Be yourself! Oh, not like that - An Autobio-Graphic Novel

A project in Guelph, Canada by Emilia Strilchuk

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Raw realities and a candid exploration of my autism from childhood to adulthood. Struggles to acceptances, and being myself. Truly.
Backers: 202
Average Pledge Per Backer: $28 CAD

Funded: $5,660 CAD of $500 CAD
Dates: Apr 25th -> May 25th (30 days)
Project By: Emilia Strilchuk
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Latest News

New stretch goals!

May 14th - via:
Hi everyone! By popular demand I've added a few more exciting stretch goals! I brainstormed with some friends about these ones because I honestly did not dream to get this far. I am so grateful for all of you. We have 11 days to go! $4000: I will... (Read More)

6th stretch goal reached!

May 13th - via:
Hi everyone, we have reached a new stretch goal!  I am so excited for this one! We have reached $3000, and this means I will create a 16-page greyscale art book (making-of book) showcasing some of the very first ideas I had for this book in 2020,... (Read More)

4th and 5th stretch goal reached!

May 5th - via:
Hi everyone! We have reached the goal of $1750, which means - five original physical drawings by me will be added to five random packages. We have also reached a stretch goal of $2000 (I can hardly believe this!) - this means extra pages added to the... (Read More)

3rd stretch goal reached, new tier + answering some questions!

May 2nd - via:
Hi everyone, we have unlocked the 3rd stretch goal! And here are the latest updates: $1500 goal has been reached and it includes sneak peek sketches and a few behind-the-scenes glimpses at the end of the book! Thank you for making this happen, and I... (Read More)

Second stretch goal reached! + Updated stretch goals

April 30th - via:
Hi everyone! We have reached the second stretch goal of $1000 which means the book gets upgraded print quality, including a glossy cover finish and higher quality paper for interior. Thank you so much for helping me make this book even better and... (Read More)

We are now "Projects We Love" !!

April 29th - via:
Hi everyone! I'm so happy to announce that "Be Yourself! Oh, not like that" has been recognized on the platform as a “Project We Love"! This means that it will be featured across Kickstarter and allow for more people to see it. I am so happy and... (Read More)

First stretch goal reached!

April 27th - via:
Hi everyone!  The first stretch goal of $750 was reached - an exclusive sticker with every physical book pledge! We are now $131 away from the next stretch goal - an upgraded print quality of the book. Thank you so much for making this possible and... (Read More)

We met our goal! wooo!

April 25th - via:
I was just about to post on my socials that the project was 65% funded, and we are now fully funded! In 3 hours!! I know that it's a small print run, but I am so beyond happy right now!! I am so grateful, this book can truly become a reality now all... (Read More)

What a start!

April 25th - via:
Thank you so much everyone!! It has been almost 3 hours and the project is 65% funded! If by some miracle we reach the goal within 24 hours, a few random lucky backers will receive some traditional original artwork done by me. I can not do this... (Read More)

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