Veil of Ruin

GENIUS LOCI: Tales of the Spirit of Place

A project in Crestview Hills, KY by J.M. Martin

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Tales of guardian spirits and divine powers by Seanan McGuire, Ken Liu, Alethea Kontis, Laura Anne Gilman, Scott Edelman and more.
Backers: 726
Average Pledge Per Backer: $32

Funded: $23,403 of $14,500
Dates: Mar 3rd -> Apr 2nd (30 days)
Project By: J.M. Martin
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Latest News

Deluxe Stretch Goal and the Final Stretch

April 2nd - via:
We're stoked to have hit the $22k stretch goal! GENIUS LOCI will now feature a lush cover stock, deckled edges, foil on the cover, and a ribbon bookmark! Woo-hoo, right? We're so, so very thankful for all of you who have pledged your support to this... (Read More)

Just 5 Days Remain...

March 28th - via:
Spread The WordWe are nearing the end of the Genius Loci Kickstarter campaign, so if you want to see more stretch goals fall, please help us spread the word. The excellent review site, The Qwillery, is doing just that with a series of interviews.... (Read More)

GENIUS LOCI: Stretch Goal Brackets Gettin' Busted

March 22nd - via:
More Art!Jaym Gates sez... Wow, so I got home from errands, and we've blown through the second stretch goal! So now we're paying the authors more AND getting two more pieces from our amazing artists. Since this is about the artists, I want to talk... (Read More)

Quickie Update!

March 20th - via:
Quickie Update (from the Road) Hey all, I've been traveling this week with limited Internet access (plus a whale of a toothache — cue the sympathy "awww's"), but wanted to drop a quick note to say THANK YOU for continuing to support GENIUS LOCI!... (Read More)

FUNDED!! (Plus Excerpts)

March 14th - via:
Target Goal AchievedA word from Jaym. Joe told me to write some words, I think because he wanted to laugh at me. About all I’m capable of is incoherent squealing right now! Words are hard! I just want to bounce up and down and hug everyone! And I... (Read More)

GENIUS LOCI UPDATE from author Steven H Silver

March 9th - via:
A Guest Update from author Steven H Silver the exploration.My story for Genius Loci, entitled "Well of Tranquility," began with the idea of a Christian holy place which was built on the site of another holy place formerly dedicated to some sort of... (Read More)

GENIUS LOCI UPDATE from Laura Anne Gilman, author of HEARTBEAT

March 9th - via:
A Guest Update from author Laura Anne Gilman a lingering sense of awe.So a while back, the unstoppable Jaym Gates came to me and said, "Hey kid, I want you to write me a story" (if you're imagining this as said in the voice of Arlo Guthrie channeling... (Read More)

GENIUS LOCI: What a Great First Day

March 4th - via:
You Rock!Launch day was huge, tremendous, amazing! GENIUS LOCI is making some serious waves, thanks to all you supercrazycool backers. Editor Jaym Gates wrote to me on Facebook letting me know how happy she was feeling, just seeing this project take... (Read More)

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