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The Quotable Woman -- the webseries

A project in Los Angeles, CA by Elaine Partnow

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Living history portrayals of inspiring women in their own words, stunningly acted and filmed.
Backers: 188
Average Pledge Per Backer: $74

Funded: $13,901 of $13,375
Dates: Feb 26th -> Apr 2nd (35 days)
Project By: Elaine Partnow
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Latest News

We made it!

April 2nd - via:
Wahoo! Nine hours to go and pledges still coming in, we are over our goal! Thank you, thank you, thank you, for your pledges, your support, for making this happen. We couldn't have done it without each and everyone of you! Best wishes, Elaine  (Read More)

30 hours to go!

April 1st - via:
One of our wonderful backers figured that if 100 people each gave $9, we'd surpass our goal! So if each of you could bring in one friend to pledge $9, we'd be there. With only 30 hours to go! We can do it! And for your viewing pleasure, You'll need... (Read More)

"Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!" -- Mae West

March 30th - via:
And we think you're wonderful. We now have 177 backers, and we cherish the support each and every one of you have given us.  With 48 hours to go from right now (5:00 PM PST), we're only $931 away from our goal. So post it on your FB, email your... (Read More)

Five days to go

March 28th - via:
Hello, wonderful backers! Just wanted to give you an update on our progress. Yesterday was a red letter day--8 wonderful new backers to the tune of $500. And last week we raised another $2800, thanks to some very special people (you know who you... (Read More)

Memorabilia -- Costume Prizes!

March 25th - via:
Each day of our final week we will make some special incentives available. Today we’ve added three costumes from some of Elaine’s one-woman shows:  A shimmering silver lame gown and head piece custom-made by a well-known fabric artist for... (Read More)

Breaking News!

March 22nd - via:
Our campaign is getting national attention! This morning, 3/22, at 11:00 AM EST Robin Morgan (Sisterhood is Powerful) of the Women’s Media Center (co-founded by Gloria Steinem and Jane Fonda) is interviewing Elaine. It’s on CBS radio WJFK 1580 AM... (Read More)

The Quotable Woman, the web series hits Ms. Magazine!

March 18th - via:
Much excitement: An article about my book and our campaign was just posted on the Ms. Magazine blog. Take a look—and spread it around:  In barely an hour it has given... (Read More)

We made it--and then some!

March 17th - via:
Dear Backers, Thank you all for helping make our match a success. Not only did we get the 20 new backers we needed, we got 37! And raised $482.  A couple of the folks who were part of the match already put in their part of the $500; the rest should... (Read More)

We have a matching grant!

March 15th - via:
Dear Backers, If we get 20 new backers by midnight tomorrow, Sunday, March 16, we will receive a matching grant of $500. A few good friends who, like you, believe in the entertainment and educational value of The Quotable Woman, the web series pooled... (Read More)

We're gonna be on national radio!

March 13th - via:
I’m so excited. I’ve been invited to be a guest on national radio on “Women’s Media Center Live with Robin Morgan.” It will air Saturday, March 22 at 11:00 a.m ET on and on iTunes. On the radio, it's 1580 AM WJFK in Washington,... (Read More)


March 8th - via:
Yup--March 8 is International Women's Day. What better way to celebrate than backing up The Quotable Woman, the web series? We got off to a roaring start, thanks to you--then it tapered off a bit. But we just appeared in a nice big blog this morning,... (Read More)

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