Myrthali Books 1 & 2

A project in Bristol, UK by Mark Bowsher

Status: Active

The YA fantasy series about a young boy who travels to a different world in each book to find the sands of time to save his mother.
Backers: 129
Average Daily Pledges: £73
Average Pledge Per Backer: £34

Funding: £4,403 of £4,000
Dates: Feb 22nd -> Apr 22nd (60 days)
Project By: Mark Bowsher
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Latest News

New reward - get a cameo in one of the books!

March 31st - via:
Today is the day 'The Boy Who Stole Time' begins. The day the clocks go forward. The day an hour is stolen from Krish.  To celebrate, I’m launching a new reward - you can get time back 5 mins of fame in 1 of the books! Limited to 10 (5 of both... (Read More)

100% - thank you!

March 30th - via:
Just before midnight on Monday, the Myrthali books hit 100%! Not something I was expecting as early as Monday! I celebrated with a quick drink on Monday night... Thank you all so much! I keep saying that these books mean a lot to me and it's true. I... (Read More)

A Sneak Peek for World Poetry Day

March 21st - via:
Happy World Poetry Day! Book 2, 'The Dream-Pedlars' Parade' begins with a poem. You might have heard an abridged version in launch video, but here's the whole thing.  As poem go, it's fairly loose, but gives a bit of background to the setting of... (Read More)

The pre-update update

March 20th - via:
Hi everyone! I've been away and then super-busy with work for over a week and the campaign has very much slowed down. I'm going to be pushing much harder to get us over the finish line shortly and sharing a few more behind the scenes updates... (Read More)


March 13th - via:
We're currently at 70%!  I was once told that any book that reaches 70%, will reach 100%. So I'm very ready for the final push now - thank you so much for all your support so far!  (Read More)

KnockThrice Map

March 5th - via:
The map for KnockThrice in 'The Dream-Pedlars' Parade' is very different to the one of Ilir in 'The Boy Who Stole Time': In book 1, the map is of the entire desert world of Ilir, which is described as so small that Krish and Balthrir walk around it... (Read More)

What age are the books for?

March 5th - via:
This is a good and interesting question that comes up a lot. The Boy Who Stole Time was marketed as YA but actually I felt it was slightly younger. I'd say that anyone over eight will enjoy this book. If you're old enough to read Harry Potter, you're... (Read More)

50% in 10 days - thank you!

March 3rd - via:
In just 10 days, the crowdfunder for The Dream-Pedlars' Parade (and the re-release of The Boy Who Stole Time) has hit 50%...and passed it!  Thank you all so much! There's still some way to go but I'm so pleased to be this far already!   (Read More)

But where does the money go?

March 2nd - via:
A question that's come up a few times from supporters is 'but where does the money go?' Here's a quick breakdown... Firstly, editorial. This is a big chunk of the money, especially as the current draft of 'The Dream-Pedlars' Parade' is 138k words!... (Read More)

Ilir - creating the map for 'The Boy Who Stole Time

March 1st - via:
As I was re-releasing 'The Boy Who Stole Time' along with the sequel ('The Dream-Pedlars' Parade'), I wanted the book to have something new. Something I always wanted in the original - a map!  And part of the money from this crowdfunder will go... (Read More)

£1,000 in 2 days - thank you all so much!

February 26th - via:
Thanks so much all your pledges so far - it's meant so much! These books are both fun adventures but they're also incredibly personal looks at mental health and neurodivergance (filled with lots of excitement and adventure of course!)  I'm very much... (Read More)

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