Graphic novel update - yes, we're still here!
Hi folks! I'm sorry that it's been so long since our last update. Yes, we are still here and still working on the graphic novel! Progress is going much more... Read more
I'm pleased to tell you that the team has completed all the character reference sheets. I'm in the process of getting those scanned to be made into high-quality Glicee prints... Read more
Thistle-chaser, a favorite from the Ratha series, is scrappy and stubborn, which can either work for or against her. As a cub, she gets her name from her relentless pursuit... Read more
Ratha's Creature 2013 Holiday Update!
I realize that it's been a long time since my last update, and I'm sorry for the long disappearance! Never fear, though, we've been working hard on the Ratha's... Read more
Ratha Character Reference Sheets!
Hello, friends! I'm sorry that it's been so long since our last update on the Ratha's Creature Graphic Novel project. Silence is a good thing, though, as it means we've... Read more
TGIF and progress report
TGIF, clan cats! (Although I don't suppose the Named have a concept of a weekend, since there need to be Firekeepers and Herders on duty at all times.)
Since the... Read more
Thanks to you, our friends and fans, the Ratha's Creature Graphic Novel Kickstarter project was a success!Not only did we meet our funding goal, but we raised a thousand... Read more
Final 12 hours
Here we are, 12 hours until the end of the Kickstarter project. It's been an exciting journey, and I'm honored to have shared it with all of you. I have... Read more
WE DID IT!
WE DID IT!!!!! Thanks to our wonderful fans, friends and supporters, we reached 100% funding in the wee hours of the morning, and this thing is really happening! There will... Read more
The Herding Teacher's Name
In Update #9, Dani Long mentioned that Thakur is pronounced "Ta-KOOR," and some people expressed surprise. The pronunciation is such a well-kept secret that Clare Bell wrote this humorous poem... Read more
Video Sunday: Bonechewer!
Happy Sunday, everyone! With 6 days to go, we are 74% funded! The support from everyone has been astonishing. We are incredibly grateful for all your posts and tweets and... Read more
Prehistoric art livestreaming right now!
Prehistoric Art Stream: live event going on right now! (Friday, February 8) Graphic novel colorist Tod Wills is having an art-a-thon to support the Kickstarter project. He'll be livestreaming creating... Read more
An inside look at the process behind the art
Today's update comes from Dani Long, primary penciler for the graphic novel. Dani gives us an inside look at the process behind the creation of the art. Dani is deathmango... Read more
Hi everyone, from Clare Bell. I wanted to personally thank all of our 94 backers and I hope you're enjoying the art development sneak peeks and other perks. We just... Read more
A Message from Clare Bell
This is Clare Bell, author of the Named Series, and I would like to thank everyone who has backed Re-Kindling the Fire. I am a (very) amateur artist... Read more
Some art for you to enjoy on a Sunday afternoon
First, let me again express my gratitude to the fans for your tremendous support of this project. Without question, Ratha fans are the best. Everyone has been really helping out,... Read more
Progress report and some art!
It's been an exciting week since launching the Kickstarter project to raise funds for the Ratha's Creature Graphic Novel. The Named series fan community has really rallied around, and the... Read more
Momentum, and a challenge!
Momentum continues to build for the Ratha's Creature Graphic Novel Kickstarter project! We broke the thousand dollar barrier today, and are now 18% funded. A big thank you to all... Read more
Thank you for your love and support!
Clare, Dani, Lew, Tod and I are blown away by your love and support. In the first 24 hours, we are 11% funded, which is a great start.... Read more