Writers: Why You Should (and Shouldn't) Start a Patreon

Column by Max Booth III April 14, 2017
Thinking about starting a Patreon but unsure if it's the right decision? We're here to help.

6 Unorthodox Fundraisers For Your Self-Publishing Venture

Column by Peter Derk January 24, 2017
Kick Kickstarter to the curb. Raise money and have fun doing it.

Crowdfunding for Writers: 10 Tips for Running a Successful Patreon Campaign

Column by Susan DeFreitas April 26, 2016
Wondering which platform is the best fit for your writing? The new kid on the crowdfunding block may be your new best friend.

Storyville: The DOs and DONTs of Running a Successful Kickstarter Campaign

Column by Richard Thomas
Advice on how to run a successful Kickstarter campaign from someone who's done it.
Jeff Noon's 'Vurt' Goes Tabletop

Jeff Noon's 'Vurt' Goes Tabletop

News by Peter Derk
Jeff Noon's 'Vurt' is all set for tabletop RPG action!
You Can Find Me In The Tub: Waterproof Books

You Can Find Me In The Tub: Waterproof Books

News by Peter Derk
New project creates waterproof versions of classics.
Font Of Knowledge: The Einstein Font

Font Of Knowledge: The Einstein Font

News by Peter Derk
New Einstein font lets you write with...RELATIVE genius.
Beer, Books, Indie Bookstores, News, Kickstarter

New Kickstarter Aims To Fund Indie Bookstore That Will Pair Books And Beers

News by Rob Hart September 16, 2014
A bunch of folks out in Oregon want to build an indie bookstore where books are paired with beers. Why doesn't this exist already?!

Storykiller: Get Thee Back To Kickstarter!

Column by Kelly Thompson January 21, 2014
After eighteen months I head back to Kickstarter with my new novel. Find out why and what I hope will be better — or at least different — this time around.
Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand

Oh The Irony: "Atlas Shrugged" Producers Ask for $250,000 Handout

News by Christopher Shultz September 25, 2013
Would Anti-altruism author Ayn Rand have been pleased about a Kickstarter campaign to fund the third film in a series based on her terribly long book?
Cosplay in America

Photography Book on Cosplay Seeks Funding Via Kickstarter

News by Christopher Shultz July 29, 2013
The world of cosplay will be explored in a new art book, provided it reaches its $35,000 goal.
Unofficial 'Wild Things' Sequel Gets Squashed

Unofficial 'Wild Things' Sequel Gets Squashed by Kickstarter, Lawyers

News by Christopher Shultz
With such a recognizable property, it should surprise no one that an aspiring writer and illustrator ran into a legal brick wall.
Kickstarter for Moby Dick Card Game

Kickstarter for Moby Dick Card Game Raises Over $60K in Funds

News by Christopher Shultz May 7, 2013
Call me incredulous—who knew a Moby Dick card game was in such high demand?
What are those parrots doing in 'Smoke & Mirrors' by Craig Clevenger?

Official Trailer Released for Craig Clevenger Scripted ‘Smoke & Mirrors’

News by Dean Fetzer January 30, 2013
Started as a Kickstarter project almost a year ago, Six Finger Films has released the first look at their film based on one chapter of the as-yet-unfinished novel.

Kickstarter Campaign vs. Kickstarter Reality

Column by Kelly Thompson January 17, 2013
After the campaign is over, the books have been printed, and all the orders have been filled, what then? Did I make money? Would I do it again? Find out!

What I Learned From My Kickstarter Campaign

Column by Kelly Thompson August 6, 2012
Two weeks after a successful Kickstarter campaign for my novel, 'The Girl Who Would Be King,' I'm here to tell you about my experiences - what worked, what didn't, and a few things I'd recommend.

Is Kickstarter A Viable Tool For Writers?

Column by Rob Hart July 31, 2012
Artists, musicians and writers are turning to Kickstarter to crowdfund the creation of their projects. Does it work?

Wave Of The Future: Kickstarting Comics?

Column by Kelly Thompson July 24, 2012
A look at why crowdsourcing comics via Kickstarter has become so wildly popular, and a peek at four comics projects I recommend, as well as previous success stories.

The Long & Winding Road: Part VI - What Happens When Your Book Doesn't Sell

Column by Kelly Thompson July 5, 2012
The final installment in a series chronicling my experiences with my first novel, including securing an agent and submitting to publishers. Part 6 details what happens when you don't sell.
Craig Clevenger's 'Smoke and Mirrors' Kickstarter

Craig Clevenger's 'Smoke and Mirrors' Kickstarter Ups The Ante

News by Rob Hart March 14, 2012
There are 17 days left in the Kickstarter campaign that will film a chapter from Craig Clevenger's upcoming book--so they've sweetened the pot, to push the project to the finish line.