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Update! ... Obviously

Monday, 9 October 2017

Hello to all of you lovely people that have made these book happen!

All’s well here and progressing nicely. The bonkers and surreal text is with the copyeditor who is busily working away. We’ve had to wait a bit to get the editor that Unbound really wanted, but .. Hurrah! It is shaping up beautifully and we will keep you posted as ever

Book now even BETTER

Thursday, 3 August 2017

Brad

Just out of courtesy letting you lovely people know that we are in production and tweaking, etcetera

The book is now 105% funded and rising as new people are still taking advantage of pre-ordering their copies, thus guaranteeing their names in the back of the book and procuring a Pledger's Edition tome months before the book hits the shops - and of a higher quality too.

We have also managed…

Calm before the (nice) storm

Saturday, 8 July 2017

Our final manuscript has been received back from the Mighty Unbound replete with a beautiful sparkling edit with which we are utterly delighted. 

At this stage - that of a surreal lull prior to a splurge of acitivity - we are equally delighted to relate that many BBC Regionals and other radio stations have already ''green lit'' extensive features and interviews just prior to publication, plus…

The Book is Finished

Friday, 2 June 2017

WE ARE DELIGHTED TO ANNOUNCE THAT THE BOOK IS FINISHED AND THE MANUSCRIPT WAS SUBMITTED TODAY

FINAL CONTRIBUTOR LIST

Dr. from Dr. and The Medics, Nik Kershaw, Judas Priest, Starship, Tears For Fears, The Eurythmics, Wreckless Eric, The Strawbs, The Belle Stars, Van Der Graaf Generator, Squeeze, Dean Friedman, Fairground Attraction, The Ruts, Neil Innes from The Bonzo Dog Band, DEVO, Melanie…

One hundred and one percent! Thank you!

Sunday, 21 May 2017

Ladies and gentlemen, after 202 days of campaigning, literally thousands of messages and emails and moments of extreme doubt and worry, we are proud to finally announce that we have reached our target and we are 100% funded. WE HAVE A BOOK!

Extreme thanks and eternal gratitude to the 571  people who got us here and all those who shared the link far and wide!  Pat yourselves on the back, we'd do…

Tantalisingly close to the finish line! Progress, update and full list of contributors.

Saturday, 20 May 2017



Hello to you all, 



Here's a long over due update on the progress of Dear Mr Pop Star.  We probably should have checked in sooner, but we've been exceptionally busy and have passed some really important milestones in the meantime. 



After a lot of campaigning and with a lot of help from our friends we're delighted to announce that we've hit the 93% mark on our funding! We're thrilled and…

New Content and Progress

Friday, 28 April 2017

Hello all 448 of you!!!

We are 74% Funded!!!! As if the content were not amazing enough, since last update we have had SPECTACULAR REPLIES  from Nik Kershaw, Judas Priest, Fairground Attraction, Modern Romance, Wang Chung ands Fiddler's Dram!

New Contributors and Progress update

Monday, 17 April 2017

Hello all 418 of you!!!

We are 69% Funded!!!! This is due in no small part to a flood of pledges that came in from brand new fans courtesy of Dr. from the Medics' fantastic video  2 weeks ago and, it must be said, a MASSIVE donation from long time fan and champion Mr. Maurice Thomas who donated a proportion of his HOUSE SALE to the project

Finally, we attach below a revised list of contributors…

A PERSONAL APPEAL FROM THE DOCTOR (FROM THE MEDICS) !!!

Wednesday, 5 April 2017

In addition to the marvellous video above we are delighted to tell all 383 of you wonderful people that

  • The book is now 56% Funded
  •  Since last update we have received SPECTACULAR replies from Tears For Fears, Wreckless Eric, Quantum Jump, Middle of the Road and The Ruts!!!

ONWARDS!!!!

In the words of Mr. Jovi.....

Thursday, 23 March 2017

OOOh...we're (over) halfway there!

Hello to all 340 of you! Since last update we are now just over 50% funded which is a massive milestone 

As if that was not good enough news even more artists are onboard (we are not telling you who just yet - bird in the hand all that) and we have received spectacular replies from:-

Matthew ''Break My Stride'' Wilder

Eddie and the Hot Rods 

Dave Stewart…

March-ing Forward

Saturday, 4 March 2017

Dear The Moody Blues, in order to help the environment and create more space in your houses, and with the advent of modern technology, may I suggest than rather than write letters that you are never meaning to send, you may be better advised to compose the pointless missives as emails which can then be saved to the 'Draft Folder' on your computers

 

Hello to all 318 of you! Since last update…

Happy February!!

Friday, 10 February 2017

Dear Erasure

I hope that you will forgive my observing that since naming yourselves in the 1980’s it could be argued that technological advances have rendered your present monicker slightly passé. "It Doesn't Have To Be That Way", Erasure. With the archaic necessity of rubbing out spelling mistakes virtually supplanted, via the near obsolescence of both the typewriter and pencil and papers, by…

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Publication date: September 2018
107% funded
611 backers