Hi all -Wondering if any of you have had experience with kickstarter.com?I'm launching my first campaign this Sunday, trying to raise $4k during the month of April, to fund a month of writing for a…Continue
"Just to report in. After one week to the hour, we hit $14,000 – ten grand over our goal with three weeks left. 24 hours after that we're closing in on 18k. This will fund 3 books, interior illustrations, editor, covers, book…"
"Okay, whew.We were fully funded in 60 hours. We raised $4,000 in 2 and a half days, instead of the 28 days we defined in the campaign.
Just twelve hours after that, we are more than a third of the way towards the funding of a second book.…"
"I haven't done a Kickstarter project personally, but a friend of mine got her mobile app funded through it. I kind of like the "all or nothing" approach. Basically, it's a good gauge of whether or not your idea is marketable. If…"
"There are no "publishing limitations" in using historical figures in your fiction.I've just written a book involving George Merryweather, Helena Blavatsky, Tolstoy, Florence Nightingale, Lords Cardigan and Raglan, Samuel Colt, just to…"
Writer/producer/screenwriter living on a tiny windswept Pacific island. Impresario of Canada's first and largest steampunk show, Victoria Steam Exposition. Author of the upcoming steampunk novel "Mechanicals" due April 2012!
What do you hope to find at The Steampunk Writers & Artists Guild?
I'm in because I drew blueprints for a water ship / aerial / spacecraft, It runs on steam, and utilizes a mechanical energy storage and generation device.Within the vessel is a garden, for entirely self-contained food.The one aspect I haven't entirely worked out is H2O generation, i.e. fuel, or perpetual fuel.The ship also has a gamer's deck, in the event things get dull, or the moment strikes.Happy Sailing,SJSee More