We Funded The New Kickstarter
Thanks to everyone from this list who helped clear the road to Mars. But we have a stretch goal to make a video. There's about an hour and a half... Read more
Clearing The Roadblock To Mars
I know it's been a while since I've provided an update to my backers for this project. Book sales haven't been great, but I hope that it's given people new... Read more
Ebooks Of Safe Is Not An Option Are Available
Oh, frabjous day! The book is now available at Google Play (currently priced at about eight bucks, but any supporters here who want a free one should send me their... Read more
Almost Ready to Print (This Time For Real)
OK, so I'm reviewing the final PDF this morning, and I expect to upload it to the printer today or tomorrow. Once they approve it, it will become available, print... Read more
I'm doing a final review on the galleys for the book, and hope to be to the printer this week. But I want to include an appendix that lists all... Read more
I've set one up. It includes most of the frontispieces, with full blurbs (shorter ones will actually appear on the back cover). The theme will give you a good feel... Read more
I am talking to a couple potential publishers for the space safety book/monograph/whatever, including Popular Mechanics and AIAA, but I don't know how quickly I can make that happen. ... Read more
For those curious, I've continued to incorporate suggestions and improve the piece (it's over 28,000 words now), and am still exploring options for publication. But here's a draft executive summary... Read more
First Draft Complete
I've got a pretty good first draft of the piece written. It's being reviewed by some experts, so it's not final, but it is substantially complete.
As I feared, it's... Read more
Sorry for the delay, folks, but I'm on the home stretch. It's turning into a small book (I expect it to be about 25,000 words when complete, and hoping for... Read more
Break Out The Champagne
...if you have any. The project has been funded, with margin. Thanks, everyone who contributed, and I'll be getting back to you in the next few days as to how... Read more
Just A Few Hours Left
We're right on the edge, and people could still withdraw their pledges, so it would be nice to build up a safe margin by this afternoon, when the project funds. ... Read more
We just broke $6000, folks. Looks like we're going to get there, with margin that may allow me to do other things as well.
Taking It Home
We are less than two grand from the goal for the space-safety Kickstarter project. I have an offer from a potential donor to match the next thousand that comes in,... Read more
Two-Thirds Of The Way There
But only three more days to go for the space-safety Kickstarter project.
$4000 In, $3000 To Go
Thanks to Adam Greenwood, who contributed his match pledge, and Gary Anderson, we just broke the big Four Oh Oh Oh. $750 more and we're three quarters of the way... Read more
Ten Days And $3250 To Go
That means we need to average $325 per day for the next week and a half (next Friday evening is the deadline). Thanks for all the support so far.
A New Matching Pledge
I have an offer to match a hundred dollars for the next five twenty-dollar pledges. We're a little over halfway there now, with less than half the time remaining (deadline... Read more
We're one day past the halfway point in the fundraising, and we just hit $3500. There are thirteen days left to get the other half. Thanks, all.
An Offer To Match
We have an offer from "MfK" to match ten donors of at least $25, for an additional $250, from last night. We have eight of them as of this morning,... Read more
Kickstarter Funding Progress
Things got off to a good start late last week, but donations slowed down over the weekend. I'm a little less than a third of the way, at $2160, with... Read more