Writer Emergency Pack, one year later
Exactly one year ago, we launched this Kickstarter for Writer Emergency Pack.
On that first day -- November 3, 2014 -- we brought in 464 backers and raised $14,055, surpassing... Read more
New partners, new stores and a brand new project (called One Hit Kill)
Some quick updates on Writer Emergency Pack:
We hired an education consultant!Her name is Sarah Stephens. We found her through our friends at Young Storytellers. The daughter of teachers,... Read more
Writer Emergency Pack now in stores, and how online retail works
tl;dr -> thanks to you, we now have decks for purchase on the John August store and Amazon.
As backers of Writer Emergency Pack, you helped us make something brand new.... Read more
The finish line, and the start of the next race
Every morning, I stumble downstairs, turn on the coffee maker and then switch on my phone. Along with that first hit of caffeine, I am delighted to see backers tweeting... Read more
How and why we shipped so quickly
We began shipping Writer Emergency Pack last week. Quite a few backers have already received their decks. I've been getting tweets and photos like this:
Most backers should get their... Read more
Shipping Writer Emergency Pack early
Happy December, all. For those in the U.S., I hope you had a great Thanksgiving.
I'm back from a much-needed vacation, and excited for the next phase of this Kickstarter... Read more
The last details
We have about 20 hours left in the Writer Emergency Pack campaign -- it all ends Thursday at noon Pacific Standard Time.
Thanks to you, we way exceeded all... Read more
The Final Push
With 49 hours to go, we are 180 awesome people short of reaching 5,000 backers for Writer Emergency Pack.
According to the useful charts at Kicktraq, it looks like we'll... Read more
Using Writer Emergency Pack (and Cards Against Normality)
Last Sunday, when I sent out the update about How Playing Cards Are Made, we had 2,300 backers. Now we have nearly twice that. Which is crazy.
We're quickly approaching... Read more
Getting to 5,000 backers, and what that means
TL;DR: With your help, we are on track to reach 5,000 backers, which would put us in the top 0.4% of all Kickstarter projects ever. To get there, we've added... Read more
Sunday school: How Playing Cards are Made
One of my goals with Writer Emergency Pack is to share what I've learned along the way. So for this update, I wanted to give you a quick look at... Read more
A thank-you gift, plus details on the Dark Mode deck
When we launched Writer Emergency Pack on Monday afternoon, Ryan Nelson put in a one dollar pledge, just so we could be sure it worked.
For about 20 minutes, it... Read more
So, wow! We funded!
It's been a crazy afternoon. Ryan and I are busy trying to reply to (and thank!) the backers who've made this project possible. We took a minute to record a... Read more