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'The Awakened,' an Epic Fantasy Anthology

A project in Eatontown, NJ by Neal Levin

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'The Awakened' is a who's who of fantasy authors writing in the unique world of Grimaton, where adulthood could change you forever...
Backers: 291
Average Pledge Per Backer: $26

Funded: $7,699 of $4,000
Dates: Apr 25th -> Jun 9th (45 days)
Project By: Neal Levin
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Latest News

Few Hours Left and a Thank You!

June 9th - via:
This project is a success, we set out to make a hardcover version of a book are all proud of and we did it. I wanted to thank all of you for the support, and to tell you to look forward to more The Awakened announcements soon. The best way to keep... (Read More)

Two Author Spotlights and The Final Countdown!

June 7th - via:
With just 39 hours to go we are slowing ramping up to beat some more stretch goals, help us do that-please spread the word before the Kickstarter is over. ---------------------------------------------- Erik Scott de Bie What can you tell us about... (Read More)

Interview with Hal Greenberg and Author Spotlight Jaleigh Johnson

June 2nd - via:
Here is an interview with Hal, the setting creator done by Slamfist Media ------------------------------------ Author Spotlight: Jaleigh JohnsonWhat can you tell us about your... (Read More)


June 1st - via:
Slight reformatting done below, but on the most part, what you will see below is exactly how it came to me. Links from the author. Also, refer to him as "BOOMER" in all of his answers, because I liked the way it looked as compared to "CLINTON" (Read More)

Kickstarter Follow Up Interview: The Awakened

May 30th - via:
So, keep in mind, this is the first time I have attempted an interview... and I was kind of spit-balling it with the questions. I tried for stuff that sounded interesting, and not too terribly boring. So, here it is, my interview with Hal Greenberg creator of "The Awakened" and one of the 16 authors involved in the project! (Read More)

Audio Excerpt, Author Sspotlight Rich Redman and some PR!

May 29th - via:
We have uploaded an audio excerpt from Doug Herring's Unseen on the main page just below the cover image , yes a pdf just isn't enough to you guys, so we went all out and got a sample from Brady Vance, who will do the audiobook if we get funded to... (Read More)


May 28th - via:
Since this is my first foray into actually promoting Kickstarter campaigns on the blog, I should give you a little bit of a history. I joined Kickstarter back in March of 2011, and since then I have participated in 31 campaigns, a little over one a month. My pledge levels have ranged from a mere dollar all the way up to a rather grand 400 dollars. Suffice to say, I find the whole Kickstarter idea to be fascinating, and it is one of the first sites I check each day to see if there is anything new to pledge for. With that in mind, let's take a look at three projects I am currently pledging towards. (Read More)

Author Spotlight and Upgrades!

May 23rd - via:
These times they are changin'... We have some tweaks for our tiers, if we hit our $8,000 goal all backers at $40 and up will receive The Awakened II eBook for free! All tiers at $500 and up also receives the GenCon dinner at DQB expense, each... (Read More)

Fun Updates...

May 21st - via:
We are featured in Open Gaming Magazine #3, if you get this eZine, go check us out!Click Here for the link As a thank you for your patronage here is a fun screensaver for The Awakened! Like us on Facebook to make sure you do not miss out on any of... (Read More)

Google Hangout and Another Kickstarter Project

May 18th - via:
Thanks to everyone who stopped by tonight at the Google Hangout!  We had some great questions from Cody, Bruce Cordell and Torah Cottrill live from an opera intermission, as well as a few of the authors coming in and out answering some questions... (Read More)

Author Spotlight Clinton Boomer and Google Hangout Tonight 9PM EST

May 18th - via:
Author Spotlight Clinton J. Boomer What can you tell us about your story? It's the harrowing tale of a brave young woman with a tragic past named Charlie Teark, growing into her very unpleasant and powerful Awakening. In the hands of an abject... (Read More)

Cover Released!

May 16th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Author Spotlight: Doug Herring

May 14th - via:
What can you tell us about your story? At the heart of the story it is about a boy and a girl but it is also about the birth of a legend within the Awakened world. While most awakened have flashy powers to manipulate elements or have a grand creature... (Read More)

Author Spotlight: Ed Greenwood

May 11th - via:
What can you tell us about your story? My story is about the Drowned Girl and her companion Scaly Bits. They live in a marsh. It’s also about warriors from Skelgor, and the ambitions of the King on the Skelgont Throne. There is violence. Wet... (Read More)

Author Spotlight Torah Cottrill and Another Kickstarter Spotlight

May 8th - via:
Author Spotlight Torah Cottrill What can you tell us about your story? I wanted to write about the arctic south of the world, a place I thought might not be well known. My inspiration was the Sami people of northern Scandinavia, who have a tradition... (Read More)

Google Hangout

May 7th - via:
May 18th 9PM EST Hal will be the host and he invited the authors, so if you have questions on this or just want to talk, let's do this! And thank you for helping us get funded, it means a lot.  (Read More)

Author Spotlight: Darrin Drader

May 5th - via:
Author Spotlight: Darrin DraderWhat can you tell us about your story?  Not everyone is accepting of the awakened. In some corners of the world, these individuals' talents are overshadowed by superstitions and mistrust. My story is about one such... (Read More)

Marvin the Mage Visits The Awakened

May 3rd - via:
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Author Spotlight D.W.Pearce and Backer Early Preview

May 3rd - via:
Author Spotlight Darren W. Pearce What can you tell us about your story? What can I tell you about Rook's Gambit. It's the tale (one of many) of Rook and his companion Ash, a sardonic and loyal wolf - it involves betrayal, treachery and a little bit... (Read More)

Author Spotlight: Rosemary Jones

May 2nd - via:
What can you tell us about your story? 'Birdie' was inspired by the avian activities I see from my window daily. Also I love the opportunity to write about the nooks and corners of a fantastical city. Some of the greatest adventures begin on a... (Read More)

Author Spotlight: Rai Smith & More

April 29th - via:
Author Spotlight: Rai Smith  First let me say that I am so thrilled to be working with such talented writers. Though we have not met, the high energy surrounding this project just may spoil me to all others!  Story: Litha Mabon by Rai Smith When I... (Read More)

Become "Awakened" on Facebook!

April 26th - via:
Please join us in becoming one of "The Awakened" on Facebook.  We'll be doing a lot of discussion about the campaign, the stretch goals and you will even be able to rub elbows with some of the book's authors. Every single like of the page helps us... (Read More)

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