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Howler King Novel Project

Award-winning Author J. Lloyd Morgan wants to create a novel based on the world introduced in his short story "Howler King."

Howler King Novel Project

Award-winning Author J. Lloyd Morgan wants to create a novel based on the world introduced in his short story "Howler King."

$410
pledged of $3,000pledged of $3,000 goal
7
backers
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Mon, March 23 2015 3:25 PM UTC +00:00
Last updated March 23, 2015

About

First of all, click here to read the short story "Howler King." After all, if you are going to support this project, you want to know what it is based on, correct?

Many people are asking, “When is your next book coming out? And what will it be about?” While I have a few projects in the works, the one which has captured my attention and imagination right now is a novel based on my short story “Howler King.” Work on the book has been slow because I have been using a most of my time and creative energy to teach my English classes over the last few months.

I have some potential time off this summer to devote more time to write, edit, format, and get a cover design created for the project. All of this costs money. Since I’ve had so many people asking for my next book, I’ve elected to do this Kickstarter, allowing others to help.

Donating to this cause is a win-win. There are rewards for donating (as found on the rewards page), plus with your help I’ll be able to get this book out by the goal date of December 2015.

Many people don’t realize the amount of money required to produce a book. Editing, formatting, and cover design can easily run into the thousands of dollars. That doesn’t factor in time required to write and promote the work!

I’m excited to have people read which will most likely be the first book in a series. The book doesn’t have an official title yet—my titles don’t usually come to me until after I finish writing them.

Please look over the rewards. I’m offering some pretty cool stuff. Any donations are greatly appreciated!

Risks and challenges

Having written seven books, I know what is involved to create one--from writing the first word, to holding the final version in my hands. Aside from drive and desire, the other two elements required are time and money--hence this Kickstarter. The December deadline I've set will help with the drive (after all, stories are never done, only due). The challenges are unforeseen issues--natural disasters, health issues, and so on. While I have other books I've started on, my full focus will be to finish this one. It's not a big stretch to say that those who support me like to read, and I like to write, so let's help each other!

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    Your name will be included in the acknowledgement page of the novel.

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    Your choice of any of J. Lloyd Morgan's previous novels, autographed and personalized to you! (Excluding "The Bariwon Chronicles.")

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    Autographed copy of the novel when it is completed. Your name will be included on the acknowledgment page.

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    Autographed copy of rare, out-of-print, first edition of J. Lloyd Morgan's novel "The Hidden Sun." (Collector's edition!)

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    Your choice of three of J. Lloyd Morgan's previous novels, autographed and personalized to you! (Excluding "The Bariwon Chronicles.")

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    Autographed copy of J. Lloyd Morgan's novel "The Bariwon Chronicles." (Contains "The Hidden Sun," "The Waxing Moon," and "The Zealous Star" plus added scenes and extras!)

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    A character in the book will be named after you.

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    The book will be dedicated to you. Your name will be included on the dedication page found near the front of the book.

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    J. Lloyd Morgan will write a short story based on your idea. (Between 5,000 and 10,000 words.)

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    J. Lloyd Morgan will come to your town to give a presentation on writing--schools, writing groups, church activities. (Airfare and lodging included with the pledge.) Limited to the USA, excluding Alaska and Hawaii.

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