The Refuge: Terror from the Deep

The Halloween Chronicles: A Narnia-Type Fairy Tale

A project in West Hartford, CT by SoftStorms, LLC

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Like Halloween? You'll Love This Illustrated Fairy Tale About True Friendship On The First Halloween! Enter The Enchanted Elm!
Backers: 20
Average Pledge Per Backer: $236

Funded: $4,712 of $10
Dates: Sep 18th -> Oct 21st (33 days)
Project By: SoftStorms, LLC
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Latest News

Four Hours And Counting . . .

October 20th - via:
Four hours to the finish line. We have just posted a gorgeous image from the Halloween Chronicles to induce all backers and any new visitors to see what beauty lies wihin the fairy tale IF WE GET A FEW HUNDRED EXTRA DOLLARS to reach our book-in-print... (Read More)

Final Hours!

October 20th - via:
Nine Hours To Go! Will we make it to $5,000? Ideally, we need $5,555 to get out the Standard prose edition of the Halloween Chronicles (since Kickstarter and Amazon will take about 10% right off the top). The Kickstarter Exclusive Poetry edition,... (Read More)

It's Almost Time For The Halloween Chronicles . . .

October 16th - via:
Only Four Days Left To Go. Will it Be A  Trick Or Treat? Well, it looks like it will be a Treat, because our illustrator Joanna just sent us four... (Read More)

Ten More Days Left to Go!

October 9th - via:
The Countdown is getting lower! Well,what's new? We are awaiting a couple more illustrations from our trusty Joanne, all the way across the Atlantic. Then, we will be almost done with the digital PDF version of the Halloween Chronicles. Thanks to... (Read More)

The Twilight Before Halloween --- Calling All Bibliophiles!

October 6th - via:
Twas the Dusk before Halloween when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a louse. . . Okay, okay, this is not about the Night Before Christmas (that's a different celebration). Hi. This is really an overdue update for the... (Read More)

Halloween Chronicles: The Little Engine That Could!

October 1st - via:
I just wanted to once again thank all our backers, old and new, for helping to propel our Halloween Chronicles Kickstarter campaign forward, pledge by pledge. Kindly continue to share the link below in your Twitter feeds and on your Facebook. Also,... (Read More)

Halloween Chronicles Promotes Diversity

September 28th - via:
One-third of the way into our Halloween Chronicles Kickstarter fundraising campaign, we thought we would pause for a bit. Not to take stock of how many dollars and cents we have raised so far, or how many backers we have added to the roster. Rather,... (Read More)

Halloween Chronicles Kickstarter Keeps Climbing!

September 26th - via:
Hello again:  It's Friday already. TGIF (Thank Goodness It's Friday)! You know what that means: weekend's here! So, this one will be short and sweet.  Well, weekend or not, our campaign is not taking a break on its slow but steady march towards... (Read More)

Halloween Chronicles Day 8!

September 24th - via:
Hi! Again, our link is We are still trending upward, and we must be doing something right because some of you wonderful backers have returned to increase... (Read More)

Awesome News And Fantastic First Few Days!

September 21st - via:
We're Getting Closer To That Hardcover Pop-Up Book  Hello! Thank you very much for your continued outpouring of support for Christine deGraft Hanson's wonderful fairy tale about Pixie's pals in the Enchanted Elm. This campaign is growing... (Read More)

48 Hours! Halloween Chronicles Update!

September 20th - via:
Hello Again To You:   Well, do we love our backers and visitors or what? The statistics show that we are now 22,000% funded! We had to do a double take to make sure that our eyes weren't playing tricks on us (you know how you feel after staring at... (Read More)

Halloween Chronicles Crossed The $2,000 Funding Mark!

September 19th - via:
 Already! I want to give everyone a virtual pat on the shoulder plus a high-five, since we have just crossed the $2,000 pledge mark. The more astounding thing to me is that you guys did it all! Just four backers have propelled to $2,150! Imagine... (Read More)

Halloween Chronicles Funded First Few Hours Already!

September 19th - via:
Wow! The Potato Salad Dude Was Right!   Hello Backers and Friends:    It is less than 24 hours since we relaunched this Kickstarter campaign for our Halloween Chronicles Children's Fairy Tale, and already we have exceeded the preliminary goal by... (Read More)

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