Travel Guide: Jane Austen's England

A project in Tilburg, Netherlands by Karin Quint

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This travel guide takes you to the places where Jane Austen lived, worked and visited, and the (film) locations of her novels.
Backers: 427
Average Pledge Per Backer: €38

Funded: €16,352 of €14,000
Dates: Nov 7th -> Dec 7th (30 days)
Project By: Karin Quint
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Latest News

'I must learn to be content with being happier than I deserve'

December 7th - via:
Our Kickstarter has ended. And what a 30 days it's been! Thank you to all our backers who joined us on this great adventure. It's really going to happen, Jane Austen's England is going to be published in English! What happens next? Today your credit... (Read More)

‘She shuddered, tossed about in her bed, and envied every quiet sleeper’

December 5th - via:
At the start of this Kickstarter campaign, I promised to tell you more about my adventures on the road while working on Jane Austen's England. Here's another story, I hope you enjoy it! The very curtains of her bed seemed at one moment in motion, and... (Read More)

'I am the happiest creature in the world. Perhaps other people have said so before, but not one with such justice.'

December 5th - via:
WE MADE IT!!!! Yes, we have reached our funding goal. Thank you all! I do not know how to properly express my gratitude, but please believe me when I say that this means very very much to me! Our Kickstarter runs for another 2 days, but I've just... (Read More)

'I have the highest respect for your nerves'

December 4th - via:
We are getting closer and closer to our funding goal! 66 hours to go, and we now have reached 82%. Without your help we would never have gotten so far. So once again: thank you, kind backers. I am positive we are going to make it! But we still have... (Read More)

'To wish was to hope, and to hope was to expect'

December 2nd - via:
First of all, welcome and thank you to all new backers. We are doing great! We've had so many new backers these past few days, that if we can continue this way, we are definitely going to reach our goal. I know I've been asking a lot of you these... (Read More)

'If I loved you less, I might be able to talk about it more'

November 30th - via:
I am lost for words. Seriously. So many new backers! Welcome to all, and thank you for supporting Jane Austen's England! There are six days left of this campaign, and I am confident that we will reach our goal. As long as we all keep sharing and... (Read More)

We are 51% funded!

November 29th - via:
Isn't that great news?! These past few days many of you have been spreading the word (like crazy, I would almost say) and that has paid off! So keep up the good work, I am positive we will get there before December 7th. A special thank you to all new... (Read More)

Jane Austen's England as a (Christmas) gift

November 27th - via:
Only 9 days to go! We've had quite a few new backers since the last update. Welcome and thank you! Introducing the gift certificateI received a question from a backer who wants to give the travel guide as a Christmas gift this year and was looking... (Read More)

‘I was in the middle before I knew that I had begun'

November 24th - via:
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'It's such a happiness when good people get together'

November 21st - via:
Jane Austen readers must be the nicest people in the world. No, seriously, they are. Since the publication of Het Engeland van Jane Austen (the Dutch version of Jane Austen's England) I met so many lovely Jane Austen fans that I think I can vouch for... (Read More)

‘Now I must give one smirk and then we may be rational again’

November 17th - via:
Did you know that reaching 30% of your funding goal is quite a big thing in Kickstarter world? It’s called ‘the tipping point’. Some Kickstarter expert has done some research and claims that a project that reaches 30% funding has a 90% chance... (Read More)

I will be calm. I will be mistress of myself.

November 14th - via:
Wat an amazing week it's been! We have now 77 backers, from all over the world. Thank you to each and every one of you for backing this campaign. I want to stress (again!) how important it is to keep sharing on social media and to tell all of your... (Read More)

I am half agony, half hope

November 11th - via:
I am even more excited about this project than my friend Priscilla was at meeting some officers at the Jane Austen Festival in Bath. Thank you! Thank you to the 50 wonderful people who backed this project up till now. And thank you to all of you who... (Read More)

I did it the Elizabeth Bennet way: I walked

November 9th - via:
It was January 2013 when I made my first visit to England for my Jane Austen travel guide. Not a great month to travel, you may think. And you are right. But I had a deadline, and after three months of reading and researching behind my desk, I really... (Read More)

The first day!

November 8th - via:
Thank you to the first day backers of this campaign! I am very grateful for your support. Please keep sharing :-D In the coming weeks I will be using these updates to tell you more about my adventures on the road while working on Jane Austen's... (Read More)

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