UNPUBLISHED UNCLE ends soon
A reminder that the new Kickstarter for the UNPUBLISHED UNCLE plus the biography of JP Martin ends in 48 hours:
Since it started I've found another chapter... Read more
New Kickstarter with unpublished Uncle by JP MARTIN and more!
Three years ago you backed my Kickstarter for THE COMPLETE UNCLE by JP Martin and Quentin Blake. Now I've launched another, featuring both unpublished Uncle stories by JP... Read more
Signed copy on ebay and other updates
Sorry for the silence. We're now down to 4 people who haven't sent me their details and therefore don't have their book, but we're getting there!
As well... Read more
So I think I'm almost ready to pause for Xmas. With a couple of exceptions - who I shall email individually tomorrow - all books have now been... Read more
Shipping and many other important updates
In case you missed it, the very very heavy books are with me (and they're beautiful) and the shipping process has begun. Some people have received their books... Read more
Things move on - with pictures
Excuse brevity - my broadband has gone down so this is by mobile.
Books arrived and I think they look amazing. Packaging arrived, first collection by Royal Mail... Read more
Uncle lives! Plus a question for non-UK backers and collection details.
The books have hit the UK! I haven't seen one yet, although I have seen the running pages (basically the unbound insides) and I think they look great.... Read more
UNCLE - A slight further delay (sigh)
I had hoped that this update I'd be able to show you a finished copy of the book, and let you know that the posting-out process was beginning.... Read more
Books officially ordered, and lots of updates
It's been just over a month since my last update, and I'm sorry to have been so quiet, but there's lots of news in this update to make... Read more
CDs & Postcards; Slight delay; The thank-you list
So, it's the first of September, and I'm afraid this update is the one where I tell you that I won't be able to ship the books this... Read more
Book design, scanned artwork and more
Some fun stuff to share with you today, as I am deep in the process of getting everything together. So first of all, I've got some of the... Read more
Sorry for the delay in updating you all. Things have been very busy as I've been putting together all of the various elements of the book - getting... Read more
Getting to work! Surveys, Proofreading and more...
I'm sorry for not having updated since the end of the fundraising - I was waiting for kickstarter to finish collecting the money and sending it to me,... Read more
Last day - London backers, please come for a drink!
So we're well into the last 24 hours, and unless something remarkable happens this will be my last update until we're finished. A very short one, then.
SFX... Read more
Housekeeping email - please read! 2 days to go...
So there are less than two days to go now, and I'm very grateful to all of you for your support. There's quite a lot of important information... Read more
An original UNCLE manuscript and pictures by J. P. Martin!
Three and a half days to go, and hopefully a little surge to come as kickstarter email all of the people who clicked 'remind me' but haven't pledged... Read more
One week to go, and a visit to the archive!
So we've just passed the 'one week left' mark, and I still can't believe how much support we've had. Many thanks, all of you.
Hopefully we'll see a... Read more
The Quentin Blake Archive and more.
I'm sorry to have been so quiet over the last few days, but the advent of the London Book Fair has meant that my day job has taken... Read more
Half-way! Will Self, Radio Oxford, 300% and more
Well, today marked the half-way point of the campaign, and we're sitting very pretty at over 300%. The last few days have been quiet, but I know a... Read more
Media, CD explanation, new target and new rewards
I had a busy day yesterday, doing interviews for BBC Somerset and BBC Points West, the local TV news channel for the area. James Currey, J.P. Martin's grandson,... Read more
Media on Thursday!
Still can't quite get over the success of the project - thank you so much to all of you. It is really wonderful.
Initially, I didn't dare to... Read more
Happy belated Easter
Woohoo! Just slipped over £18k as I was writing this. Many thanks all, and we should hit 300 backers shortly. I'm grateful to each and every one of you. And... Read more
Thank you and a few thoughts
Well there we go, over 200% funded within 24 hours. I'm deeply grateful to each and every one of you. I can't wait to get to work on... Read more
I can't believe we've hit our target already. Just over 4 hours! This is really happening! I'm actually going to have to do this!
I couldn't be happier. ... Read more