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Octopus: A Memoir of Flailing

A project in Vancouver, Canada by Richard Fairgray

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The subjectively true story of trying not to turn into an octopus, distracting myself with sex clubs, drinking and messy relationships.
Backers: 231
Average Pledge Per Backer: $36 CAD

Funded: $8,288 CAD of $2,000 CAD
Dates: Jan 24th -> Feb 25th (32 days)
Project By: Richard Fairgray
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Latest News

Almost There!

February 24th - via:
Just 6 hours to go and I can open that champagne and only $125 away from that final stretch goal. If you missed the earlier update, there's still time to add on the Too Hot For Octopus companion book. It's just $10 and there's no additional shipping.... (Read More)

16 Hours and One Last Stretch Goal

February 24th - via:
Cue the music. Get the champagne ready. I have a little bottle from a friend's baby shower that I was meant to drink when she had the kid, but I've saved it for this. I guess that means her kid isn't officially born until tonight - I wonder if I... (Read More)

Pigs, Buzz and the Last 38 Hours

February 23rd - via:
Hey, all. Just a quick update as the campaign heads into its last day and a half. We're inches away from that 7k threshold that will unlock a whole other chapter of the book for everyone, so please spread the word and help unearth a small handful of... (Read More)

60 Hours to Go!

February 22nd - via:
In just a little over 2 days this campaign will end, everyone will start getting the digital rewards and I will collapse into a puddle of exhausted flesh. Oh wait, I'm still on a deadline for another book, so I'll probably have to keep going. Take... (Read More)

Stretch Goal! A REALLY old book.

February 17th - via:
Hello, good morning, how are you? Sorry i've been quiet on here this week, there's been a lot of stuff going on. I'm getting ready for my first big con of the year (Vancouver FanExpo, come say hi) and wrapping up a new project. I wish I could be... (Read More)

New Add-On has been...added on.

February 4th - via:
HORROR SHORTS! With your help and continued support, the campaign has crossed the $5000 (Canadian) threshold, so the new add-on has been unlocked. A whole other comic! Just look at thatcover! My very own husband posed for it, so yes, you are right to... (Read More)

New Stretch Goals, A Cross Campaign Bonus, Book Going to Print!

February 2nd - via:
Hey, all. Such an incredible 10 days. Anyone following my Newsletter knows that this week+ has kind of wrecked me, but here on the other side I am feeling good. But, enough about me realizing Kickstarters are hard (shocking), and on with the big... (Read More)


January 27th - via:
Stickers! A'right, it's been 3 days and the campaign has blitzed past goal and just hit 200%. Probably time to announce some stretch goals. I'll add this stuff to the campaign page later (busy, always busy, never sleep), but I wanted you all to have... (Read More)

BACKER GOAL - Let's Get to 100

January 25th - via:
First 100 backers get to read chapter 1 right away! The campaign is so close to 100 backers, and once it hits that 3rd digit, I'll send out a link to the PDF of chapter 1 to backers at every level.  Why wait to get a taste of the book?  Spread the... (Read More)

FUNDED DAY ONE! (thank you)

January 24th - via:
And I can breathe. It's been a wild day. I've been up since 4am pacing in my office, waiting to go live (if you were around to see me on the Keeping it Geekly stream, thank you even more). My big concern was eating something for breakfast that I... (Read More)

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