The Soul Smith - Epic Fantasy Novel

A project in San Diego, CA by Adrian V. Diglio

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Book 1 of The Blacksmiths epic fantasy series. All this completed novel needs is an editor, and I have one standing by!
Backers: 48
Average Pledge Per Backer: $73

Funded: $3,500 of $3,500
Dates: Jan 14th -> Feb 13th (30 days)
Project By: Adrian V. Diglio
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Latest News


February 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Holy Smokes Batman! I'm going to need about a day to decompress, but then I'll be back in the grind of working with Derek to finish editing The Soul Smith and hopefully deliver your next favorite novel to you as soon as possible! I'll also be sending... (Read More)

8 Hours To Go!

February 13th - via: kickstarter.com
This is the final hurrah! Tell everyone you can to come be a part of this experience before it's too late!  Additionally, my short story, The Ravenous Flock, has hit a new record and is currently #6 on Amazon in the Science Fiction & Fantasy... (Read More)

Only 24 Hours Remain!

February 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Everyone, We've had tremendous success throughout this entire campaign, and we're almost there! If we receive just 10 more backers, each at the $70 reward tier, this whole project would get funded. We're so close! Everyone, please keep spreading the... (Read More)

Map Update in Progress!

February 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Just received Derek's initial draft of redrawing the map of Thornwall and had to share! Here's a low-resolution image below (the real one can be printed out to poster-size). Only 3 days left in the campaign and we're 70% funded! Please continue to... (Read More)

The Ravenous Flock is FREE again!

February 8th - via: kickstarter.com
For those that may have missed it at launch, you can get my short story, The Ravenous Flock, for FREE on Kindle right now! (This offer is only available from Feb 8th-12th, 2015) Short link: http://amzn.to/13HlBfO Also, another round of questions has... (Read More)

Exciting News! We're Featured on BackerClub.co

February 8th - via: kickstarter.com
I wanted to tell you about a venture I think is pretty cool: BackerClub.co   BackerClub is an exclusive club for people who love Kickstarter and back a ton of projects. BackerClub is featuring this campaign in the Club this week! I'm extremely... (Read More)

Huge Milestone Achieved!

February 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you to all the new backers that have helped us break the $2,000 milestone! This is a HUGE accomplishment! And with only 9 days left, I expect that this momentum will increase. Additionally, Kickstarter told me that my campaign is on their radar... (Read More)

Editorial Pre-work Continues!

January 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Derek emailed me another long list of questions about the mechanics behind my magic system, what the limitations are to the power of the Blacksmiths, and other fun behind-the-scenes topics to ensure that he understands the world that I've built as... (Read More)

15 days remain! We are half way there!

January 28th - via: kickstarter.com
While we continue to spread the word, I expect activity to increase as we get closer and closer to the deadline (this trend has been seen time and time again on nearly all Kickstarter campaigns). In terms of updating information on the Kickstarter, I... (Read More)

2 New Backers Today! Plus the First Bout of Feedback is in!

January 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Things are really picking up! We've had 2 new backers today! Word is spreading and the day's not over yet! Thank you all for your support! And Derek submitted a list of 20 questions to me last night, so I'm hard at work responding to him and helping... (Read More)

The Editor's Work Has Begun!

January 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Derek Bowen just read through the entire manuscript of The Soul Smith and is so jazzed about this project that he is already beginning the editorial process even before this Kickstarter is completed!  Speaking of which, only 20 days remain in this... (Read More)

We Need Your Help To Spread The Word

January 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you everyone that believed in this project and helped give it an early kick! Now we could use some more help to keep the momentum going. When people click through and read about this project, they back it. This is known as a "conversion" in the... (Read More)

50% Funded! What a huge milestone!

January 17th - via: kickstarter.com
To celebrate such a monumental achievement, I wanted to share the behind-the-scenes bloopers for the making of the video. Enjoy! =)  (Read More)

42% Funded On Opening Day!

January 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you Day 1 backers! Your support was incredible! I was floored. Never would I have imagined such a successful launch. I can't even begin to express in words how that made me feel.  I want you all to know that - if you haven't already - you can... (Read More)

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