Today in Williamsburg
Reminder that if you haven't gotten your book yet, stop by the Degenerate Craft Fair from 5-10pm this evening at 303 Grand in Williamsburg at the corner of Havemayer. Hope... Read more
Where Is Your Book?
Hi everybody --
For those of you still without a book: WE SUCK! We tried to schedule a date and then that kind of faded away and then... nothing. But... Read more
If You Still Need a Book...
Hi everyone. When we first launched the project we specifically asked for just New Yorkers because we weren't raising money to ship any books, solely to get them printed. Still,... Read more
Reminder: NY Makes a Book Party is TONIGHT!
We hope to see everyone there. It's at Le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker): http://lepoissonrouge.com/ Bring your friends.
If you cannot make the party but want your book, consider sending a... Read more
New York Gets Its Books
Three very big boxes containing 100 of our books arrived today. Don't forget to get yours next Thursday at Le Poisson Rouge from 6-9pm. And bring your friends!
New York Makes a Book Party: September 17th!!
Fellow authors! We are excited to *finally* announce a date and location for the New York Makes a Book party: it will be held Thursday, September 17th at Le Poisson... Read more
The book arrived! The book arrived!
Hell yeah! The proof copy of NY Makes a Book just arrived, and I've got the video to prove it. We're going to go through page by page making sure... Read more
New York Makes a Book is almost ready!
Hi everyone --
We've spent the past month gathering everyone's entries and doing the layout for the book, and we're expecting a proof next week! After checking that to make... Read more
UPDATE/ LAST CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
First off, we'd like to say the book is looking pretty darn good! So THANK YOU for all of your wonderful submissions and backing this project! Unfortunately, we... Read more
We Got Some Press
What's up, Mediabistro!
TIME TO SUBMIT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (and here are your page numbers)
Once again, from all of us, thank you! thank you! Thank you, for making this happen by purchasing a page in our book! Now get to work and SUBMIT something!... Read more
And it's a go!
We did it! Congratulations, everyone! NY Makes a Book is really happening!
Yet another reminder: send your submission to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 1st. That's our deadline, and we need everyone... Read more
Just realized that the last post made it seem like the Kickstarter open house thing was specifically for NY Makes a Book. It's not -- it's for Kickstarter in general.... Read more
Thursday Night -- Kickstarter Meetup in NYC
Hey everyone --
As we roll down the homestretch, the Kickstarter folks (Perry + Yancey) are throwing a little meetup in the LES at Grand Opening at 139 Norfolk St,... Read more
Success, and how we are credited
Look at that! Over $3,000! And there are still four pages left, thanks to the generosity of some folks who donated to our party. Badass.
We also got another good... Read more
Email of the Day
We just got an amazing message from Alexandra Marvar (http://www.alexmarvar.com/), one of New York Makes a Book's authors (like you!). She writes:
Hi Book-Making catalysts.
Perhaps you've received all kinds... Read more
11 Days, 35 Pages Left
NY Makes a Book keeps chugging along thanks to everyone's enthusiasm. To close out those final slots, please send the project to your fellow New Yorkers or post on Twitter/Facebook/MySpace/etc.... Read more
50% There! Hi-Five!
Absolutely amazing. Thanks so much everyone. Our book is going to be awesome! Oh, and thanks to YesButNoButYes for plugging it!
Great Day 1 + Further Details
Thanks to you awesome 19 folks who became a part of New York Makes a Book on our very first day! A great start!
We wanted to pass on a... Read more
Why you should back early!
Everything is being done democratically, and in that spirit we've decided that the page allocation will simply mirror the backer order. So the first person to pledge gets page one,... Read more
New York Makes a Book!
SO: Deadline for submissions is June 1. Everything should get sent to wemakeabook at gmail.
Can't wait to see what everyone comes up with!