I just wanted to drop by and do a quick post-mortem on the experiment that turned into Bedside Manor. I know it was confusing, and weird, and in certain places not the best example of good storytelling. But I'm happy with the way things turned out. Overall, it was an interesting experience for me, and I'm happy I could do something with the (*checks notes*) 50,000+ word novella that was just sitting in a folder on my computer doing nothing.
For those of you who wanted to but couldn't solve the various mysteries, let me encourage you once again to visit the new Forum. Here you can discuss ideas, share strategies, show off what codes you've already cracked, and assist each other with the ones you haven't (according to my website analytics, nobody has solved all of the puzzles just yet).
Also, if you enjoyed this kind of semi-interactive storytelling and would like more in the future, do let me know. And if you hated it and want to see a return to the more traditional gas station shenanigans, I'll understand. I'm always interested in learning what you guys want to see.
Furthermore, I want to drop a very special thanks to a couple of individuals who made very generous donations to the coffee fund recently. Kate and Zero, I can't thank you enough. You've given me enough caffeine to fill the entire month, at least.
That's all for now.
Happy Halloween-month, friends.