On this day, one year ago, my book 'Romantic Violence: Memoirs of an American Skinhead' was published solely because of your help.
On the one-year anniversary of its release, I wanted to reach out and personally thank you and let you know how things have been going.
Since its independent release, Romantic... Read more
Books and backer rewards are in the mail!!
Whew! It's been an action-packed week. With a publishing date of April 28 fast approaching, it's time to get your rewards out to you!
The books came in from the... Read more
Interesting day, sneak peak at hardcover...
I've been working with a local book binder in Chicago to get the book made. Things had been going great until this morning when I got this email:... Read more
We're getting close! April 28
Here are the beginnings of what will be some awesome Kickstarter rewards for those who helped fund Romantic Violence: Memoirs Of An American Skinhead. I can't wait to get... Read more
The retail softcover design has been finalized!
Hi backers and friends.
I just received the final e-book and retail softcover design from the artist. Here's a sneak peak.
In other RV news, I will be receiving the... Read more
Welcome the amazing Heather Gabel to the Romantic Violence team!
What do all of these iconic rock & roll art images have in common?
They were all designed by the lovely Heather Gabel. Heather is the artist who developed some... Read more
Romantic Violence is on track for an April 28th release
I've been working hard to try and line up everything for an April 28th release. That means you will receive it a few days before then. I've been getting a... Read more
Happy holidays update on 'Romantic Violence'
Happy holidays to you!
Just a quick update on the book:
Great Lakes Tattoo artist Nick Colella will be designing the hardcover for Romantic Violence: Memoirs Of An American Skinhead... Read more
'Romantic Violence' Progress and Happy Thanksgiving
Just wanted to send out a quick update and wish you all a happy day with your family and friends. I am grateful for your support of my... Read more
WE DID IT! Romantic Violence is being published!
Thank you so much to all of you who pledged your support and to everyone who promoted the campaign by posting links and recommendations.
Because of you we were able... Read more
$15,000 and growing! Chicago public libraries get free books! 12 hours left.
Thank you for contributing to my Kickstarter for 'Romantic Violence: Memoirs of an American Skinhead.' We've hit 200%+ funding with just under 12 hours to go.
I'm so excited! Since... Read more
Handmade keychains are all gone! Thanks. 65 hours to go!
But don't forget that you will still get upgraded for free to receive an original piece of #MakeGoodHappen art from Matthew Hoffman if you've pledged (or increased your pledge) to... Read more
Almost there. Only 4 days left. Tell your friends!
We only have $1,600 left to raise in 4 days to reach the $15,000 stretch goal, and then we're able to put free copies of the book in every Chicago... Read more
Artwork sneak peak for 'Romantic Violence' hardcover!
My tattoo artist and friend Nick Colella of Great Lakes Tattoo in Chicago has been sketching up some treatments for the limited edition, stamped hardback cover for Romantic Violence.... Read more
I've added original #MakeGoodHappen artwork by Matthew Hoffman!
Here's a sneak preview of the original art that every backer over $25 will receive if we eclipse the $15,000 mark. We need to raise $2,139 in 8 days to get... Read more
THE NEXT 25 BACKERS OVER $25 GET A FREE KEYCHAIN HANDMADE BY ME
I found a bunch of these cool vintage metal 45 vinyl (as in records, kids) center adapters that I'm going to turn into keychains. I love that they're stamped with... Read more
New stretch goals added for you!
Because of you, the Kickstarter campaign for Romantic Violence: Memoirs Of An American Skinheadis currently 160% funded at just over $12,000! You've ensured it will be published. Thank you!... Read more
Your early reward for funding my book!
Thank so much for funding the Romantic Violence campaign! Because we hit 100% of our goal in 48 hours, I have decided to release a new chapter from the book.... Read more
WE DID IT! Thank you!
Because of you, 'Romantic Violence: Memoirs Of An American Skinhead' has been fully funded in LESS THAN 48 HOURS and will be published. Thank you. I can't wait to get... Read more
Now is the time to keep this going! No more hate. Enough!
I am so humbled by the outpouring of support today. I spent the last 3 days personally writing over 1,300 emails to everyone I knew. And boy did you guys... Read more