Rest in Plants pin Kickstarter almost over!
I posted an update before about my new Kickstarter, but its almost over now! It's only at about 52% with just over a day to go, so it you get... Read more
And now for something... A little different?
It's not endangered birds, but it IS cool science-y art - my friend SEM (one of the artists of Losing Altitude!) and I are running another Kickstarter to fund... Read more
Hello hello! It has been a while, but the website (including a store!) is finally live!
Currently I have stock available of books in hard and soft cover, playing... Read more
By now, with the exception of a few people who never sent me shipping addresses, I have everything shipped out and, hopefully, you should all have received your... Read more
I thought you might all appreciate a little shipping update. I've got about 85% of the orders shipped out. There are a handful of backers who never filled... Read more
Books are HERE!
Look what arrived today!!
All I need to do is get the shipping boxes and we're ready to start shipping out!
Books are DONE!
I am SO excited- I just got a call from the printer today, the books are finished! The final payment has been made and the books are on their way to... Read more
Final draft: approved!
I just finished reviewing the final draft of the book- which means we're finally off to the printers. Yay! We had a few technical difficulties, which is why it took... Read more
An article and final revisions done!
Hello everyone! My hometown newspaper did a little article about the project, which you can check out here if you like:
Also, the final revisions have been completed -... Read more
Losing Altitude artists
I know a few of the artists are also backers, so to Losing Altitude artists:
A local newspaper in my hometown wants to do an article about the book, and... Read more
Last revision- done!
Excellent news, everyone! I just went through the final revision last night- there are just a handful of minor fixes to make, then it's DONE and ready to go to... Read more
I just got the fully revised text to Whale Works! It took a little longer than I had hoped- mostly due to a lot of overtime at work- but with... Read more
Just tonight I finished making my way through the last of the edits! I've still got to do one final read-through, and there's a few spots where I've got to... Read more
Sorry it's been a while!
It has been a while since my last update! After all of my test readers commented that the text of the book could use a little work, Tallulah... Read more
Red Owl charms!
I finally received the keychains for Cari's Madagascar Red Owl charms, so tomorrow I'll be shipping out the last of the orders that do not include books! There's something wrong... Read more
Shipping out non-book rewards and book status!
Today is a day for news, apparently! I've just heard that Cari's charms, which are the last of the Kickstarter rewards (aside from the books themselves) will arrive on Monday,... Read more
A little update
It's been a while since the last update, but I have some excellent news! I am going to be moving in about a week and a half, and... Read more
Off to the graphic designer!
Hey! It's been so busy lately, I completely forgot to post this update! Anyway, a couple of weeks back I met up with the graphic designer, and the book is... Read more
Last chance to have your name in the back of the book!
Hello everyone! So, editing the glossary took way longer than I expected. I ended up having to completely redo 4 of the entries and add 2 more, and it didn't... Read more
I just wanted to let everyone know that I've finally finished writing the glossary and "What you can do to help" sections! I'm going to have someone read... Read more
I would like to make a public apology for how long this project is taking. I really did not properly anticipate just how much work it would take. I could... Read more
Running a little behind + playing cards!
Hey there everyone!
So the book is running a little behind schedule- it's currently still in editing (though hopefully that should be done within the next two weeks or so)... Read more
Happy New Year!
I hope you all had a wonderful New Years! I've got a couple of announcements for you. Let's start with the most exciting: Cari's Red Owl charm will now be... Read more
Cover art WIP
Hello everyone! Sorry for the lack of updates lately- I'm still writing, and waiting on a few last pieces from artists, but hopefully I'll have the wordy bits ready for... Read more
Hey everyone! Most of the artwork is in now and I'm hard at work researching birds and putting the book together! A few of you have already gotten surveys- you'll... Read more
Photo not working, whoops!
A few people have told me that the image from the last update wasn't working! It works on my computer so I'm not sure how to make sure it's working,... Read more
Hey, look what I just got in the mail from Jennifer Miller! I've got them carefully packed away so they'll stay safe until the books are ready and it's time... Read more
Posters and extra orders
Hey everyone! I just found out from Jennifer Miller what the stretch goal poster is going to be- the Ridgway's Hawk, a beautiful, critically endangered member of the Buteo... Read more
Hello everyone! It's been a while since the last update- not much is happening at the moment. The artists are currently finishing up their artwork (they have until the 1st... Read more
More books and add-ons
Hello everyone! I've gotten a few questions regarding purchasing Losing Altitude books now that the Kickstarter is over- and before I make any decisions on that count, I'd like to... Read more
The Kickstarter just finished! This time around it was verysuccessful- 147% funded, $8,130, 103 backers, and all four stretch goals reached! So what now? Well, the artists have until... Read more
Macaw stretch goal reached!
Stretch goal reached! We've got 5 hours left in the Kickstarter, and I'm so very happy how it's been going! Cari's been working on the Hyacinth Macaw sticker and has... Read more
Third stretch goal unlocked! And a surprise!
Wow! Just today we went from needing $250 to reach the third stretch goal to having passed the stretch goal! I'm blown away. So now every backer who has pledged... Read more
Second stretch goal unlocked! New stretch goal announced!
As of today we have unlocked the second stretch goal! Now every backer who has pledged $20 or more will receive one of the two charms designed by Cari Corene... Read more
Stretch goal charm design preview!
We've passed the $6500 mark, which means you all get to find out what Cari's ~mystery charm design~ is! It's a Kiwi bird! Check out this adorableness:
You can... Read more
First stretch goal unlocked!
Today we passed $6000, so everyone who pledges $20 or more will get a set of those adorable stickers by Cari Corene! Now there's less than $1000 to go before... Read more
As of the 28th, Losing Altitude is over 100% funded! I've spent the last couple days figuring out some stretch goals with artist Cari Corene, and I'm pleased to announce... Read more
A very special thank-you!
I would just like to take a moment to say an extra-special and especially emphatic thank you to Jo Raadsen! All of us behind Losing Altitude are extremely grateful,... Read more
New reward tier
I've added a new $10 tier to the Kickstarter, with a lovely oversized bookmark donated by artist Mike Sharp!