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A series of fully-illustrated eBook, print and audio book anthologies of original, folklore-inspired short scary stories.
A series of fully-illustrated eBook, print and audio book anthologies of original, folklore-inspired short scary stories.
326 backers pledged $18,045 to help bring this project to life.
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A series of fully-illustrated eBook, print and audio book anthologies of original, folklore-inspired short scary stories.

Chilling Tales for Dark Nights: Illustrated Horror Anthology

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    Pledge $5 to make this nightmare come alive, and you'll receive:

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    • Periodic project updates from our production team via email and via Kickstarter-backer only updates, including in-progress sketches of the book's artwork as it is developed, and high-resolution digital copies of the finished prints!

    • The satisfaction of knowing you helped make our show a reality, as well as our heartfelt thanks and appreciation – every dollar counts!

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    Pledge $10 to make this nightmare come alive, and you'll receive everything in the $5 tier, plus:

    • An additional personal shout out from us on social media and our podcasts!

    • A digital (eBook) copy of the first Chilling Tales for Dark Nights anthology, emailed to you personally by the project creator.

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    Chimeras

    Pledge $25 to make this nightmare come alive, and you'll receive everything in the $10 tier, plus:

    • Get one (1) physical paperback copy of the first Chilling Tales for Dark Nights anthology mailed to you (free shipping to addresses in the U.S.)

    • In the event the 1st stretch goal is reached, you'll also get a digital (eBook) copy of the second Chilling Tales for Dark Nights anthology, emailed to you personally by the project creator (please allow an additional 2-3 months for production and delivery).

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    Fiends

    Pledge $30 to make this nightmare come alive, and you'll receive everything in the $25 tier, plus:

    • Get a digital PDF copy of a collection of stories written by this anthology's authors deemed "too extreme" for inclusion in the final book (trigger warning for those light of heart!)

    • Get a digital audio book download of the stories from the "too extreme" collection of tales mentioned in the above point, with the stories narrated by many of your CTFDN favorites!

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    Nightstalkers

    Pledge $50 to make this nightmare come alive, and you'll receive everything in the $25 tier, plus:

    • Get a digital download of the full audio book edition (complete with sound effects, music, and a full cast) of the first Chilling Tales for Dark Nights anthology when it is complete, emailed to you directly by the project creators.

    • In the event the 1st stretch goal is reached, you'll also get one (1) physical paperback copy of the second Chilling Tales for Dark Nights anthology mailed to you (free shipping to addresses in the U.S.) (please allow an additional 2-3 months for production and delivery).

    • In the event the 2nd stretch goal is reached, you'll also get a digital (eBook) copy of the third Chilling Tales for Dark Nights anthology, emailed to you personally by the project creator (please allow an additional 2-3 months for production and delivery).

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    Cryptkeepers

    Pledge $100 to make this nightmare come alive, and you'll receive everything in the $50 tier, plus:

    • If you are an author, get complimentary production of one of your written stories (up to 3,000 words in length) to audio by the CTFDN audio production team.

    • Get all physical copies of the book you're receiving signed specially for you by CTFDN creator Craig Groshek and illustrator David Romero

    • In the event the 1st stretch goal is reached, you'll get a digital download of the full audio book edition (complete with sound effects, music, and a full cast) of the second Chilling Tales for Dark Nights anthology when it is complete, emailed to you directly by the project creators.

    • In the event the 2nd stretch goal is reached, you'll also get one (1) physical paperback copy of the third Chilling Tales for Dark Nights anthology mailed to you (free shipping to addresses in the U.S.) (please allow an additional 2-3 months for production and delivery).

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    Dark-dwellers

    Pledge $125 to make this nightmare come alive, and you'll receive everything in the $100 tier, plus:

    • In the event the 2nd stretch goal is reached, you'll get a digital download of the full audio book edition (complete with sound effects, music, and a full cast) of the third Chilling Tales for Dark Nights anthology when it is complete, emailed to you directly by the project creators.

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    Ghouls

    Pledge $150 to make this nightmare come alive, and you'll receive everything in the $100 tier, plus:

    • In the event the 3rd stretch goal is reached, you'll also get one (1) special limited edition hardcover and/or leather-bound copy of the Chilling Tales for Dark Nights treasury - containing all of the stories from the earlier 3 volumes plus at least 10 more - mailed to you (free shipping to addresses in the U.S.) (please allow an additional 5-6 months for production and delivery).

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    Demon Spawn

    Pledge $200 to make this nightmare come alive, and you'll receive everything in the below tiers, plus:

    • Get a one-of-a-kind horror-themed self-portrait of yourself (or someone of your choosing) illustrated for you by anthology artist David Romero, in the same sinister black and white style as featured in the books

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    Elder Gods (Writer's Treasury Package)

    Pledge $250 to make this nightmare come alive, and you'll receive everything in the $100 tier, plus:

    • Complimentary production of one of your written stories (up to 6,750 words in length) to audio by the CTFDN audio production team.

    • Get complimentary access to an upcoming horror writing workshop operated by past CTFDN writing contest winner, published author, and freelance journalist Meagan J. Meehan (who also has a tale included in this anthology!) This 8-week course will allow you, under Meagan's guidance, to go from an initial concept to a finished, marketable story in just 8 weeks, with the class's tales being compiled into a book of their own and produced by CTFDN upon completion.

    • In the event the 3rd stretch goal is reached, get your special limited edition hardcover and/or leather-bound copy of the Chilling Tales for Dark Nights treasury - containing all of the stories from the earlier 3 volumes plus at least 10 more, signed by CTFDN creator Craig Groshek and illustrator David Romero.

    • In the event the 3rd stretch goal is reached, you'll get a digital download of the full audio book edition (complete with sound effects, music, and a full cast) of the Chilling Tales for Dark Nights treasury when it is complete, emailed to you directly by the project creators (please allow an additional 5-6 months for production and delivery).

    • In the event the 3rd stretch goal is reached, if you're an author who is interested, move to the front of the submission queue to have one of your folklore-themed horror stories considered for the treasury edition (note: project creators will still decide which stories to include, and this prize simply ensures your entry is reviewed first, not that it is guaranteed to be included)

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    Pledge $350 to make this nightmare come alive, and you'll receive everything in the $250 tier, plus:

    • Get complimentary access to an upcoming January 2019 horror writing workshop (a $285 value!) operated by past CTFDN writing contest winner, published author, and freelance journalist Meagan J. Meehan (who also has a tale included in this anthology!) This 8-week course will allow you, under Meagan's guidance, to go from an initial concept to a finished, marketable story in just 8 weeks, with the class's tales being compiled into a book of their own and produced by CTFDN upon completion.

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