Michelle’s next Journey of Discovery
It is with heavy heart that I must pass this along. My darling wife, award winning author Michelle Boullianne Beale will pass on soon after a 12 year battle with... Read more
West By Sea Hardcover (at Lulu) is 30% off this week - ends July 24.
Now is the time to get one or several copies of West By Sea in hardcover. Through Sunday it is 30% off. Details below!
Order from Lulu.com here: http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/westbysea
Enter code... Read more
Charity Update and Kindle Unlimited
The book YOU helped fund is available in four formats: the full color 6"x9" "Treasure Hunt" edition in either hardcover or paperback, and the text-only "Marathon" edition in either paperback... Read more
West By Sea, Kindle Edition
Finally, #WestBySea is out for KINDLE!
This edition is "text only" and does not include the treasure hunt details, but retains all the quotes and travel information. Michelle added some... Read more
No Foolin': Hardcover price same as paperback
For April Fool's Day, the price of @WestBySea in hardcover is reduced: same price as the paperback. Our thanks to you for all your foolish support!
Looking for commentary about West By Sea
There are almost 300 copies of the book "in the wild." Michelle and Ed want to hear what you think of your copy. Write us back here on Kickstarter, on... Read more
From concept to book: a look back (West By Sea, the book)
Please take a second to update your address on Kickstarter.
- Go to the Campaign (link here).
- Click the blue button that says "View Pledge".
- In the pop up... Read more
One year from the start
One year ago we boarded Sea Princess to begin the epic journey around the world. What a year it's been! In this update we'll look back and look forward.
Our... Read more
Getting close to the end of the journey
We're almost done. There's a second round of funding going on through 9/17 for book pre-orders. Tell your friends!
Thanks to our first half dozen backers, we're almost halfway... Read more
West By Sea was in Singapore this morning
Hi everyone, we've finally stepped ashore after 8 days at sea. So this is a short update while we have reasonable wifi access.
First: the trip has started! Yes, we... Read more
Allow myself to introduce... myself.
Today is the day: the "go live" after months of preparation. It is an appropriate time, as Michelle and Ed spend 20 hours aboard commercial jetliners, and losing a day... Read more
Final reminder before we set sail
Hi everyone, hope you're doing well. We're down to the last 48 hours and things are actually coming together. Ed's been packing out the house and doing cleaning. Michelle has... Read more
Backer Surveys are going out
Hi West By Sea backers,
We hope you're enjoying the springtime. In less than two weeks we set off for Australia so it's time to collect your mailing address. Each... Read more
Heading to Boston with WBS Objects
Hi there West By Sea crew. I know you're anxious to get underway. We are too!
Today we're headed to Boston, USA for Michelle's regular visit with the doctors. She... Read more
One month before we shove off!
Hi everyone. We've been really busy. Three major projects in progress and only one month left before we leave! Michelle is getting her spring MRI today to prep for a... Read more
Final Hours and Video Update
On Thursday Ed visited Phoenix Press. They'll be printing your post cards. They may also be printing the adventurer certificates and depending on prices the paperbacks. It doesn't look... Read more
West By Sea: In the Media
We've been working hard to generate press. While trying to sell the house we've spent most of each day promoting West By Sea. More backers means more "social proof" and better... Read more
Objects and News in the final week
Hi everyone, we’re into the final week. Pre-orders for books and postcards will end on 3/31 which is Sunday (and actually it’ll be 4am EDT on 4/1 so those in... Read more
West By Sea: quest for numbered treasure
I’m a huge fan of codes, ciphers, word plays, puns (as you’ve discovered this week on Twitter), maps, treasure hunting and quests. And for a while now I’ve wanted to... Read more
Blog and Book (alpha test)
(You can also view this update on the West By Sea website)
Hi everyone, it was a busy weekend. Did we mention we hate daylight savings time? That’s one reason... Read more
Announcing Stretch Goals: West By Sea
The first ten days have been exciting. The initial funding goal for underway internet access was reached in less than 72 hours thanks to your support. At this point a... Read more
Michelle’s Take on the Kickstarter Campaign
Morning, Good Day, Evenin’, Merry Midnight Kickstarters,
Figured I would cover most times of the day/night depending on when you get to the site to read this update entry. My... Read more
West By Sea: Funded!
Great work to all our amazing backers! You got us underway and now blog bandwidth is assured. After rewards and fees are paid, your support will fund $1500 towards internet... Read more
WBS: Underway making way! (1st Day Update)
Whew, that was quick! You've gotten us off to a great start. We're very happy to see your enthusiasm for tracking this world cruise. Since yesterday the project is over... Read more