A Borg Quickie
Just a quick update on a few things I wanted to make my backers aware of.
Borg Like Me Discount for KS Backers
I've decided to make extra copies of... Read more
Happy New Year!
I couldn't let 2014 slip away without thanking all of my backers (and Sparks of Fire Press customers) one more time for a phenomenal year. Crowdfunding the book in 2013,... Read more
Happy Holidays, My Little Borglettes!
So much has happened since last we spoke. I've been doing book readings, was on some TV and radio shows, and I've given a number of magazine interviews.... Read more
So... What Do You Think?
Borg Like Meis in most of your hands by now (ping me if you still don't have your copy). I've heard from a few of you who've read it,... Read more
Well my fellow borganics, it is done! As of Friday, all of the backer reward levels have been fulfilled. The over $40 reward bundles (sent for the holidays last year),... Read more
Are We Borged Yet?
By now, many of you should have received your print copy of Borg Like Me. I'm so happy to finally have this little monster out in the world. At... Read more
Fly, My Little Pretties, FLY!
Borg Like Meis FINALLY heading your way! After endless amounts of stuffing, labeling, stamping, sorting, and schlepping, the print edition is now in the system, as of yesterday afternoon.... Read more
Borg Like Me: It's ALIVE!
It's a baby Borg!
The blessed moment on my doorstep.
The books are here! (At least the press proofs.) The actual, finished book that YOU'RE going to get should be... Read more
And... Press PRINT!
Hello My Fellow Borganics,
I am thrilled to announce that Borg Like Me, clocking in at 296 pages, has finally gone to the printer! I uploaded it last night.... Read more
Happy Spring, My Fellow Borgies!
Lots of exciting news to share with you, including: THE BOOK IS DONE! Well, the writing is done, anyway, and the book is 95% designed and laid out. We're weeks... Read more
Greetings Fellow Borganics,
Hope this message finds you well. I've been meaning to send an update for awhile, but putting one together takes a fair amount of time and I didn't want to... Read more
Happy Axial Tilt from Sparks of Fire Press!
Greetings My Borg,
I hope you and yours are having a fabulous holiday and that you're taking some time to relax, reflect, recharge, be with loved ones, and all of... Read more
Happy Halloween, My Borgs!
In celebration of my favorite day of the year, I thought I'd share a Halloween-related piece that will appear in Borg Like Me. Hope you enjoy it and I... Read more
October Update to The Borg
Greetings Borgie Backers,
It's been awhile since my last update. I wanted to give you some space from the regular feed of updates (I don't know about you, but now... Read more
Makin' the Sausage
I've set aside the month of September to do the lion's share of the writing for Borg Like Me. My first week went well. I've got a boatload of... Read more
Announcing Sparks of Fire Press
Greetings Borg Backers.
I hope you enjoyed my silence as much as I did (even I was getting tired of the sound of my own voice!). After the closing of... Read more
25 minutes and counting
Last chance for romance.
Love to all my backers.
Thanks for everything.
Get While the Gettin' is Good
I'm thrilled to announce that we reached the design/edit stretch goal of $20K last night at a little after 3:30am ET. Now we're...
Three hours and counting! Everything above the... Read more
Gareth "Subscriptions," Priced to SELL!
26 hours and counting...
OK, my Borg Collective, we're powering toward the finish line and looking good for cracking the $20K stretch. Thanks for going on this ride with me.... Read more
Cigarette Boy and Shannon Wheelie
Fourth and Final Art Rewards Bundle
OK, friends, here is is, the art bundle featuring the very rare, expanded edition of Cigarette Boy and a larger Shannon Wheeler New... Read more
Heading for the Finish Line...
Only three days left! My campaign ends at 3pm ET on Friday. I still have a ways to go to reach my first stretch goal of $20K, which is a... Read more
Look Kids, Even MORE Art Reward Packs
Art Reward Pack #3
One of the many positives of doing this Kickstarter campaign has been reconnecting with so many artists that I've worked with over the years. Two of... Read more
Less Than a Week Left!
And now the end-of-campaign push. Six days and counting. Wheee....
Last night, at my book reading at Fab Lab DC (see below), I asked each person there to do me... Read more
GOAL! Plus: Latest Art Rewards, The Kata Sutras
Project Successfully Backed!
At a little past 5pm Eastern yesterday, my Borg Like Me project passed the $15,000 mark and was successfully funded. Hooray! I was taken over the top... Read more
New Art Reward Levels, New Artists!
Evening, Borg Like Me Backers,
We're now heading into the final 10-day stretch of the campaign. It's going to be a sprint to the finish. I'm absolutely floored by how... Read more
New Pledge Levels, Boing Boing's Mondo 2000 Spoof Issue
On Thursday, I reached the trifecta of Kickstarter staff love. I had already been chosen as a Publishing page Staff Pick and for a coveted front page Staff Pick of... Read more
Wake the Kids, Alert the Neighbors!
Things are still developing nicely with the campaign, but pledges have slowed to a crawl in the last few days. I need to keep the heat on. Stoke the boilers!... Read more
In Orbit Somewhere Over Katmandu
Well, the six days since launch have been exciting, to say the least. Right off the pad, the project was covered on Boing Boing, Laughing Squid, the Adafruit blog, got... Read more
[I found out, as I was working on this update, that my project had been chosen as the Project of the Day on the Kickstarter front page. Exciting!]
As I... Read more
And We're Off!
Thanks to everyone who signed onto this project today. This is my first Kickstarter campaign, so the entire process is new to me. Launch today was very exciting. In under... Read more