The book is here!
So very happy to announce that Made with Creative Commons is finally here! Download a free (CC-licensed) copy or order a beautiful print copy at madewith.cc.
Backers who gave $75... Read more
The book is being printed!
We are overdue for an update, and we have lots of exciting news.
First and foremost, the book is currently at the printer being made into a real-life book.Other... Read more
So happy to say we sent off the final book manuscript to the designer yesterday!
We'll get it back for a final proofread in 30 days, and then it's... Read more
Happy holidays and an update!
All of the text for the book is now written, and we have received 95 percent of it back from the copy editor. Paul and I will be... Read more
Sarah and I are immersed in writing. We're writing in the evening, on weekends, whenever we can find a few hours of concentrated time we're writing. It’s crunch... Read more
The end is in sight!
This week Paul flew to Iowa so we could work together to finalize plans for completing this project.
- We have completed drafts of 20 of the 24... Read more
Update on writing timeline
Now that I am back from maternity leave, Paul and I have put our heads together to set out a revised plan for writing the various components of the book,... Read more
More Case Studies, Summer, and Imagining a Commons Based Music Industry
Hi there Kickstarter backers.
Here’s a June/July update.
While Sarah’s away on maternity leave I’ve continued to write up case studies from our interview notes. Last month I shared the... Read more
Babies, Ladders, Milestone Completions, and Case Study Drafts
Hey there Kickstarter backers.
I’m pleased to report out on May status as it highlights completion of some major milestones.
As reported in the last update Sarah’s had her baby.... Read more
May Update - Babies, Interviews, & A Bigger Transformation
Hi there Kickstarter friends:
Knowing she would be giving birth and then going on maternity leave Sarah spent several weeks coming up with her first high level analysis of our... Read more
March update! The [final] list of case studies and more...
This is the last update I'll be writing before I go out on maternity leave, and there is a lot to report. First off, we're thrilled to report... Read more
February update! Change in publication schedule
I’m not one for big announcements, but for those of you that haven’t heard this yet, I am pregnant and due in April. No, I’m not announcing this so you... Read more
New Year's Update - a snapshot of where we are on this project
In case it’s not glaringly obvious yet, we’re Kickstarter newbies. Thank you to one of our astute backers who pointed out that we should be posting these monthly updates on... Read more
What we have been up to!
We owe you an update! We have been hard at work filtering through all of the nominations we received for companies, creators, and organizations to profile in the book. We... Read more
Minutes to go, and we have a new stretch goal!
We are on the verge of hitting our stretch goal - thanks to all of you! - so we're setting our sights on the next one to make our book... Read more
The final hours! Let's do this.
We have 6 hours left in our campaign and just over $3000 to raise to hit our stretch goal. Can you help us get the book in libraries around the... Read more
We're on fire! On to the next stretch goal!
Today we surpassed our initial stretch goal, which means everyone who has given $75 or more will get a print copy of the book signed by Lawrence Lessig. Boom.
Our... Read more
Hip, hip, hooray! We did it!!
We are thrilled that we passed our funding goal last night, and we want to thank each and every one of you who backed us at any level. What an... Read more
Big news! We want to put our book in print. Help make it happen!
You spoke, and we listened. We’ve heard from so many of you that you want to get your hands on a real-life paper version of the book we write. We... Read more
Home stretch! A letter from the CEO of Creative Commons
We are so close! We're more than 80% of the way to our goal, and we have 7 days left to get there. We have lots in store in this... Read more
Jonathan Mann's song about sharing--with a link that works!
Oh, you want a download link to the MP3 that isn't broken? Huh.
Here you go! Apologies. You can't edit campaign updates, so we couldn't fix it.
Next -- we've... Read more
We hit 60% of our goal! Sing this “Song-a-Day” from the rooftops!
We just hit 60% of our goal! As promised, here is the fantastic song written for this Kickstarter by Jonathan Mann. It’s called “I Won’t Lock it Down,” and it’s,... Read more
Help us unlock a “Song-a-Day” about why we share!
We are incredibly excited to announce that the prolific songwriter, Jonathan Mann, of “Song-a-Day” fame has written a song for our Kickstarter campaign!
The song is about sharing creative work... Read more
Almost halfway there! See our starting "recipe" for the book.
What a week! We’re at nearly 50% of our goal with more than 700 backers. We can’t thank you enough for your support. We’re thrilled to have so many amazing... Read more
Monday night goal reached with flying colors!
Wow, you all really step up to a challenge. It's nearing midnight on Monday, and we're at 25% of our project goal. Thank you, backers! We're well on our way. ... Read more
Let’s hit 20% by Monday at midnight!
Thank you so much to all of you early backers! Our first goal was to hit 10% on day 1, and we did that with flying colors, thanks to you.... Read more