place an order, thanks so much for your support and kindness! I kept a list of everyone who asked about it so if you did at some point and only come to this post after a few days no worries as I have reserved you a copy in case you are still interested (it is okay if you are not, I'll update the list as time goes by) Cheers hwei *This is a moot point, all my stories are somewhat ambiguous

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naniiebim
Apr. 13th, 2011 09:53 am (UTC)
oooh. it looks really lovely [as does all of your stuff @_@] just sent a mail, so hope i can order it :)
loika
Apr. 13th, 2011 11:01 am (UTC)
Awesome awesome I've been waiting for this post! Going to send you an email now. :D :D :D
pseudonymeter
Apr. 13th, 2011 12:24 pm (UTC)
Oh, oh, oh, you should include the page where Boris grabs his ears and collapses on the ground in overly dramatic frustration :::DDDD
I kinda want to icon all of Boris.. ♥♥♥
raineyz
Apr. 13th, 2011 12:38 pm (UTC)
Oh yay I've been waiting for this! Just sent an email 8D
dmjewelle
Apr. 13th, 2011 02:28 pm (UTC)
I shall now take this opportunity to tell you I love Boris very very very much, and would cosplay Lalage if I were in the right age bracket.

Thank you for the story!
fawnfawn
Apr. 13th, 2011 02:43 pm (UTC)
ooh! i forgot if i had asked before! but i've definitely been waiting for a sales post, yay!~~~ i'm so glad you had it reprinted! email sent~
frogdance
Apr. 13th, 2011 05:33 pm (UTC)
Lovely :')
keelain
Apr. 13th, 2011 06:27 pm (UTC)
This is beautiful! I am so sorely tempted to get a copy but for now I just wanted to tell you that THIS IS BEAUTIFUL...
ansemaru
Apr. 13th, 2011 07:13 pm (UTC)
This is painfully gorgeous...
mithas
Apr. 13th, 2011 10:55 pm (UTC)
a;sdlfkajd! Wah Hwei. I will buy anything you print. Would not have known about this if I was not checking lj out of sheer boredom while out. I will email you once I get home. D:
tongari
Apr. 14th, 2011 02:34 pm (UTC)
Augh lj ate my comment so you might get it twice sorry ;; but I have saved you a copy and we should catch up soon!!!!!
neekaneeks
Apr. 13th, 2011 11:42 pm (UTC)
This makes me soooo happy! ♥
politesse
Apr. 14th, 2011 01:00 am (UTC)
I'd love to purchase a copy! Quite excited that you are selling this :> will be sending an email to you shortly!
skitty_kitty
Apr. 14th, 2011 01:03 am (UTC)
Are you kidding, a chance to own something you drew? SOLD.
shiroyue
Apr. 14th, 2011 02:07 am (UTC)
Yeaaah finally! On it like white on rice.
fouenpassant
Apr. 14th, 2011 03:30 am (UTC)
Is it possible to ask you to reserve a copy for me? I want one for sure, but it'll take me about 2 weeks before I can reset my paypal account and get money into it :O
tongari
Apr. 14th, 2011 02:38 pm (UTC)
Sorry this is a quick one just to say I've held a copy for you so don't worry! Will get back to you as soon as o fix my net at home. Thanks so much for your interest in his book ;;
fouenpassant
Apr. 14th, 2011 10:06 pm (UTC)
thank you!!! I'll send in my order once I'm done arranging the proper means to pay you :D hopefully by next week
sjlei
Apr. 14th, 2011 04:11 am (UTC)
You know I really want one! Right now is not possible though. Could you please hold a copy for me and if you don't hear from me in about 2 weeks then please go ahead and give it to someone else who wants it as much ;_;

tongari
Apr. 14th, 2011 02:43 pm (UTC)
Hi Lei! Sorry I have to keep this short but will hold a copy for you and will get back to you as soon as I fix my net at home. Thanks for waiting as I remember you asking after it a long tome ago ;;
rakugaking
Apr. 14th, 2011 04:43 am (UTC)
definitely must get a copy of this =)
rue_avalon
Apr. 14th, 2011 05:17 am (UTC)
EMAILING RIGHT NOW *runs like the wind*
paresink
Apr. 14th, 2011 03:01 pm (UTC)
Love your site man keep up the good work

bladderwrack
Apr. 14th, 2011 06:14 pm (UTC)
Whoo! :D
londett
Apr. 14th, 2011 07:53 pm (UTC)
Hello. We don't know each other, I found your lj when searching for anything Raidou related and have read occasionally since. (It's lovely, thank you for drawing. And sorry for not commenting - not the best english from my direction.) I don't unfortunately know most of your fandoms, but I love how your style is intense and at the same time relaxing to look at.

I don't know would you have sold it for random people from internet but Drops in the Ocean looks just like collector's item and eeeek if I just managed to miss my copy by reading this too late. ^_^'
siroccos
Apr. 14th, 2011 08:50 pm (UTC)
AHHHH How did I miss this in my friendslist! It looks so lovely, why is everyone coming out with excellent artbooks so close to eachother sob my wallet I Hope there are still some left after I can fill up my paypal...
ocicatsy
Apr. 14th, 2011 10:21 pm (UTC)
ooooh I just emailed you an order. Thank you for making this available!
neotenic_art
Apr. 15th, 2011 01:57 am (UTC)
So sorry, spazzed out and tried to email you so quickly I didn't completely read that you had closed orders. ;A;

B-but I want one so bad s-sorry...
moko_moko
Apr. 15th, 2011 03:15 pm (UTC)
Must...order...now
Thank you for such a beautiful book!
onisaka
Apr. 16th, 2011 11:48 am (UTC)
Argh, I just read that you closed your orders, I'm too late ;_;

Will you do another reprint in the future ? I will be interested =)
onewaystair
Apr. 17th, 2011 08:11 pm (UTC)
These previews look absolutely gorgeous! I see that you closed orders, but I really admire your drawings and your approach to sequential art, and I just wanted to say hello since I friended you out of nowhere. Thank you for sharing your art.
jenzay
Apr. 20th, 2011 06:33 pm (UTC)
Words cannot express my joy---
Just sent in my email :DDD
jenzay
Apr. 20th, 2011 06:35 pm (UTC)
Eeep, I just read that you closed orders? ;-;
If you do another reprint I would definitely be interested!
leradny
Jul. 5th, 2011 01:55 am (UTC)
I'm so depressing you would both grow up to be emo kids

If you hadn't closed orders and if my wallet was not starving I would buy this so hard.
naiyad
Jul. 11th, 2011 02:34 pm (UTC)
I've returned home and got my hands on my copy~ It's beautiful! Thank you so much for writing/drawing/having it printed. <3
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