Delayed but not Forgotten
While we finished the shoot back in November, editing was going along swimmingly until a series of events put everything on hold. Editor Turner Browne was sick for awhile, and... Read more
Finally! We've finished the shoot!
It took us almost a year to land the right location, timing, and background for Golda Meir. But we did it. The Golda Meir segment is now "in the can"--the... Read more
We're almost there!
What a learning experience this production has been! Currently we are still seeking a location for our last segment (an orange grove, away from traffic, hills in background); we're changing... Read more
Your Incentive Gifts
At last, the set of five original postcards and the poster are in the mail. Those of you who were entitled to them ($50+ postcards;... Read more
Last we week shot the hosting section of the web series--all the introductions, to each amazing woman as well as to the whole series. We learned to build our own... Read more
After being rained out twice from our location for Golda Meir, we have now lost it altogether! We are trying to find a new location within 30 miles of the... Read more
First off, Happy New Year, Everyone!
We got behind schedule with our shoots due to having been rained out of two locations not once but twice! But we're back on... Read more
Benazir Bhutto--in the can
Hi, everyone -- Last week we shot Benazir Bhutto at a lovely home in Brentwood, thanks to the hospitality of one of our backers, Lauren Rojany. It was done in... Read more
Benezir Bhutto coming up
We found the perfect location for Benezir Bhutto, the late prime minister of Pakistan, but it isn't available until mid-October. We will update you on that right after the shoot.... Read more
Just finished the third in our "International Sheroes of Diversity" series. This one is of Sarah Winnemucca, the 19th century Native American activist who spoke five languages and worked as... Read more
Hi, Everyone -- We shot the sequence for Sojourner Truth a couple of weeks back. Turner is in the middle of editing it now. We used the Unitarian Universalist Church... Read more
International Women of Diversity: Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz
Yesterday we shot the monologue for Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, a 16th century Mexican nun who was the most brilliant poet in the western world up until Emily... Read more
We've had a very labor intensive couple of weeks since the campaign ended--successfully, thanks to you. Turner, our videographer/editor, has been getting all the technical stuff together as well as... Read more
You're on line!
Dear Wonderful Backers,
At last the money raised for our campaign has been released and we can seriously get into pre-production. In the meantime, I have now updated my website,... Read more
Giving credit where credit is due!
Hello, dear backers --
In another week Kickstarter will disburse your pledges to us and we can begin our project in earnest. In the meantime, I want to update my... Read more
We made it!
Wahoo! Nine hours to go and pledges still coming in, we are over our goal! Thank you, thank you, thank you, for your pledges, your support, for making this happen.... Read more
30 hours to go!
One of our wonderful backers figured that if 100 people each gave $9, we'd surpass our goal! So if each of you could bring in one friend to pledge $9,... Read more
"Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!" -- Mae West
And we think you're wonderful. We now have 177 backers, and we cherish the support each and every one of you have given us.
With 48 hours to go from... Read more
Five days to go
Hello, wonderful backers! Just wanted to give you an update on our progress. Yesterday was a red letter day--8 wonderful new backers to the tune of $500. And last week... Read more
Memorabilia -- Costume Prizes!
Each day of our final week we will make some special incentives available. Today we’ve added three costumes from some of Elaine’s one-woman shows:
- A shimmering silver lame gown and head... Read more
Our campaign is getting national attention! This morning, 3/22, at 11:00 AM EST Robin Morgan (Sisterhood is Powerful) of the Women’s Media Center (co-founded by Gloria Steinem and... Read more
The Quotable Woman, the web series hits Ms. Magazine!
Much excitement: An article about my book and our campaign was just posted on the Ms. Magazine blog. Take a look—and spread it around: http://msmagazine.com/blog/2014/03/17/quote-unquote-kickstarting-womens-history/ In barely an hour it... Read more
We made it--and then some!
Thank you all for helping make our match a success. Not only did we get the 20 new backers we needed, we got 37! And raised $482.
A... Read more
We have a matching grant!
If we get 20 newbackers by midnight tomorrow, Sunday, March 16, we will receive a matching grant of $500. A few good friends who, like you, believe... Read more
We're gonna be on national radio!
I’m so excited. I’ve been invited to be a guest on national radio on “Women’s Media Center Live with Robin Morgan.” It will air Saturday, March 22 at 11:00 a.m... Read more
HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY!
Yup--March 8 is International Women's Day. What better way to celebrate than backing up The Quotable Woman, the web series? We got off to a roaring start, thanks to you--then... Read more