So, the release of my new book is very very soon. In case anyone missed it, I wrote a little survival guide to being trapped in a Jam situation for the Dark Horse blog. Here's a little taster:
Q. Is there any protection from the jam?
A. First of all, the suggestion that peanut butter might counteract the jam has long stopped being funny.
It has been observed that absorbable substances (vegetable matter, wood, organic fabrics, flesh, etc.) can be safely immersed in the jam if they are completely sealed in an unabsorbable substance (metal, stone, plastic, molten lava, etc.). Wrapping your limbs in several layers of plastic bags may provide enough protection to recover vital objects from the jam, such as prescription medication. Citizens doing so, however, must accept full responsibility for any subsequent downturn in fortune and/or bodily mass.
The only surefire protection from the jam is to remain indoors, at least one story above ground level, in a nonwooden building.
Q. I was in a wooden building, outdoors, or on the ground floor at the moment the jam arrived. What can I do?
A. You are currently dead. Since you are reading this, we would like to suggest that you resolve whatever issues of the flesh keep you fettered to the mortal realm.
For more advice to live by, click here for the full article.