Funded! This project was successfully funded on April 3, 2012.

Update #2

Bonuses!

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Again, thank you to all who have pledged. To celebrate reaching the goal, I'm going to add a couple of bonuses:

  • All of the rewards that include signed paperbacks ($65 and up) will now also include a signed paperback of Conspiracy, Book 4 in the Emperor's Edge Series (scheduled to release in May). 
  • All of the rewards at $10 and above will now include the zip file with all of the ebooks I have out at the time of the packaging. At the least, this will add Conspiracy, my Flash Gold steampunk novellas, and my Goblin Brothers short stories to the existing books in the deal (Emperor's Edge 1-3, Assassin's Curse, and Encrypted). As always, the ebooks will be DRM-free, so you can give them to a friend if you already have them.

Want more bonuses?

If we reach $4,500 by the end of the campaign, I'll have the cover and formatting done to produce a paperback version of Encrypted and include that in all of the signed paperbacks packages. That'll mean you'll be getting five physical books instead of three.

I'll also add some goodies onto the audiobook packages. I'll record an audio Q&A and answer one question from everyone who pledges toward an audiobook reward. I've also gotten Starla Huchton to agree to doing a behind-the-scenes chat about narrating the Emperor's Edge books. These interviews will be included in all of the rewards that come with audio files.

Thanks for your support, everyone!

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      Creator LindsayB on March 19, 2012

      Thank you, Nelson! Sorry to hear about the new drive, but happy to provide you with listening material. The open chapters for the second Emperor's Edge book should be up at Podiobooks on the 21st, and then toward the end of the summer for Book 3.

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      Creator Nelson Suit on March 18, 2012

      I hope you make your new goal! Just did my part. I read your first two EE books on a Kindle and am looking forward to the chance to listen to the others in audio ... since my day job changed and I am now driving to work (ugh! -- that is for the commute not the books just to be clear). I think your EE project is terrific!

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      Creator LindsayB on March 8, 2012

      Thanks, Morten!

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      Creator Morten Monrad Pedersen on March 8, 2012

      Sounds great. Encrypted is my favorite, so I just increased my pledge to help reach the new goal :-)

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