We got his words directly. The news was he finished the editing of The Crippled God and is at work on the 5th Bauchelain & Korbal Broach novella.
“finished edit on The Crippled God which means that’s the last time I will ever read the novel front to back. Feels like I can die tomorrow and be fine with that, and all the rest of the time allotted me is, like, free. Oh, and started the next B&KB novella yesterday. And ‘Excesses of Youth’ will star a new character inspired by someone most of you know… Did I ever mention my evil streak?”