ORIGINAL METAPHOR DICE are now almost 60% off!
We had an idea for how to help fund the new edition of Metaphor Dice, and we have added a new backing level to the campaign:
The new edition of... Read more
And the winner (in a landslide!) is . . .
. . . Erudite Vocabulary!
With almost 400 votes cast during the month of January, we are thrilled to announce that the first Metaphor Dice Expansion Set will called THE... Read more
Vote for the first EXPANSION SET of Metaphor Dice!
Greetings, Metaphorical Backers!
As I write this, I am waiting to receive a shipment of another 2,000 sets of Metaphor Dice, which have spent that last 30+ days on the... Read more
This is likely our last update about Metaphor Dice!
I've checked in with all the folks whose packages appeared to have some issues, but everyone seems to have received their Metaphor Dice by now (except for Jon, a former... Read more
Your dice will arrive today, tomorrow, or early next week!
Monday we received the dice you helped us create, and every day since has been a day of repackaging, labeling, and mailing! By the end of today, all packages will... Read more
August and Everything After
Hello, Metaphorical Backers!
Here is a photo of the last six sets of the initial batch of Metaphor Dice, the ones we sometimes called the "final prototypes." Anyone who backed... Read more
Are you one of these final 16 people?
Although we have almost 100 backers whose Metaphor Dice will not be sent until September/October at the earliest, Oliver and I have sent out over 300 sets since... Read more
Clearing up some confusion
There are only 19 Early Bird orders left to send out, but I don't know where to send them because those backers have not answered their "Backer Surveys."... Read more
Labels, Mailers, and Package Groups!!
Here is what I've been doing in the last two weeks:
If you know me, you know that I LOVE mailing things! So these last two weeks have been particularly... Read more
This is what my office looks like these days!
Bubble mailers & boxes everywhere!
When the campaign on Kickstarter ended, we moved over to a company called Backerkit, a similar type of platform which essentially swoops in and takes... Read more
I'm adding some "sport related" words to the dice. What do you think?
The livestream update we broadcast on Monday in celebration of the last night of the campaign involved a special appearance by 7th grader Imran Joseph (you'll recognize him from some... Read more
Thank you for helping to bring my idea to life!
Two years ago, as a way of procrastinating writing an actual poem, I started daydreaming about ways to make writing poems a little less daunting. Not just for me, but... Read more
LIVE event tonight to celebrate the LAST DAY of the campaign!
Tonight I'll be live on Kickstarter starting at 9 pm (Eastern) to celebrate the last night of the funding campaign! Barring any last-minute cancellations, we will be successful and Metaphor... Read more
The Dice Arrived Today (And Taylor Adds a Stretch Goal)!
Please help us get to 350 backers by Monday night. If we are successful, I will send everyone a signed poem broadside! Watch the video below to see what the... Read more
Oliver and Taylor will be LIVE tonight . . .
. . . in a little over an hour (9pm Eastern) answering questions if you happen to tune in, introducing Oliver (who really does exist!), providing details on delivery, and... Read more
We will be LIVE on Monday night!
This was just scheduled:
I will be doing a LIVE update on Kickstarter with my enabler Oliver Wellington (and maybe a few special guests) this Monday (4/23) at 9pm Eastern.... Read more
A Professor Speaks to the Tactile Joy of Metaphor Dice
Watching this 90-second testimonial from Prof. Sam Pierstorff makes me glad we did NOT CHOOSE to develop Metaphor Dice first as an app or website. Granted, those projects will have... Read more
News on Early Birds & new backing levels
GREAT NEWS!! Virtually ALL backers to date will be receiving their Metaphor Dice by June REGARDLESS of whether they chose an Early Bird option or not!
To manage this,... Read more
Important updates (some small, one BIG!)
I have four items to update you on today!
- If you live in Canada or Mexico, we've added a new NAFTA-Friendly backing tier with more reasonable shipping charges. It's... Read more
I should probably tell you my name will be on the box!
You'd have to be looking carefully to see it in the campaign video, since most of the images of the prototype box do not include my name, but the final... Read more
Directions (for the Early Backer sets)
Here are the black & white directions that will come with every Early Bird set, complete with whatever typos still remain within them! There is a chance that the regular... Read more