Mfecane, a novel

A project in Chicago, IL by Patrick Ogle
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A Time of Troubles
Backers: 35
Average Daily Pledges: $82
Average Pledge Per Backer: $78

Funding: $2,719 of $3,500
Dates: Apr 16th -> May 23rd (37 days)
Project By: Patrick Ogle
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Latest News

Pledge begging and a new "reward" for everyone.

May 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone, SO I would like to encourage folks to pledge. I haven't been going heavy with the pledge begging on this particular kickstarter. Part of it is that we started off relatively strong and part of it is that I am just not feeling like... (Read More)

How did I write this? etc.

May 14th - via: kickstarter.com
I've had a few people ask me about my process, how I write. My first impulse is to describe it how a friend once described my mental process (like a monkey jumping from branch to branch randomly in a tree). Of course, this isn't absolutely true but... (Read More)

Today would be a GREAT day to pledge if you planned to...

May 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Funding of this little project is a lot closer with about 28% left to go. If you were planning to pledge as things moved along now would be a GREAT time to do so. Part of the reason is I have some ideas for "stretch goals." A stretch goal is one that... (Read More)

A New Reward--YOU, as a character in the Novel

May 1st - via: kickstarter.com
OK, so I was thinking about adding a limited opportunity to let a small number of people to become a character in the book. Really I was just going to change the name of existing characters or give unnamed characters a person's name but....same... (Read More)

Time, Space and other crap....

April 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Before I launched this I shot a few videos talking about it. They are not very technical but they make up for that with....background noise. The first talks about science fiction, alien life in my fake universe and the second nature of time and... (Read More)

My "off the cuff" description of what the REAL mfecane was....

April 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Here is a quick (and kind of superficial) link explaining in more detail. https://www.britannica.com/event/Mfecane Here is a detailed link (you have to pay or be in school to access it)... (Read More)

Four Days in and 27 percent funded.

April 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone, I wanted to get in touch with everyone to say thanks for pledging, thinking about pledging, imagining pledging, liking/commenting/reposting social media talking about this project. I also wanted to share something. You may have... (Read More)

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