Rising Warrior: A Young Adult Fantasy Adventure

A project in Boulder, CO by Carissa

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One lady-in-waiting. One dictator. A fierce desire for revenge. Don't miss this epic YA fantasy adventure and its alternate cover!
Backers: 55
Average Pledge Per Backer: $36

Funded: $1,977 of $500
Dates: Feb 24th -> Mar 16th (21 days)
Project By: Carissa
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Latest News


March 16th - via: kickstarter.com
We fully funded the Rising Warrior Kickstarter, in addition to some amazing stretch goals! The stretch goals backers will receive are: A backer-only Q&A with the author + a GIVEAWAY (more info to come soon!) The Rising Warrior Map digital... (Read More)

It's Down to MINUTES!

March 16th - via: kickstarter.com
The time on the Kickstarter started counting down the minutes.I forgot that Kickstarter did this, and I'm going to be honest, it stressed me out for a second. After a moment, I became excited because the Rising Warrior Kickstarter is minutes away... (Read More)

We're Almost to the Next Stretch Goal!

March 14th - via: kickstarter.com
We're close to our next stretch goal!With about a day and a half left, we're about $97 away from unlocking more character art for Rising Warrior. We're so close! As always, I'll keep you updated on when we reach the stretch goal! Until next time,... (Read More)

A T-Shirt Update!

March 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Yes, you read that right! I've got a T-shirt update for you!Yes, I know the Kickstarter ends in about 40 hours (we're at the final countdown!), but I was really excited to share this surprise add-on with everyone since the Kickstarter started. The... (Read More)

Only 3 DAYS left in the Rising Warrior Kickstarter!

March 12th - via: kickstarter.com
There are only 3 DAYS left in the Rising Warrior Kickstarter!I can't believe it's almost over! I feel as if the Kickstarter campaign just launched. Thank you to everyone for your continued support of Alyth Renley's story! This also means we have 3... (Read More)

A WEEK Left in the Kickstarter!

March 8th - via: kickstarter.com
We have a WEEK left for the Rising Warrior Kickstarter! Time flies- I feel like the campaign was just launched! I just want to give a heartfelt THANK YOU to everyone who's backed the campaign. You helped hit the funding goal in the first two hours... (Read More)

We Unlocked Our Next Stretch Goal!

March 7th - via: kickstarter.com
We unlocked the next stretch goal! Which means...All backers will now receive a digital download of the map of Mondulia, as well as physical prints of the map for backers who have physical items (e.g., paperback) as rewards! What's the next stretch... (Read More)

We're HOW Close?

March 6th - via: kickstarter.com
We're just $2 away from reaching the next stretch goal, which means...I wanted to give a little stretch goal update on this fine Wednesday morning. We're $2 away from getting the map of Mondulia digital download + physical print (for physical rewards... (Read More)

We're Getting Close to Unlocking the Next Kickstarter Stretch Goal!

March 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Happy Monday!I just wanted to give a quick update on the stretch goals for the Kickstarter. We're about $120 away from unlocking the digital copy + physical print for the map of Mondulia!It's getting close! As we get closer to unlocking it, I'll keep... (Read More)

Interested in a SUPRISE Add-On?

March 4th - via: kickstarter.com
It's Monday, which means...It's time to share one of the surprise add-ons for the Rising Warrior Kickstarter! I'm excited to announce the Rising Warrior tank top! Great for the gym or even just on the go, you can show your support for Rising Warrior... (Read More)

A Surprise Add-on??

March 1st - via: kickstarter.com
We're two weeks out from the end of the Rising Warrior Kickstarter! Where did the last week go? I just want to give a heartfelt thank you to everyone who's backed my Kickstarter so far. We've raised about $1,300 this past week, which is amazing! Now,... (Read More)

Rising Warrior Character Art

February 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Want to take a closer look at the character art for Rising Warrior? For the Kickstarter, I had two beautiful character portraits done by Efa_finearts for two of my main characters. Check them out while learning a little bit about each character... (Read More)

Want to see the map in Rising Warrior?

February 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Does Rising Warrior have a map? Yes, it does!Welcome to Mondulia!This map, created by Lorenzo T., will be in each copy of Rising Warrior. How awesome is that? Once the next stretch goal is unlocked, backers will receive a digital download of this... (Read More)

Q&A: Where are you at in the publication process?

February 26th - via: kickstarter.com
You may be wondering, "Where is Rising Warrior at in the publication process? What needs to be done before the final copies are printed?" Well, I have some good news for you! Rising Warrior is on the final step before the final copies. I'm currently... (Read More)

The First Stretch Goal Has Been UNLOCKED!

February 26th - via: kickstarter.com
We have reached over $1,000 in funding, which means that the first stretch goal for the Rising Warrior Kickstarter has been UNLOCKED! Backer only Q&A and giveaway, here we come! All backers will now be able to join a Q&A with Carissa Anne as... (Read More)

We're So Close to Unlocking the FIRST Stretch Goal!

February 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey all! I'm still amazed that the Kickstarter was funded yesterday within the first two hours of its launch. I'm so thankful for the love and support from my community and their willingness to share about Rising Warrior with others! That being said,... (Read More)

Rising Warrior is Fully Funded!

February 24th - via: kickstarter.com
I still can't believe it! Rising Warrior is fully funded, and in the first couple of hours no less! Thank you so much for helping my dreams come true. Rising Warrior is my debut novel, so this means a lot to me! All that's left now it to work toward... (Read More)

Rising Warrior is Over 50% Funded!

February 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you so much for your support! It hasn't even been an hour and I'm already blown away by the support for Rising Warrior. As of now, Rising Warrior is over 50% funded! (Yay!) Keep checking back for more updates!  (Read More)

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