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Athena's Daughters, Volume 2

A project in Washington, DC by Silence in the Library Publishing

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Athena's Daughters, volume 2 is a collection of short speculative fiction by some of the industry's up-and-coming women authors.
Backers: 810
Average Pledge Per Backer: $25

Funded: $19,881 of $4,500
Dates: Dec 16th -> Jan 15th (30 days)
Project By: Silence in the Library Publishing
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Latest News

12 Hours Remaining!

January 14th - via:
We're in the last hours of our campaign, and the staff at SITL, the editors, authors, and artists in the anthology will all be on the edge of our seats watching as time runs out. Yes, we do have lives, but the conclusion of a Kickstarter is always... (Read More)

Lucky 13: Three Illustrations

January 13th - via:
It's our 13th update, and it's January 13. We have 666 backers and have raised $16,666. Aren't numbers fun?? Whether you're superstitious about numbers or not, we're feeling pretty lucky right now. Lucky that we have all of you supporting us and... (Read More)

The Last Days

January 11th - via:
3 Days Left!We're nearing the end of our funding period for Athena's Daughters 2, and we're thrilled that all 616 (oop, 617!) of you have decided to join us. This project is near and dear to our hearts, and we're so thankful you believe in us and... (Read More)

A Quick Favor

January 8th - via:
Could you do us a quick favor?We're planning a Thunderclap for the last day of our campaign, and we need your help! If you're not familiar, Thunderclap is a "crowd-speaking"... (Read More)

1 Week Left!

January 6th - via:
Hi, everyone! I hope the New Year is treating you well. I just wanted to check in and announce that we've got 7 days left in our campaign. We couldn't be happier about how far we've come. With $13,611 pledged, we're 302% funded. We've reached a... (Read More)

Happy New Year and some Big Additions

January 1st - via:
Happy New Year, dearest backers! I hope your New Year's Eve was everything you wanted it to be. We're looking forward to a bright new year, with lots of amazing projects planned. We're so glad you're a part of the Athena's Daughters 2 campaign, and... (Read More)

2 Stretch Goals, 2 Artwork Previews & 2 Cool Projects

December 31st - via:
We're halfway there!It's hard to believe we started this project just two weeks ago, and we've come so far in that time! $12,015 pledged,  267% funded, and with 516 backers. Amazing! 2 Stretch Goals ReachedSince our last update, we reached both the... (Read More)

Over 500 Backers + A New Contest!

December 29th - via:
As you may know by now, we crossed the 500 backer mark over the holiday weekend!  We're overwhelmed with the success of the project, and with how many of you are getting the word out there about it. Thank you so much for being a part of this... (Read More)

Athena's Daughters 2 is Kickstarter's Featured Publishing Project Today!

December 23rd - via:
Okay, we know we said we were signing off until after Christmas, but we got some news today that's too exciting not to share: Athena's Daughters, Volume 2 is Kickstarter's Featured Publishing Project today! Thanks to all of you, this project has... (Read More)

Adding an author and original cover art

December 21st - via:
Here we are at the end of our sixth day, and the project has $10,231 pledged, which is 227% of our goal. Wow. Just... wow. Thank you for supporting us and for sharing this project with your friends! This book and its predecessors (Athena's Daughters... (Read More)

2 More Stretch Goals Met!

December 20th - via:
We had another great day today! Though we didn't quite make our goal of 425 backers in order to qualify for the extra free ebook, we did make it up to 413 backers and $9,469 which is 210% of our goal. That means, so far, we've more than doubled what... (Read More)

A New Story, New Art, and A Contest for Friday

December 19th - via:
You guys are amazing. Have we mentioned that? Not enough, I'm sure. We're now 187% funded with $8,420. Wow, just... wow. THANK YOU! So, we have now met the $8,000 stretch goal for which we'll be adding a story to the anthology by Nicole Givens... (Read More)

Two new authors & more good stuff

December 17th - via:
It has been yet another amazing day. At $7,539 we're currently at 167% of our goal. WOW! On top of that, we met no less than FOUR stretch goals today! Thank you all! You are the best ever. That means we'll be adding stories by Lindsay Kitson and... (Read More)

Phenomenal First Day!

December 16th - via:
I could fill a paragraph with words that do a semi-adequate job of describing the past 24 hours of the Athena's Daughters 2 Kickstarter. What an amazing, extraordinary, marvelous, stupendous, wonderful first day we've had! That at least gives you a... (Read More)

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