I’m very sorry about the extreme absence. My one instance of sickness created a domino effect where I had to play catch up to make my monthly budget but I didn’t wait long enough to recover so I ended up burning out again. Then, in trying to do enough work so I could save up enough money to clear out enough time in my schedule to devote at least two full weeks to translating kept getting delayed because extra expenses kept popping up. I am currently still trying to make that last hundred to meet my financial goals.
I am deeply sorry about how long this absence has been.
In order to try to prevent this from happening and to give me some more flexibility, instead of setting future chapter releases for Great Tang Idyll to be on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, I will choose to release 3 chapters within a Monday through Friday work week. This means that I could release all 3 chapters in one day, release 1 chapter on the old Mon/Wed/Fri schedule, or release 2 chapters one day and the 3rd chapter the next. I will also try to see about setting a progress meter to help readers see when the next chapter will come out so you guys aren’t left hanging.
Finally, I will be making up the long queue of chapters that I missed while I was away. I am aiming to fulfill my weekly quota of 3 chapters by the end of this week.
Thanks again for your understanding and patience. I’m really grateful that I didn’t get yelled at as much as I was afraid I would because the pressure I was giving myself on this situation was really stressful and actually counterproductive.