This blog post started as a comment to Lucie Le Blanc’s Google Plus thread about why she’s backing away from Kickstarter. I totally get why she feels that way. Some Kickstarters don’t fulfill at all, or charge so much that some backers feel ripped off.
I say that just as my Walk The Fire Kickstarter is about to fulfill! Six months late. Oh, and all the physical rewards won’t ship until almost 8 months late. You know what, though? It’s still been a glorious success I’m proud to share with the backers. Here’s why…
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A roundtable discussion with Neil from Clarkesworld Magazine as well as Anthony & Cole from Patreon about how creatives & audiences are adapting to crowdfunding and Patreon in particular. (Music: Gronk Patrol by Derek Miller)Download
Well first off, no flame wars plz: John Scalzi admits, nay, revels in his sadism on his blog Whatever.
First? All in good fun. Second? He was a great sport to help me out and I’m grateful. After that? Yeah… COMPLETE Bastard! Read this! Listen to him delight in my pain!
A short video with a reading, ENEMY LINES status update for my IndieGoGo backers, a Kindle Fire giveaway… and a hot pepper.
For those of you who went above & beyond, you know who you are, and thank you! My apologies for the video quality, but I wanted to get this out fast. Enjoy!
It’s the final pledgecast! Paul Cooley & Mike Luoma‘s tearful pleas! (Warning: it gets LOUD!) Visit ENEMY LINES on IndieGogo.com now & become a backer of my indie writing. Only TWO DAYS LEFT! Download mp3
It’s down to the final four days, and you’ve pushed the ENEMY LINES IndieGoGo campaign over a thousand dollars!
It’s less than the average advance for a first novel, but I take it as a great demonstration of support from my readers and listeners! I believe in Indie publishing and podcasting, & want to thank each and every one of you!… but we’re not done yet.
I need to raise as much as I can, to scrape together payment for cover art and editing & get the rewards you’ve earned out the door. Plus, there’s an Amazon Kindle up for draw as soon as we cross the finish line!
If one out of every hundred of my podiobooks listeners answers the call? We’re done. So please visit IndieGoGo and contribute! Thanks folks! See you at the finish line!
5 days to go to fund ENEMY LINES edits & cover art! Christof Laputka phones it in, & Scott Hertzog gets someone else to talk for him. (Dabo Girl!) Like my stuff? Contribute to the ENEMY LINES campaign here. mp3
Less than 2 weeks left to fund ENEMY LINES edits & cover art for paperback release! Today on the pledge drive Bryan Lincoln gets real & Starla Huchton fulfills her community service. Jokes aside, please contribute to the ENEMY LINES campaign here! mp3
Only *2* weeks left to fund ENEMY LINES edits & cover art for paperback release! Today on the pledge drive Nathan Lowell‘s touching homage to my history in podcasting. Jokes aside, please contribute to the ENEMY LINES campaign here! mp3