The Whispering Forest

What The Gnomes Know

A project in Columbus, OH by CanonWrite Productions

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Backers: 90
Average Pledge Per Backer: $45

Funded: $4,088 of $2,500
Dates: Nov 7th -> Dec 7th (30 days)
Project By: CanonWrite Productions
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Latest News

Wrap Party at 6:30pm ET!

December 7th - via:
Hi everyone! With only a few short hours left in the Kickstarter, we're celebrating with a Wrap Party!  Head over to YouTube at 6:30 pm ET as we count down to the end and draw this fantastic campaign to a close!  We'll also be announcing the... (Read More)

WE CLEARED $3,500!

December 6th - via:
Hi everyone! It's official!  We've cleared the $3,500 stretch goal!  Now, not only will we be adding a Q&A section to the back of the anthology, but we will also be giving our contributors extra salable copies of the book! Thank you all for... (Read More)

48 Hours Left!

December 5th - via:
IT'S THE HOME STRETCH! With only 48 hours left, our campaign is sitting at $3,364.  We've made our base goal and are now working towards our stretch goal of $3,500, which will allow us to include a Q&A section in the back of the anthology, and... (Read More)

Our final creator interview: Catalina Rufín!

December 3rd - via:
At 2pm ET this Sunday, tune in to the CanonWrite Productions YouTube channel for our final interview for the What the Gnomes Know Kickstarter, Catalina Rufín! We'll be talking about their adorable "slice" of life story, "Gnome Pizza!" Rock on,... (Read More)

Stickers Galore!

December 2nd - via:
Hi everyone! We have a bunch more sticker designs to share with you!  To begin with, we'd be remiss if we didn't congratulate J.M. Hunter for the excellent sticker he designed during last night's livestream.  We'd also like to thank backers DB... (Read More)

Help Create a Gnome-Hybrid Sticker!

December 1st - via:
Hi everyone! Tonight at 7pm ET, J.M. Hunter will be fulfilling a promise from an earlier stream to create a Gnome-Hybrid sticker based on backer input!  He'll be taking prompts (such as people, things, occupations, etc.) and creating a brand-new... (Read More)

ONE WEEK LEFT! Coloring Page Update, and a D&D game!

November 30th - via:
Hi everyone! ONLY 1 WEEK LEFT IN THE KICKSTARTER FOR WHAT THE GNOMES KNOW!  We're looking forward to seeing just how big we can make this project, so we'll be pushing hard over the next seven days! Art by Ben Wright-Heuman (@BWHComics on Patreon,... (Read More)

IMPORTANT: Special Editions now available again!

November 29th - via:
Hi everyone! There was a snafu in our Kickstarter that we just rectified!  Apparently our top-tier reward, "Svirfneblin Gonna Give You Up", was accidentally flagged as an early bird special and was automatically made unavailable when those expired... (Read More)

YouTube Playlist, and an Interview with Eddie O'Neill and Kaź Lukacs!

November 28th - via:
Hi everyone! We mentioned a few updates back that we were having trouble with the CanonWrite YouTube channel.  Thankfully, the issues have been resolved.  Since the live chats have been posting to multiple channels, however, we've decided the... (Read More)

Live Chat with Angela Boyle

November 26th - via:
Hi everyone! I hope everyone's Thanksgiving weekend has gone well!  We've had a nice vacation from livestreaming, but it's time to break our fast with ANOTHER INTERVIEW! This Sunday at 2pm ET, join interviewer Ben Wright-Heuman as he talks to... (Read More)

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 24th - via:
Art by Ben Wright-Heuman (@BWHComics on Patreon, IG, Twitter, Twitch, and YouTube) Hi everybody! No big update today.  Just wanted to take a moment to wish all of our American backers a Happy Thanksgiving.  We've been excited to bring this... (Read More)

Coloring Page Challenge!

November 22nd - via:
Hi everyone! We're at the halfway point, and we've already moved into stretch goals!  Thank you so much for your support so far, whether you've been backing the project, joining the live chat interviews, spreading the world, or even just following... (Read More)

Pride Gnome Stickers and Interviewing Jess Tweed!

November 21st - via:
Hi everyone! Two announcements today: to begin with, we have the first round of sticker designs available!  By special request, Kelci Crawford has designed gnome stickers based around various Pride flags! In order from left to right: Top: Gay Male... (Read More)

A Live Chat with C.M. Clemence and Kelly Swann!

November 20th - via:
Today at 2pm ET, join Kelci Crawford for a live chat with writer/artist team C.M. Clemence and Kelly Swann, the creators of "Just Your Garden Variety Adventure"!  C.M. and Kelly are newcomers to the CanonWright family, and we're excited to help you... (Read More)

The Road to $3500, and and a live chat with Alex Washburn!

November 17th - via:
Hi everybody! This has been an exciting week for What the Gnomes Know!  We've officially met our base goal and have rolled out our first stretch goal: at $3500, we will be adding a creator Q&A section to all versions of the book, and we will be... (Read More)

WE! ARE!! FUNDED!!!!!!!!!!!

November 15th - via:
As of just now, What the Gnomes Know has been successfully funded! We are so excited to bring you this book and are so grateful for all of y'all!!! And we have a bunch more waiting for you! We have announced two stretch goals, each designed to make... (Read More)

Tonight at 7pm ET: JM Hunter and Jack Wallace!

November 14th - via:
Hello all! Before diving into the big announcement, I wanted to let you know about a technical setback we've had with our past streams.  An issue with the CanonWrite YouTube channel has caused the replays to disappear.  We are working with YouTube... (Read More)

Early Bird Specials ending soon, and upcoming livestreams!

November 12th - via:
Hi guys! We just wanted to remind you that the Early Bird Specials expire at midnight on Monday, November 14th!  If you want to supplement your copy of What the Gnomes Know with a poster based on Kelci Crawford's fantastic cover design, now's the... (Read More)

Streaming Schedule, and our first Interview at 7pm ET Tonight!

November 10th - via:
It's been a great first week so far, and we're just getting started! During the month of November, we'll have regular interview streams with our creative teams on the CanonWrite YouTube channel!  Barring any announced changes, our streams will be... (Read More)

50% on the first day!

November 7th - via:
The project is up and running, and we raised 50% of the goal during the launch stream! Thank all of y'all so much! We're super excited to bring you this book! - Rainer  (Read More)

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