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When Wren Came Out Contemporary Fiction Novel

A project in Des Moines, IA by Ninya

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A journey from polarizing fear and confusion to unconditional love and acceptance.
Backers: 25
Average Pledge Per Backer: $88

Funded: $2,212 of $2,000
Dates: May 31st -> Jul 6th (36 days)
Project By: Ninya
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Latest News

We DID it!!! Love is WINNING. Thank you for supporting me on this mission.

June 30th - via:
Yesterday was a huge day for me. We hit the funding goal. THANK YOU!!!! We have 5 more days and where ever this lands I am eternally grateful for your help in making this dream come true.  XOXO Ninya (aka) Blair Bryan You'll need an HTML5 capable... (Read More)

98%!!!! So close now!!!

June 29th - via:
Thanks to Brooke's generous donation yesterday we are almost there! With 6 days to go. I am so grateful for each of you and your support of this book. This is a big week for me in my author career. The book gets launched in all the big chain... (Read More)

Final 7 Days. We are so close to the goal!

June 28th - via:
It's the final 7 days of the Kickstarter and we've stalled a bit, but I still have every hope and faith the final days will be successful and we will fund. I have done everything I am capable of doing to get this book out into the world and can rest... (Read More)

Wren Got It's First Review!!

June 22nd - via:
"When Wren Came Out" got its first review and I will admit it made me tear up. (Big baby over here!) 5.0 out of 5 stars! A MUST read for any parent of an LGBTQI+ youth. "I can say as a parent, and as an LGBTQ+ person, I just couldn't put it down. To... (Read More)

82% of the Way THERE!! So grateful for your support!

June 19th - via:
Treehouses with a Teenager: A Memoir What an amazing week we had traveling the backroads in the Smoky Mountains! It was such an incredible journey and will be the follow-up for my travel memoir, "Scotland with a Stranger." This book will release in... (Read More)

Unplugging with Fingers Crossed this Project Gets Fully Funded While I'm gone.

June 10th - via:
I'm unplugging from all electronics for the next 10 days. No social, no email, no writing. Trading it for forests, hiking, waterfalls and windshield time with J. Someone noticed and was throwing me side-eye, thinking if she laid on my backpack, she... (Read More)

Many Thanks to These Allies!

June 9th - via:
This morning I began preparing the final version of my book. As promised, this page has been added to the e-book and paperback versions. Hoping to add a few more names by the end of the Kickstarter on July 3rd. Thank YOU for supporting this mission!!... (Read More)

HUGE lesson I Learned This Pride Month.

June 8th - via:
Steve from "Bursting Through" interviewed me last weekend and what an eye opener that conversation was. After talking with him, it inspired me to make an edit to my final book. The original line: “Wren, I love you no matter what, it’s the only... (Read More)

67% of the way there!!! Check out this new excerpt!

June 6th - via:
{EXCERPT FROM WHEN WREN CAME OUT by BLAIR BRYAN} “Fundamentally, I believe homosexuality is a sin. I cannot accept it. I cannot condone it in my household.” “Then you are participating in hate. God didn’t make a mistake. He made her the way... (Read More)

59% of the Way There and a Weird Phenomenon

June 4th - via:
I knew this book would be polarizing. I knew it would expose me and put me out there into the world. Yesterday, I got to experience a bit of the judgment that LGBTQ+ community feels on a daily basis. People on Facebook thought it was their duty to... (Read More)

32% Of the Way There!

June 2nd - via:
THE PRONOUNS! In this video J and I talk about our experience with them. It's a 60-second glimpse into acceptance and love. And an UPDATE for you! Wonderful things are happening! When Wren Came Out is 32% funded on Kickstarter in just two days. HUGE... (Read More)

We are 15% of the way there! Happy Pride Month!

June 1st - via:
It's Pride Month, and I wish I could say I was organized enough to have planned this Kickstarter to run during Pride, but alas, I am not. It was simply a beautiful coincidence. Magic is happening and some wonderful opportunities are coming together... (Read More)

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