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The Traveling Treasure Trove

A project in Detroit, MI by Atthis Arts

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Audiobook for a queer paranormal roadtrip read by C. S. E. Cooney, with treasures: enamel pins, candles, plushies, coloring book, &more
Backers: 136
Average Pledge Per Backer: $41

Funded: $5,582 of $5,000
Dates: Nov 1st -> Nov 30th (30 days)
Project By: Atthis Arts
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Latest News

We did it! (And Emily just hit a button...right now.)

December 1st - via:
Emily here! Most importantly, THANK YOU for funding this audiobook. Thank you for supporting our work. I see every backer. I appreciate every backer. Every single one of you: thank you, from me personally. I do a little dance from my little porch... (Read More)

The Emily Show!

November 27th - via:
Ok, this is all the Emily show, you know that. (A joke about my tired self but also sarcastic, because obviously everything about this is community.) But seriously, I am so tired of typing and finding more ways to tell people about these cool... (Read More)

Alanna and Andrea!

November 26th - via:
So close. We are so close to that goal. So close. If you're seeing this and we're not quite there, we hope you'll spread the word, and tell people we're thiiis close! With crowdfunding, community and momentum are everything and community rallies... (Read More)

Today. Doing it today.

November 26th - via:
Of course with that update title, this is Emily, and I am very serious. Yeah, I've been saying today every day, but today it's happening. Crowdfunding is all about momentum and rally. What that means is, if you have a post to throw, a message to... (Read More)

Thanksgiving and joy. (And a place to express it.)

November 22nd - via:
I talked to my therapist today about wearing myself out on my mission to get this campaign (our press!) seen, on various feelings I was having that are heavy and unsettling. Even knowing the extent of my mental disabilities, she did not discourage me... (Read More)

Look! The book!

November 20th - via:
Coloring Book! We ran a proof of the book to see how it would work with a wire binding and it is very good. It looks nice, and feels nice. (The paper feels nice. It does.) Vera wanted to help us out (they've been worried about me working so hard) and... (Read More)

Emily On A Mission

November 19th - via:
Uh, oh, some of you know what that means. We are doing this and doing it today. We are going to fund this first audiobook! Today! Why the urgency? Why now? I've explained the need our small press has to get to these stretch goals. And Thanksgiving... (Read More)

C. S. E. Cooney reads from Saint Death's Daughter!

November 15th - via:
Today, we have a special treat! (*much happy excited clapping here at the home base*) Today - C. S. E. Cooney joins Chris Bell to discuss Saint Death's Daughter and then read from a rather woooozy chapter. Oh, did you hear? Saint Death's Daughter was... (Read More)

Glittering in Ottawa!

November 14th - via:
Emily here. No big deal, except that my FACE is in Locus Magazine...twice! (!) - kind of still stunned tbh... This is because I, editor of these books, and offerer of The Editor's Jewels rewards for this campaign, was named the Editor Guest of Honour... (Read More)

A note from Marsalis.

November 12th - via:
The incredible pulp, pop Detroit artist with all the verve, Marsalis - has a word to share about this campaign. (Marsalis, we appreciate this love so much!) You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with... (Read More)

Spec-Fic is a small world - some notes for you from the amazing Dawn Vogel.

November 12th - via:
I first "met" Alanna McFall through her story submissions at Mad Scientist Journal. She presented us with the "To Doctor Von Lupe" series of letters from scientists kidnapped by an evil genius to do said genius's bidding … but the scientists they... (Read More)

Chat and Reading with Alanna McFall and C. S. E. Cooney!

November 10th - via:
We're thrilled to share with you this chat (from today!) between Alanna McFall and C. S. E. Cooney, hosted by our own Chris Bell, about The Traveling Triple-C Incorporeal Circus, including a reading by C. S. E. Cooney. You may have seen Alanna read... (Read More)

A dragon gift for you - right now! : D

November 7th - via:
Emily here. To atone for my jubilent yet spammy sounding headline, let's do this gift first. A gift for you! Four free coloring pages are now on the Alia Terra product page, for you, for fun, for comfort. Share and use them freely! But wait, there's... (Read More)

Live from Delhi

November 7th - via:
Hello! This is Gigi Ganguly. Today I wanted to share a video with you of the Sunder Nursery, an urban renewal project here in Delhi, where I am today to attend a discussion on economics between two authors. These gardens were built to grow plants for... (Read More)

Thank you - and quick notes from Emily!

November 3rd - via:
Thank you. Thank you for being here, for being the first to join us, for your support, and for pushing us to an early 25%. We see and appreciate every one of you. Emily unloads brain: I, Emily, have been intensely editing all day, and while this was... (Read More)

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