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A project in Athens, GA by Eddie Whitlock

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EVIL IS ALWAYS HUMAN was my first novel. This sequel follows the narrator of that book through his adulthood and his life of crime.
Backers: 22
Average Pledge Per Backer: $29

Funded: $645 of $2,894
Dates: Sep 21st -> Oct 31st (41 days)
Project By: Eddie Whitlock
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A Horrible Little Story

October 25th - via:
I've edited down my "Possum Baby" story for the LISTENING IN THE DARK event on Thursday night.  Van Burns has arranged this show where three of us will read or tell creepy tales in the auditorium at the library. I've had to trim about 30 percent of... (Read More)

Halloween - So Close You Can Smell It

October 23rd - via:
I love a good - or bad - horror movie any time, not just during October.  Halloween alone is not a scary thing.  The scariest thing about Halloween these days is that it signals the start of that unholy time called Christmas.  This is not an... (Read More)

That Other Book

October 22nd - via:
I dedicated my last book to my wife Beth and our daughter.  I've lost both of them to the divorce.  The book didn't do well anyhow. The book, POTUS of the Living Dead, is a collection of short stories involving various US Presidents with zombies. ... (Read More)

And I Quote

October 21st - via:
Comedy Central's John Oliver recently described quotations as the karaoke of ideas. I like that description. And I like quotations. I particularly love erroneous quotations. You know what I’m talking about: the ones where a Founding Father speaks... (Read More)

If This Campaign Fails

October 20th - via:
With only eleven days remaining, I’m looking at what to do when this campaign fails. I intentionally went with Kickstarter because I didn’t want to raise just part of the money I need. I didn’t want to raise $1000 and only be able to do an... (Read More)

I Dreamed a Dream Tonight

October 17th - via:
Well. Actually, it was early this morning. First, a couple of facts: My mother is still living and doing pretty well at age 79.  My father died at age 69 ten years ago.  The dream was that I was talking to my mother - I call her on the phone almost... (Read More)

The Rabbit Died

October 16th - via:
I like making up stories.  All too often, I make up stories when people ask me a serious question at work.  Oddly, they are rarely amused at my sense of humor. When I was a kid, I would make up stories and tell them to Cathy, my little sister. ... (Read More)


October 15th - via:
Race matters, unfortunately.  And the matter of race grows more complicated as we discuss it. When I was a kid, schools in Georgia were being integrated.  It was - in my childish, childlike view - a black & white situation.  A little black... (Read More)

Kickstarter Campaign Drinking Game

October 13th - via:
For every $ 500 pledged, drink a shot of brandy. Okay.  Pour next shot. Wait.  (Read More)

Flannery O'Connor

October 12th - via:
"The Southerner is usually tolerant of those weaknesses that proceed from innocence."  -  Flannery O'Connor When my first book was compared to the work of Flannery O'Connor, I couldn't have been happier.  She captured The South as a place where... (Read More)

Other Works in the Meantime

October 9th - via:
I appreciate those of you who have pledged and those who have encouraged others to pledge.  Thank you. While this effort is underway, I've been doing some other writing.  My friend Aleta Turner turned me on to a contest to have a short story put in... (Read More)

We've Hit 17 Percent!

October 8th - via:
With 23 days to go, we have hit the 17 percent mark in pledging money for the sequel to Evil is Always Human.  I must say that I did not anticipate this strong response!  Thank you! And almost all of the pledges have been small commitments from... (Read More)

Words with Friends with Poe

October 4th - via:
"Once upon a midnight drea-" Look!  Walt Whitman just left a triple-word space open and I've got the letters J and O.  Shit. I have got to finish this poem.  The Baltimore Sun goes to press in another four hours and I'm almost out of absinthe. ... (Read More)

The End is Near(er)

October 1st - via:
As October begins, we can see Halloween looming.  With Halloween comes the end of this campaign to finance the sequel to Evil is Always Human.  I love me some Halloween, but it will be a sad Monsterday if this campaign fails. On an unrelated note,... (Read More)

When your check comes

September 28th - via:
I'm pretty sure you haven't donated yet because your check hasn't come yet. This week has it all: The last day of the month, the first day of the month and a Friday.  YOU WILL GET YOUR CHECK. The thing to remember is that your pledge isn't... (Read More)

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