The shipping begins!
The first 20 books went in the mail this morning, and another 10 are going to the post office tomorrow!
...which some of you should already know, if you've gotten... Read more
Double-check your shipping addresses, because the books are here!
That's right, Leif & Thorn Volume 1 has finally arrived!
I just moved into a new apartment, so right now I have more boxes of books than pieces of furniture... Read more
Guess who has a proof copy in hand...?
That's right, it's the happier post I was hoping I'd get to make this week!
To save time and money, this company ships their proofs unbound. Which means it's less... Read more
Products, production, and a postcard poll
Good news, part 1: at long last, the Books Have Been Ordered!
The covers will be glossy, the sale price is within our budget, and the proof copy is under... Read more
sittin' on the dock of the bay, watchin' the quotes go by
It's been a busy month. I've put up the Christmas decorations, I'm searching for a new apartment, I made a post about the process of creating the Volume 1 ebook... Read more
We did it! (so, as they say on The West Wing: what's next?)
It's over! And you gave 110%! I mean literally, the final take is 110% of the goal.
A huge thank-you again to everyone who got on board and stayed. You've... Read more
I am contractually obligated to remind you...
...that if every Leif & Thorn backer raised their pledge by $5, we would blow right past the next milestone like [snaps fingers] that.
I know, I know, people... Read more
We're gonna have a book!
I've been so tired this week -- not even from Kickstarting, from unrelated Day Job stuff -- that when we funded last night, I posted it in all kinds of... Read more
2/3 funded, plus: update to the Vampire Royalty tier!
Good news, part 1: we are two-thirds funded! We've crossed that 66.6-repeating percentage point. We're within $100 of the next milestone bonus. We are rocking this.
Can we hit... Read more
Meanwhile, elsewhere on Kickstarter...
The Sparkler Monthly Year 6 campaign ends on Monday!
They publish (and pay for!) a bunch of female-gaze-y, LGBTQ-friendly webcomics and other media. Even if you've never followed any of... Read more
First look at some Volume 1 page layouts!
"Don't judge a book by its cover." "It's what's on the inside that counts." All right, pithy sayings, I hear you. Let's see some Leif & Thorn interiors.
This one's... Read more
The power of ad targeting at work
When I load the Leif & Thorn website now, this is what shows up in the sidebar...
Google knows too much, that's all I can say.
(If anyone's curious, this... Read more
"Whoa~, we're almost halfway there" doesn't have quite the same ring to it, but...
Leif & Thorn Volume 1 is 49% funded!
It's exciting enough that I went and put it on a progress bar graphic -- including the original goal, the next-level goal,... Read more
Headcount! (For international backers + anyone who got 2 books.)
So I'm looking through the stats on my creator dashboard, trying to get a general idea of "how many books will I actually be shipping for 30 backers," and suddenly... Read more
It begins! (I'm fine. *vibrates quietly in the corner*)
First day of the Leif & Thorn campaign, and things look great already. The book is 15% funded, the early-bird rewards are 65% gone, and it's a good thing I... Read more