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The Future Of My Crowdfunding Campaign

Monday, 2 March 2020

Image courtesy of Lulu Allison, Author of Salt Lick from Unbound 

Last week my editor from Unbound contacted me to chat about my campaign. Since it had risen 2% since last October she recommended I take a month to have one last attempt at trying to get pledges or I should close the campaign. 

It was a wake-up call. I'd been in crowdfunding denial, pushing this campaign to the back of my…

Why I didn’t choose to self-publish my book

Friday, 18 October 2019

Crowdfunding is slow. At first this was something that made me anxious, and I was filled with self doubt. Would I make it? Were people interested in the book? Then as the months went on, I began to see patterns. I saw that although the majority of people who funded the book were people I knew, there were a lot of people I didn’t know personally but had connected with online. I began to see that…

Rewriting Your Sexual Self

Monday, 2 September 2019

Dear friends, and supporters of A Cut In The Brain,

Greetings from sunny Tuscany! This summer, I've spent relocating to Italy, so I haven't had much time to focus on crowdfunding, so I'm pleased that despite that, my campaign has slowly crept up to 18%. Still a long way to go, but I'm getting there, and am feeling so grateful to remind myself of all of you wonderful supporters who have already…

10% funded!

Saturday, 8 June 2019

Dear supporters,

I’m excited to announce that I have reached my first milestone! I’m very happy to be here after less than two weeks crowdfunding. I have got such a buzz from seeing all your names on my supporter list, old friends, new friends, people I just know from facebook, and a few strangers too. It feels really good to know that many of you are pledging to support this book not just to support…

37% funded
216 backers