Tidal Blades - Heroes of the Reef

Battling in All Her Finery: Tales of Women Who Rule

A project in Seattle, WA by Jeremy Zimmerman
000days 
:
00hours 
:
00minutes 

Funding Successful

An anthology of short fiction about women leaders in a variety of fields
Backers: 238
Average Pledge Per Backer: $25

Funded: $6,025 of $5,000
Dates: Feb 1st -> Feb 28th (28 days)
Project By: Jeremy Zimmerman
Tags:
booksscience fictionfantasyanthology +Suggest

Suggest Tags

Begin typing to search or pick from a list. You can add multiple tags at the same time!
SubmitCancel
Saving your suggestions...
Suggestion Saved Successfully
Thank you for your help! The Kicktraq gnomes will get to work on your suggestions very soon.

Please keep in mind not all suggestions may be used, and repeated re-submissions may result in being rejected automatically (and we don't want that to happen).

If you have any questions, have a good idea for a tag, or a more in-depth suggestion - please feel free to let us know!

Ok
Hrm... something went wrong.
Hey, bad things happen to the best of us. Don't worry, the gnomes have been dispatched. Maybe try again in a little while.

Ok

$6,025

current pledge level
Last Updated: February 28 @ 22:02 -0500 GMT

120%

of goal
funding period ended

$0

trending toward
Trends are not projections. Read More >>

0%

of goal

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

Now you can share!

Help your backers reach your daily goals and help others see how you're doing. It's easy, with Kicktraq Mini.

Here are a few quick snippits of code you can use to embed your personalized widget on your website, in your blog, and even on your favorite forum.

HTML for websites & blogs
Copy HTML

BBCode for forums
Copy BBCode

Reddit code for... well, Reddit
Copy Reddit Code

Special Note: Kickstarter recently disabled remote embedding for images on project pages, so embedding code doesn't work on project pages (yet) - just everywhere else.

You can read more about it here.
Latest News

Stretch Goal 1 Achieved!

February 27th - via: kickstarter.com
We've passed the $5,500 mark, which means that we're looking at a 100,000 word book! And we've got just over 22 hours left! Can we hit stretch goal 2?  (Read More)

Less than 48 hours!

February 26th - via: kickstarter.com
We've got less than 48 hours to go on this Kickstarter, so now is the time to make sure you've made your pledge! It's looking like we could reach our first stretch goal, too! As an added incentive, don't forget that backers of the Kickstarter who... (Read More)

Our Cover Artist, Errow Collins

February 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
As we mentioned earlier when talking about Amanda Jones, we met Errow Collins because of their awesome Welcome to Night Vale cosplay. Since then, they've done a number of fantastic piece of art for Mad Scientist Journal, and now they'll be doing the... (Read More)

Submission Guidelines for Battling in All Her Finery

February 21st - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Featured Artist: Rhaega Ailani, and WE'RE FUNDED!

February 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Rhaega Ailani is new to the Mad Scientist Journal family, but we're excited to have her on board for Battling in All Her Finery! As you can see from her illustrations below, they're full of vivid detail and simply gorgeous! Who doesn't love Cthulhu?... (Read More)

The FINAL COUNTDOWN!

February 18th - via: kickstarter.com
We're at 10 days out from the end of the Kickstarter, and thanks to an amazing day yesterday, we've reached 89% of our goal. We're not quite there yet, but we're well on track, and we're greatly appreciative of all of our backers who have shared this... (Read More)

A Chance to Win!

February 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Have you checked out the latest episode of The Once & Future Podcast? The Once & Future Podcast is a weekly book-centric podcast for readers and writers alike that focuses on all things fantasy and science fiction, talking with today's... (Read More)

Artist Spotlight: Amanda Jones

February 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Amanda Jones came to be a part of the Mad Scientist Journal family through a random cosplaying encounter. She and her fiancee, Errow Collins (who we'll talk about more next week), were at Geek Girl Con some years ago cosplaying as Carlos and Cecil... (Read More)

Why We Really Love This Kickstarter

February 14th - via: kickstarter.com
When we first started tossing around ideas for this year's anthology, the idea was for princess in frilly dresses, kicking butt. We refined the idea substantially to what you see here, but in my heart of hearts, I still love the idea of kick-butt... (Read More)

Artist Spotlight: Ariel Alian Wilson

February 13th - via: kickstarter.com
While the first artist we featured has a long history with Mad Scientist Journal, Ariel Alian Wilson has a long history with MSJ's editors, particularly Jeremy. They've known each other for more than a couple of decades, which means that Jeremy has... (Read More)

72 percent, plus a podcast you might like!

February 11th - via: kickstarter.com
We're at 72 percent funding at the moment, well on track to reach our goal by the end of the month. But we'd still love it if you share this Kickstarter with your friends! The more we spread the word about this, the more people find out, which leads... (Read More)

61 percent and an awesome board game for mad scientists!

February 8th - via: kickstarter.com
We had a great day yesterday, breaking the $3,000 mark, which puts us currently at 61 percent of our funding goal, in the first week of the Kickstarter! Things are looking good, but we still appreciate you all sharing our Kickstarter with your... (Read More)

Artist Spotlight: Justine McGreevy

February 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Justine McGreevy is a talented artist who has been with Mad Scientist Journal since almost the very beginning. Over the years, she's produced all sorts of wonderful art for our stories. And now, she's going to be one of the interior artists for... (Read More)

We've got each other. And that's a lot for love.

February 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Nothing says being halfway there like Bon Jovi. Day 4, and we're already more than half way to our goal. We're stunned and honored that there has been as much positive response as there has been.  We've been pondering potential stretch goals beyond... (Read More)

42 percent!

February 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
We cleared $2,000 in pledges after I went to bed last night, and I woke up this morning to see us sitting pretty at 42 percent, which is, in our world, an auspicious number (being the meaning of life, the universe, and everything). The DefCon One... (Read More)

An amazing start

February 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Stormageddon is very interested in this Kickstarter!  Jeremy tells me that at this point, five hours in, we've officially surpassed our previous first day total for any of our Kickstarters! Thanks to all of our amazing early backers who have made... (Read More)

If you have additional news that doesn't appear here, shoot us a link!