About those other prizes...
With Grim Tides entirely written and the e-books sent out, my thoughts turn naturally to all the other prizes. My goal is to have everything sent to donors by the time the serial ends this summer, and earlier whenever possible.
The e-book collection of Marla stories should be ready this month, though it'll probably be late in the month. I plan to write the new story for the limited edition chapbook -- which is set soon after Grim Tides -- in March, so that should be along in the spring. I hope to send postcards around the same time, probably along with chapbooks.
The timing for the trade paperbacks depend on the publisher who's doing the book, and I'm not sure of his schedule yet, but I'll let you know when I do. I hope to have them ready sometime in the summer.
I want to make new bookmarks, ideally featuring the new cover art Lindsey Look is creating, or with the art for the sketch, so those will be along later, probably also in summer. Same with the prints of the sketch, and with the limited edition hardcovers -- they should be ready in the summer. (The hardcovers should include some neat extra content.)
So expect a trickle of goodies over the next six months or so!
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Your name in the acknowledgmentsEstimated delivery:
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As above, and a new Marla Mason bookmark.Estimated delivery:
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As above, and a DRM-free e-book of the finished novel (.mobi, .epub, or .pdf format).Estimated delivery:
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As above, and a DRM-free e-book collecting several Marla Mason short stories, including early hard-to-find short-short "Encounter on a Back Street."Estimated delivery:
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As above, and a signed limited edition chapbook featuring a new Marla Mason story. ($55 for backers outside the US)Estimated delivery:
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As above, and a signed trade paperback of Grim Tides as soon as it's available. ($85 for backers outside the US.)Estimated delivery:
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As above, and a personal handwritten postcard from Marla to you. May contain light profanity and bad doodles.Estimated delivery:
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As above, and a print of a Marla Mason drawing (artist TBA).Estimated delivery:
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As above, and I name a character -- or spell, or yacht, or something else in the book -- after you, or use a name we mutually agree upon. It's a great gift: immortalize your loved ones! Or yourself.Estimated delivery:
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As above, and a signed limited edition hardcover of Grim Tides. ($410 for backers outside the US.)Estimated delivery:
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As above, and I'll write a Marla Mason short story just for you, featuring any supporting character of your choice, to be produced in a signed chapbook limited edition of a single copy.Estimated delivery:
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As above, and I'll dedicate Grim Tides to you. (You funded almost the whole thing single-handed! You earned it!)Estimated delivery:
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