Unidentified Funny Objects 2 - Anthology of Humorous SF/F

A project in Brooklyn, NY by Alex Shvartsman

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UFO2 is the 2nd annual anthology of humorous science fiction & fantasy stories.
Backers: 249
Average Pledge Per Backer: $33

Funded: $8,117 of $8,000
Dates: Apr 2nd -> May 2nd (30 days)
Project By: Alex Shvartsman
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Latest News

The Final Stretch! Plus, an extra reward.

May 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
With just about 8 hours to go, UFO2 has entered its final stretch. There is a lot of ground to cover, but we are seeing lots of amazing support and whether or not we get funded in the end, I'm extremely thankful to all of you for trusting in this... (Read More)

Five Practical Tips on Writing Humor

April 29th - via: kickstarter.com
I wrote a lengthy blog post whereupon I attempt to help other writers incorporate humor into their stories. As someone who both reads and edits funny SF/F, I've been giving the matter a lot of thought. No one can teach another person to be funny. But... (Read More)

The Epistolary History

April 24th - via: kickstarter.com
The reason I undertook editing Unidentified Funny Objects is because I love writing humorous SF myself. I wrote one such flash story in February. In honor of the letter-writing month the entire story is told through letters. It is being published by... (Read More)

Good News Galore

April 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
I'm thrilled to report that Barnes & Noble is picking up the original UFO anthology to sell in their chain of stores. They contacted me to let me know that they will be placing an initial order for 100 copies of the book. It ins't easy for a... (Read More)

Progress Report

April 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to the amazing support from all of you, today we reached the happy milestones of breaking both the 100 backer mark and the $2500 mark. After an expected mid-campaign lull things are beginning to pick up again and will hopefully snowball into a... (Read More)

Live on The Gamer's Dome Podcast

April 16th - via: kickstarter.com
I will be appearing live on The Gamer's Done podcast tonight to talk about UFO2 and other projects. My segment should begin around 10:30 or 10:35 EST. So tune in if you are curious: http://www.thegamersdome.com/ Alex  (Read More)

New Story Added

April 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Over the weekend I accepted Fran Wilde's "How to Feed a Pyrokinetic Toddler" into the anthology. Although the open submission period begins on May 1, members of several professional groups such as SFWA and Codex were invited to submit early and my... (Read More)

The first 24 hours

April 4th - via: kickstarter.com
We're off to an excellent start, having raised nearly $1500 from over 50 backers in the first 24 hours! Crowdfunding projects are all about the first couple of days and the last week. Those are the times full of activity and it's a bit of a slog in... (Read More)

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