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A project in Tualatin, OR by Christian Piatt

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What if, through modern science, we had the power to bring Jesus back to life?
Backers: 203
Average Pledge Per Backer: $59

Funded: $11,922 of $11,000
Dates: Dec 9th -> Jan 8th (30 days)
Project By: Christian Piatt
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Latest News


January 7th - via:
Thanks to so many of you, we reached our goal. Because of this, BLOOD DOCTRINE will be published! With less than 24 hours left in the campaign, we're beyond our "bare bones" budget and moving toward our expanded "stretch budget" to help generate some... (Read More)

Less than $500 to go...

January 6th - via:
Still a chance for late-comers to claim a signed advance copy, schedule a web book club event with me or have me appear in person for a day-long event. And once the T-shirts that are printed for this campaign are gone, that will likely be it for... (Read More)

The Final Countdown

January 4th - via:
No, I'm not referring to a cheesy 80s metal song by the hair mega-band, "Europe" (though that song is pretty awesome). We're now to the point where Kickstarter is counting the time left in our campaign in hours, rather than days. The good news is... (Read More)

What a Day! And Pondering: "What If..."

January 4th - via:
Yesterday was pretty remarkable in the life of our campaign. Not only did we meet the match challenge; we obliterated it by raising more than two thousand dollars.  We have just over $1,500 left to go to meet the final goal and make this project a... (Read More)

We're On the Move...

January 2nd - via:
One of the best feelings in life is to be caught up in a sense of momentum. To feel like you're moving, a part of something with direction, purpose, something dynamic, is exciting. That's how I'm feeling today about our campaign. With less than five... (Read More)

Your Pledge is Doubled (24 hours only)

January 2nd - via:
I'm excited to announce that a handful of anonymous supporters have stepped up and offered to underwrite a challenge to help us reach our goal. So for the next 24 hours, everything pledged (up to $500) will be matched by other backers!  If you've... (Read More)

Titulus Crucis/Title of the Cross (Chapter One)

January 2nd - via:
Check out the first chapter of the novel, posted now on my blog: The name plate was argued to bear remnants of the title bestowed upon Jesus at the time of crucifixion: “King of the Jews.” However nay-sayers were quick to discredit the find on a... (Read More)

Two Landmarks in the New Year!

December 29th - via:
As I lounge at our house on New Years afternoon, I'm heartened by how close we are to two major achievements. First, We're only four backers away from the goal we set for New Years of 150 total supporters. Second, we're only three dollars short of... (Read More)

Draft of Book Cover!

December 29th - via:
This is still a work in progress, but I wanted to share the first iteration of the cover for BLOOD DOCTRINE:  Let us know what you think so far. After all, it's your project too! With nine days to go, we're past the $6,000 mark and well on our way.... (Read More)

Three Ways to Go Here...

December 27th - via:
So, I'm sitting in my dining room, sipping my coffee, smiling as I look over the long and growing list of supporters who, thus far, have backed this project. With about a dozen days yet to go, we are creeping up on 50% raised toward our goal. And... (Read More)

Blood Doctrine Audio Prologue (Merry Christmas!)

December 23rd - via:
I thought it might be fun to do an audio recording of the prologue. Take a few minutes to listen in the car, on your iPod, or just take a break from the holiday madness and escape into a different world for a bit. Enjoy, and thanks for your support... (Read More)

Getting Nearer Our Christmas Goal

December 20th - via:
Thanks so much to everyone who has stepped up in recent days to help us get to seventy-five backers! Only 25 to go by Christmas in order to make the holiday goal of 100 backers. We also passed the important landmark of reaching 40% of the total... (Read More)

Nearly to a landmark!

December 18th - via:
Thanks so much to everyone who has pledged to date, and to those who have helped spread the word to invite new backers into the fold. We're a paltry $40 away from reaching the $4,000 mark which, in itself, is a humbling achievement. But of course, we... (Read More)

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