Kickstarter for Writers

4 years ago | M.C.A. Hogarth (Member)

I did an article for the SFWA blog on how a writer can determine whether Kickstarter's right for their project (and them). You can read it here:

http://www.sfwa.org/2013/03/kickstarter-is-it-right-for-you/

I tried and failed to figure out a way to condense the 70 pages of my Kickstarter book into one guest post, so I decided to discuss the first step. :)

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  1. Kess (Member)

    Posted 4 years ago

    Great post, thanks MCA! I'm looking at trying my hand at a Kickstarter campaign this year, so always good to know if I've got my eye on the important stuff. :)

  2. casanders (Member)

    Posted 4 years ago

    I could see Kickstarter working for writers that want to go the traditional (and I think better) route of finding a publisher as well. It looks much better to a pub house if you can come in with a bunch of pre-sales.

    --Craig

    The Watchmage of Old New York. At Jukepop Serials http://tinyurl.com/agwvhq3
  3. SgL (Member)

    Posted 4 years ago

    FYI - since some of you are relatively new... this is another example of a kickstarter from the serial realm. Think it was all the non-novel content that got people to jump in and donate. http://www.tokyodemons.com/kickstarter-to-fund-book-2/

    (The serial itself has modest stats if you can trust the PW ads data on their site. I think really the audio content and then the game content got people kind of excited about what was otherwise a very new serial.)

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