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Shattering Glass, a novel of chthonic chaos for college kids

A project in Flint, MI by Connor Coyne

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Let's publish electronic and print editions of Shattering Glass, and give it a spectacular debut in Chicago and Flint.
Backers: 118
Average Pledge Per Backer: $49

Funded: $5,771 of $5,600
Dates: Jul 3rd -> Jul 31st (29 days)
Project By: Connor Coyne
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Latest News

The End is Nigh!

July 30th - via: kickstarter.com
SHOUTOUTS: Thanks to our new backers: Xana, Robert, Melinda, Josh, Doug, Elizabeth, stephlane, Michael, John, Ben, Hosanna, liesbet, Jim, Sumara, Christian, Jen, and Jon! And thanks to everyone for continuing to promote this project as we're coming... (Read More)

Changing the Game?

July 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Backers! We're in our last week and I need to change up the game and regain some momentum if there's any chance to reach $5600. So here's the deal: I've altered the rewards a bit and everyone who donates anything to Shattering Glass will get... (Read More)

21st Century Publishing: Literature and Performance

July 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
SHOUTOUTS: Thanks to our new backers: Julia, Erin, and rogueclown. HAIL MARY: $2600 and 57 backers is not bad at all. However, we're rapidly approaching the point where we'll need deus ex machina in order to meet our goal of $5600. I'm interested in... (Read More)

The Green Light of one Reinhardt Suarez

July 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
SHOUTOUTS: Thanks to our new backers: Jonathan, Rich, and Nicholas, and thanks to everyone who continues to promote our project. We passed a symbolic milestone late last week; this novel has attracted more backers than my last novel, Hungry Rats.... (Read More)

Novel inspired by college experiences in Flint, Chicago

July 21st - via: eastvillagemagazine.org
FLINT, MI - Flint-based writer Connor Coyne is raising funds through Kickstarter.com to publish his novel Shattering Glass through the Gothic Funk Press. Shattering Glass, released serially online in 2011 and 2012, will be available in print and electronic versions in October if Coyne is able to raise $5,600 by July 31. (Read More)

Updates, Shoutouts, PR, Oh My!

July 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Happy Friday! QUICK COMMENT: Statistically speaking, Kickstarter campaigns with a short duration and frequent updates have the best chances of success... so if you've been wondering why this is a 28-day campaign with almost daily updates, that's why.... (Read More)

21st Century Publishing: Shattering Glass, by H.P. Lovecraft

July 17th - via: kickstarter.com
SHOUTOUTS:  Thanks to our new backers: Eleanor, Katie, Kim, and Camellia and Marco.  And thanks to Eleanor for her very strident tweet (it's nice to keep company with gravity and electromagnetism)! In the last week, I've posted short excerpts to... (Read More)

21st Century Publishing: Who Cares if MTV Doesn't Make Music Videos Anymore?

July 16th - via: kickstarter.com
First, shoutouts. Thanks to our new backers, Melodee, Bob, Sara, and James. Thanks to everyone who continues to talk about and write about and share our Kickstarter. It's because of all of you that we've made it as far as we have. And on that note,... (Read More)


July 15th - via: kickstarter.com
We just got a tremendous shoutout from Gordon Young at Flint Expatriates: Shattering Glass: A Flint Writer Draws on the Vehicle City for Inspiration. Gordon's recommendation means a lot to me, as I've been a fan of Flint Expats for years (it really... (Read More)

The Creative Stylings of Sam Zombie-Killer

July 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Just a reminder that there's a new reward for everyone who contributes, and that you will all receive it (retroactively): AN ARKAEN. Everyone who pledges any amount to Shattering Glass will have a short poem composed in his or her honor. It may be a... (Read More)


July 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Shoutouts: Thank you to Janice and Chef Marty for backing us!  And thanks to Jodi for sharing her table with me at Buckham Alley Fest tonight.  For non-Flint-folk, Buckham Alley is our Pitchfork and our Lollapalooza, and being able to have some... (Read More)

Thursday Update: Shoutouts, FAQ, Tie Ins, and Video (and Photos!)

July 11th - via: kickstarter.com
(Make sure you read "Fourth"... I need your answer in order to make a decision!) First up, of course, shoutouts.  Many thanks to our new backers: Michael, Jodi, Reinhardt, Matt, Austin, Ben, Jenny, and Lisa.  And thanks to everyone who gave us a... (Read More)

Wednesday Update: Shoutouts, Questions, Light and Magic

July 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Two days worth of shoutouts today. Thanks to Joseph, Jennifer, Lisa, Jim, Ashley, Thomas, and Mark for backing Shattering Glass. And thanks to Shannon, Jan, Jodi, Jerin, Jeff, Gordon, Sam, and Veronica for the shoutouts. So I'm going to ask three... (Read More)


July 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Let's take a night off from crazy promotion. Meet MontySo far I've posted excerpts introducing you to Samo and to Arkaic University. Tonight, let's take a look at Samo's roommate, Monty Valverde. When Samo meets Monty for the first time on the hill... (Read More)

Monday Update: 3 Minutes of Promotional Psychic Vibes

July 8th - via: kickstarter.com
I'll keep tonight's update brief.  The odds are daunting, and the pressure is on for us to reach 50% of the goal in about the next two weeks; then this project will start looking like a numerical winner, and potential backers who are on the fence... (Read More)


July 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Sunday Update Hello, everybody!   Thanks and welcome to new backers: Amber (as I typed this update), Cathy, Bernie, Leila, Katie, and Meridith and Frank!  And thanks to Amber, Cathy, Shane, Chris, Meridith, and Bryan for Facebook shoutouts.  We... (Read More)

Of shoutouts, maps, reviews, and the music of the 90s.

July 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Good Morning! First things first; now that we've got ten backers, I'm able to see who you are, and give thanks. So I want to thank all of you, who jumped in at the crack of the starting pistol when this project had scarcely a dime to its name. Many... (Read More)


July 5th - via: kickstarter.com
This first week of the Kickstarter Campaign, while we're just getting the ball rolling, I'll be posting five excerpts to introduce you to the setting and the four main protagonists.  This excerpt features Arkaic University and Arkaic, MI, the... (Read More)

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