A bit of news and a worthy cause
I just wanted to let you folks know that this coming spring I expect to be raising funds to produce a Clockwork Phoenix 5anthology. Things ended up going quite... Read more
CLOCKWORK PHOENIX 4 award nominations and honors, so far
Hey, folks! I'm acting on a suggestion that I ought to recap everything that's happened with this book so far. (It is kind of wild that nearly two years have... Read more
CLOCKWORK PHOENIX 4 story by Kenneth Schneyer now Nebula Award finalist!
Hello, CLOCKWORK PHOENIX 4backers. I have great news and yet another reason to shower all of you with thanks. Kenneth Schneyer's story from our pages, “Selected Program Notes from... Read more
Great news in the new year
Hello, CLOCKWORK PHOENIX 4 backers! Long time no talk.
I wanted to share some great news directly with all of you who made it possible in the first place. This... Read more
Launching CLOCKWORK PHOENIX 4 + a new project
Hi, folks! Just a couple of things, but they're important.
Next week I will formally launching CLOCKWORK PHOENIX 4 -- by which I mean I'll be announcing that it's... Read more
A quick update and another request for Acknowledgment list names
Hi, folks! Just another quick update on where things stand. Work has started on generating both the e-book and trade paperback editions of Clockwork Phoenix 4. The amazing Liz... Read more
The official CLOCKWORK PHOENIX 4 table of contents, and other important progress updates
Hello, Kickstarter backers. I hope that so far the new year has treated you well.
It's been a little while since the last update, and I have a lot of... Read more
Hello, CLOCKWORK PHOENIX 4 backers!
I'll feel I'm overdue in letting all of you know how things are going, so here's an update.
1) First, CLOCKWORK PHOENIX 4 opened to... Read more
A thank you, an update, and some worthy causes
I apologize that this is so late in coming. For a number of reasons, neither Anita nor I have had much of a chance to stop and reflect since this... Read more
GREAT NEWS and LAST CHANCE
Folks! WE HIT THE $10,000 GOAL. My jaw is still on the floor somewhere. THANK YOU ALL.
Before we bust out the champagne, I just wanted to pass out one... Read more
The $6,666 prize (and an update on where we stand now)
Hello folks! I pledged that I would do something special if the campaign stopped at $6,666, and I was clearly challenged last week to show them or fold them.
And... Read more
WE MADE IT! WE'RE PAYING PRO RATES! THANK YOU! (And now the next phase of the evil plan.)
WE DID IT! WE MADE OUR GOAL! CLOCKWORK PHOENIX WILL PAY PRO RATES. AND NOW OUR NEXT GOAL: A NEW WEBZINE FOR POETRY AND FICTION. TARGET: $10,000.
Thank you all... Read more
One stretch goal down. Taking aim at the next. Nine days left.
Folks, we've made our first stretch goal! We're past $6,500, and we'll be able to pay writers 4 cents a word when we open to submissions for the next volume... Read more
Three new Backer rewards (w/ video): A "book case" for your e-reader, story critiques, a tote bag full of all our books
Hi, folks! I hope you're having a good weekend and getting to enjoy some of the Olympics.
We're battening down for the final stretch.
There's only 10 days left and... Read more
New Backer reward #1: A limited edition signed & numbered Cherie Priest chapbook
Hi, folks, Mike, here. Yesterday I mentioned we've been working on new Backer rewards, and the first of these has come together. Please forgive me for being long-winded, because it... Read more
Into another loooong stretch
Once again, I can't thank all of you enough. We're starting the final two weeks of this Kickstarter with the project fully funded and the first of our... Read more
CLOCKWORK PHOENIX 4 is a GO!!!!! (and now it's time for stretch goals...)
If anyone had told me that I would wake up on the twelfth day of our Kickstarter campaign and discover that WE ARE ALREADY FULLY FUNDED I am not sure... Read more
Clockwork Phoenix pins sold out at $60 reward level; still available at $125 reward level
In just two days since we posted the new video, Anita's Clockwork Phoenix pins have sold out at the $60 reward level. There are, however, still some pins available at... Read more
Clockwork Phoenix pins in progress (with video)
Today we made it almost to 65% funded, just past $3,200! Still a long way to go ... but not as long a way as yesterday! Whew.
This afternoon several... Read more
So far, so great & a long way still to go
Hi, folks. Anita and I have just gotten back from our extended trip to Boston and New York, which included all four days of ReaderCon. (Which was wonderful, by the... Read more
Almost halfway there!
Hi, folks, it's a half hour before I lead the Mythic Poetry Reading at ReaderCon. I have a day ahead jammed full of panels, but I just wanted to say... Read more
Almost $2,000 in two days -- what can I say other than Thank you!
Hey, folks, Anita and I are at author (and CLOCKWORK PHOENIX 3 contributor) Nicole Kornher-Stace's house getting ready to make the last leg of the trip to ReaderCon in Boston.... Read more
$1000 in under 12 hours!
I don't have time to say much, because Anita and I have to finish packing tonight so we can drive up to New York tomorrow, then head to Boston for... Read more