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***FMO 3 will STILL publish***
Even if we are unable to meet the funding goals, FMO 3 will still publish. For details, please read the Updates section. Thank you!

**PDF Samples - 50% of previous issues!**
Issue 1
Issue 2 


The Short

Brent Millis (publisher/editor) and Bryan Schmidt (special social media consultant and promoter) have joined forces to raise funds for the third issue of an indie adult eZine -- FMO.

What is FMO ?
FMO is a tri-annual (three issues a year) indie prose fiction e-magazine heavily steeped in strong adult themes. (Think Heavy Metal Magazine or 2000 AD style stories, but prose.)

Every issue features three to five original stories by various authors from around the world.

Issue Three?
Issues 1& 2 have already been launched! (Please do an Internet search for them.)

Check out the reviews issue one has received.

What is the current state of the issue (3)? 
Submissions from authors have been rolling in since launch of the first issue back in June, and I have enough stories to fill the third issue. The editing process is in full swing.

I also have a fantastic cover artist, Miko Peru -- you can see her art in the image above.

Starting in this issue, FMO is introducing original music tracks from indies artists around the world. This issue: J.G. Barnes' "Revenge and Punishment" -- a track with a strong industrial undercurrent and moving rhythm. 

Cover artists who have worked on FMO in the past:
Issue one - Toshio Maeda
Issue two - Skip Hawks

Previous Authors and Authors-in-consideration:
DL Warner
MT Starkey
James 'Grim' Desborough
Alex S. Johnson
Shon Richards
David W. Barbee
Phro Metal
Jon Konrath
Made in DNA
E.A. Black
John Trevillian
Glynn Barrass
Rick Moore

Please note though, the issue is not yet finalized, so authors and cover artist are subject to change.

What I Need So where does the money go?
Every cent of your contribution will cover paying the authors, cover artist, and music artists FIRST.

This is a PAYING publication. Contributors get paid for their work. As Harlan Ellison said: "PAY THE WRITER!" Everyone gets paid BEFORE I (the publisher/editor) do.

What You Get & Why So Few Rewards?
You get EXACTLY what is in the right-hand column (eZine and images) in a timely fashion -- early December.

The reason I don't offer more is because I am a one-man show. I am not a large company which is going to add "stretch goals" (which are usually not real stretch goals, simply carrots dangling from sticks to make people dig deeper into their pockets). I am about giving a great product at a greater price. Thank you for understanding.

Of course, if you have questions, ask!

Is there a print version?
No, I'm sorry. At this time, there is not. FMO is a high-quality PDF you can print out though. Thank you for understanding.

Covers from past issues (both clipped to save space and conform to rules of Kickstarter):

Issue one cover
Issue one cover
Issue two cover
Issue two cover

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$65 REWARD LEVEL IMAGES (all sketches and B&W and as-is):

"Blue Gun" -- please use this title to identify the image if you want it.
"Blue Gun" -- please use this title to identify the image if you want it.
"Gunner" - please use this title to identify the image if you choose the $65 reward level.
"Gunner" - please use this title to identify the image if you choose the $65 reward level.
"Three Ladies" - please use this title if you choose the $65 reward level.
"Three Ladies" - please use this title if you choose the $65 reward level.

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$75 REWARD LEVEL (a double-sided art sketch):

Side A of "Double-sided"
Side A of "Double-sided"
Side B of "Double-sided"
Side B of "Double-sided"

Risks and challenges

Unforeseen delays could keep the issue from publication until nearer the end of the year (2012).

Bryan's previous Kickstarter, Beyond The Sun, has a publication contract with Fairwood Press. 8 stories have been turned in and bought so far and artist Mitch Bentley is preparing artwork rewards for separate shipment. Ebooks outside the Beyond The Sun ebook should go out to backers shortly. Copies of Beyond the Sun will be delivered in Summer 2013, when printing occurs. Publication date is July 2013.

We have been in touch with all backers and they are excited about it and quite pleased with the project. This is one of several future projects in development.

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    ISSUE 3 (#69003) WITHOUT MUSIC -- You get a DRM-Free PDF or mobi of FMO, the cover in JPG format, and a nice large wallpaper version of the cover. All these items will be emailed (either directly or via link to download) to you when finished. This is for those not interested in receiving the bonus music track.

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    ISSUE 3 (#69003) WITH MUSIC -- You get a DRM-Free PDF or mobi of FMO, the cover in JPG format, and a nice large wallpaper version of the cover AND the original music track "Revenge and Punishment" (320kbps) by J.G. Barnes. All these items will be emailed (either directly or via link to download) to you when finished. This is for those not interested in receiving the bonus music track.

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    TWO ISSUES (you choose 1, 2 or 3) WITHOUT MUSIC -- You get a DRM-Free PDF or mobi of both issues FMO, the covers in JPG format, and nice large wallpaper versions of the covers. All these items will be emailed (either directly or via link to download) to you when finished. This is for those not interested in receiving the bonus music track.

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    THREE ISSUES (1, 2 and 3) WITHOUT MUSIC -- You get a DRM-Free PDF or mobi of all three issues FMO, the covers in JPG format, and nice large wallpaper versions of the covers. All these items will be emailed (either directly or via link to download) to you when finished. This is for those not interested in receiving the bonus music track.

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    ORIGINAL ROUGH SKETCH ART + THREE ISSUES (1, 2 and 3) WITHOUT MUSIC -- You get a DRM-Free PDF or mobi of all three issues FMO, the covers in JPG format, nice large wallpaper versions of the covers, AND your choice of one of the original rough sketch concept pieces Miko Peru did for the cover.

    All "emailable" items will be emailed (either directly or via link to download) to you when finished, and the sketch will be sent via US Postal Service (please allow for shipping during the heavy-traffic holiday season).

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    ORIGINAL DOUBLE SIDED ROUGH SKETCH ART + THREE ISSUES (1, 2 and 3) WITHOUT MUSIC -- You get a DRM-Free PDF or mobi of all three issues FMO, the covers in JPG format, nice large wallpaper versions of the covers, AND the original "DOUBLE SIDED" rough sketch concept piece Miko Peru did for the cover.

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