April (?)1995: Issue #10 of Taste of Latex appears. Chapter One of the Velderet appears under the title "The Velderet 3000 A.D." (They made me tack on "3000 A.D." so it would seem more futuristic?) Fetish artist Panasewicz provides graphics and drawings to accompany the story. They don't accurately reflect the actual visual look of the story, but they are kinda neat.
July 1995: Issue #11 of Taste of Latex. Chapter Two appears.
October 1995: Issue #12 of Taste of Latex. Chapter Three appears.
January 1996: Issue #13 of Taste of Latex. Chapter Four appears.
April (?) 1996: Issue #14 of Taste of Latex. Chapter Five appears.
October (?) 1996: Issue #15 of Taste of Latex. Chapter Six appears.
No more issues of Taste of Latex are forthcoming and Cecilia makes plans to release the book through Masquerade Books.
October 1998: Masquerade cuts back their publishing output, and plans for The Velderet fall through.
Spring 1999: Circlet Press announces the upcoming publication of The Velderet.
Fall 1999: Cecilia still hasn't finished writing it and Circlet is having financial troubles.
October 2000; Cecilia finishes the manuscript.
May 2001: Circlet survives the ups and downs of the book industry, and finally releases the book.
April 2002: The Velderet is selected as a Finalist in the 2002 Independent Publisher Awards ("Ippy" Awards) in the Sex/Erotica category.
Copyright © 2002 Cecilia Tan