Jane Austen's EDGAR & EMMA: a novel based on a short story
A full-length novel based on the brilliantly funny story Austen wrote as a teenager—by the author of BITCH IN A BONNET.
EDGAR AND EMMA has arrived!
Hello again to all of you wonderful folk who backed my Kickstarter campaign for this novel; as you may recall, we did not, alas, reach our funding goal. (Insert sad... Read more
A dream deferred
I want to thank all of you stalwarts for your support of EDGAR AND EMMA; if only I could’ve cloned you, I’d have been able to reach the funding goal.... Read more
Down to the wire!
Final 24 hours of the campaign. Edgar and Emma's fates are in your hands. Will they live and breathe in a full-length novel, or remained confined forever to their original... Read more
Down to the wire...but suddenly new pledges to thank!
There's been a sudden uptick in pledgers, now that we're looking the deadline in the face—and I must profusely thank Sara Byron, Steffen Kuschel, Jim Hoffman, Ruby Gallagher (as well as... Read more
Latest thanks—and a five-days-to-go request
Welcome to our new pledge Patricia Williams, and thanks to Stanford Brown for upping his pledge to $225 (to take advantage of our new "Jane Austen team-up" short-story incentive). My... Read more
NEW reward level featuring JANE AUSTEN TEAM-UPS!
What would brusque, decisive Mr. Knightley make of chatty, epicene Mr. Tilney? Would Mary Bennet and Catherine Morland bond over their love of books, or despise each other’s taste? Would... Read more
Latest subscribers...and a word from Fran Leibowitz
Thanks to our latest pledgers, Kay Clevidence, Kosi Gyebi, Monkey Leaf, and Andreas Moravec—very happy to have you all on board! We're less than two weeks from the end of the... Read more
More thanks...plus new tote bag incentive!
Thanks, and welcome, to our newest pledgers: Stuart Baur, Bregte Schudel, Karen Holt, Alan Harmon, and Annie Morse! I'm deeply grateful to every one of you, and hope you'll keep... Read more
One-third funded! Thanks to our newest pledges
Thanks to our most recent supporters—carla, Becky Walker, aduede, Brett Homer, Althea White-Previs, and Kayla Zinn—who've helped us reach the 33% mark. I'm very excited and grateful to have you... Read more
New supporter thanks PLUS new incentive level!
My profound gratitude to Martha Nicholson Steele, Dawn, and Mainon Schwartz for pledging; I can't express how much I appreciate your encouragement and support. Please feel free to contact me... Read more
More than one-quarter funded—with 24 days to go!
That's right—we just cracked 27% of our goal and we've still got the bulk of our funding period yet to run! Thanks to the fine folk whose recent pledges got... Read more
Edgar & Emma is a Kickstarter staff pick!
Forgot to mention this yesterday, but it's a big deal; great to have the organization—as well as all of you—behind us. Spread the word to friends and family, cads and... Read more
Thanks for a BIG first day!
Just one day in, and we're already more than a fifth of the way to our funding goal! Big, billowy Regency thanks to Lisa Laidlaw, Carrie Duncan, Stanford Brown, Laura... Read more