News and new posts and websites, oh my!

Plenty going on around here since my last post about the Kickstarter campaign. Incidentally, if you missed the campaign but you’d still like to get in on campaign-packaged perks before the Daybook release, there’s now a website for that. I’ve also been posting to my religious blog, which has a new URL (the old one… Continue reading News and new posts and websites, oh my!

Thank you 17,144 times. And thank you, Dad.

When I called my mother last night, shortly before Neil Gaiman re-Tweeted my Kickstarter link and my social media blew up, she said: “I think you’ll get 17. Dad’s birthday is June 17th.” I laughed at her. We were at $13K at the time, and that itself was astonishing to me. I never thought this… Continue reading Thank you 17,144 times. And thank you, Dad.

The Ancient Egyptian Daybook: watch us grow!

Here’s a little widget that is tracking our progress with The Ancient Egyptian Daybook project on Kickstarter. If you didn’t believe that social media has benefits before, you can see it in all its glorious data proof here. The two big “bumps” in the last week came after significant social media attention. We’ve got a… Continue reading The Ancient Egyptian Daybook: watch us grow!

Ten thousand.

There’s one week left in my Kickstarter campaign for the Ancient Egyptian Daybook project, and today, we reached our first stretch goal of ten thousand dollars. I’m trying to wrap my head around the idea that people (at least two-thirds of whom are unknown to me) are supporting my ability to publish a project that’s… Continue reading Ten thousand.

Ancient Egyptian Daybook updates (Halfway there…)

This is crazy. We’ve still got 16 days to go on the Kickstarter campaign for The Ancient Egyptian Daybook. By this morning, we’ve doubled the original goal already, and are well on our way to stretch goal number one. I don’t know whether to giggle and point or shake in terror. This entire experience has… Continue reading Ancient Egyptian Daybook updates (Halfway there…)