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Tales of the Weird Wild West

A project in Stratford, NJ by Danielle Ackley-McPhail
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The Great Unknown and the Wild Frontier collide in The Weird Wild West with stories by @JonathanMaberry, @GailZMartin, and many more.
Backers: 353
Average Pledge Per Backer: $22

Funded: $7,830 of $5,500
Dates: Dec 8th -> Jan 23rd (46 days)
Project By: Danielle Ackley-McPhail
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Latest News

STRETCH GOAL UNLOCKED!

January 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Just two hours left, folks. Hard to believe we're drawing to a close on this campaign. We can't say thank you enough. We can try, though! Since my earlier update we've unlocked two more goals and are halfway to unlocking another. $7500 –... (Read More)

STRETCH GOALS UNLOCKED!

January 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Wow...can you believe it? Just 10 hours left in this crazy ride! Sharing the good news, since my last post we've unlocked THREE more goals: $6900 – All backers at the $5 or higher level will receive a DRM-Free digital copy of an original,... (Read More)

WHAT A DAY!

January 21st - via: kickstarter.com
 Why are these cowpokes raising the roof? Well...because we unlocked THREE stretch goals today! Not only are we adding a minimum of four illustrations to the book, but all of you at the $5 or higher level will now receive Misty Massey's pirate... (Read More)

REWARD LINK REMINDER

January 20th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

LET'S CELEBRATE!

January 20th - via: kickstarter.com
 What are we celebrating, you ask? Why, we've unlocked THREE stretch goals! That means in addition to adding Robert Waters to the book and giving everyone James R. Tuck's story That Way Lay Madness, there will be an extra open submission slot in... (Read More)

STRETCH GOAL UNLOCKED!

January 19th - via: kickstarter.com
You send us soaring as another prize joins the pile! All backers at the $5 or higher level will now receive a digital download of James R. Tuck's That Way Lies Madness! And we are just $121 away from adding an additional open-submission slot to the... (Read More)

STRETCH GOAL UNLOCKED!

January 18th - via: kickstarter.com
 NEWSCongratulations, everyone! This deal just got sweeter! I am very glad to say that we have unlocked our first stretch goal. A story by Robert E. Waters will now be added to the book. I am also very glad to say that we are just $85 away from... (Read More)

WE HAVE FUNDED!!!!!

January 15th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

BONUS FICTION UNLOCKED!

January 15th - via: kickstarter.com
 Great morning, everyone! Please bear with me, this one is going to be long!  Two of the stories have been uploaded from the $4500 bonus bundle, but I have one more to process. I’ll let you know when that is uploaded. In the meantime… We have... (Read More)

BONUS FICTION UNLOCKED!

January 13th - via: kickstarter.com
 A big thumbs up to everyone who has been spreading the word! I am thrilled to say it has born fruit. We just unlocked the $4500 prize bundle: $4500 The Dead West Omnibus One – Over 400 pages of steampunk zombies! The Dead West Omnibus takes Nina... (Read More)

ONCE MORE WITH FEELING...

January 13th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

REWARD APOLOGIES

January 13th - via: kickstarter.com
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BONUS FICTION UNLOCKED! - UPDATE

January 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Just dropping you guys an update to let you know that the $4000 bonus fiction bundle stories have been uploaded to the prize folder, where you can also find the bonus stories from the $3500 bonus fiction bundle, if you haven't already downloaded... (Read More)

BONUS FICTION UNLOCKED!

January 11th - via: kickstarter.com
So happy to say that we have unlocked another bonus fiction bundle. All backers will now receive: Collector – Gail Z. Martin - A Deadly Curiosities story To Reach for Distant Shores – Danielle Ackley-McPhail - A story from the World of the Silver... (Read More)

PRIZES!...AGAIN

January 8th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

PRIZES!

January 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Sorry to ping you twice in one day, but we figured you wouldn't mind getting this one. Thank you again for helping us to reach $3500! That means we have unlocked the following stories: The Final Death – Gail Z. Martin On the Wings of an Angel –... (Read More)

AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT

January 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi All, I'd like to introduce you to Robert E. Waters. https://especbooks.wordpress.com/2015/01/07/author-spotlight-robert-e-waters-the-weird-wild-west/ He is our first stretch goal author. He's already written his story and we are really anxious for... (Read More)

YOU'VE STRUCK GOLD!

January 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
We've done it! First goal has been unlocked. We will be sending an update with the link to those as soon as we finish preparing the files and uploading them. We're waiting for one file from one of the authors, which we hope to have shortly. In the... (Read More)

AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT - CONTEST ANNOUNCEMENTS

January 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Author Spotlight - Beth CatoHere is some news.  First, for those of you familiar with Beth Cato's The Clockwork Dagger, you'll be excited to know that she has come on board as one of the contributors to volume two, so if you love her work as much as... (Read More)

UPDATE AND AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT

January 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Happy New Year, everyone. Sad to say we did not hit our goal on our mini contest.  I so wanted to tell you all that you were getting Gail's fantastic novella, but we only hit 151 backers. Still, it will not be our last opportunity to sweeten the pot... (Read More)

AUTHOR SPOTLIGHTS

December 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, I hope everyone is enjoying their holidays! We've been busy here, but taking time for some fun as well. It's been a while since I've posted a spotlight for you guys, so here's one for you now with Weird Wild West co-editor Emily Lavin... (Read More)

HAPPY WEIRD WILD WESTMAS!

December 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
eSpec Books wishes everyone a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! Also, one of our contributors, Gail Z. Martin has proposed a contest.  Currently we have 111 backers on this project, we'd all of us love to see that number hit 200 before the... (Read More)

AUTHOR SPOTLIGHTS

December 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, everyone, I have another author spotlight for you. This is from Diana Pharaoh Francis: https://especbooks.wordpress.com/2014/12/22/author-spotlight-diana-pharaoh-francis-the-weird-wild-west/ Also, tonight you can listen to myself and the Weird... (Read More)

AUTHOR SPOTLIGHTS - UPDATES

December 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Happy Friday, everyone! We have an author spotlight for you today with contributor Tonia Brown, author of Railroad! https://especbooks.wordpress.com/2014/12/18/author-spotlight-tonia-brown-the-weird-wild-west/  And for those backers who missed our... (Read More)

AUTHOR SPOTLIGHTS

December 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Good morning, It's time to get to know another one of our authors. Today's interview is with James R. Tuck, Jr. https://especbooks.wordpress.com/2014/12/15/author-spotlight-james-r-tuck-the-weird-wild-west/ We hope you enjoy. And when you're done... (Read More)

AUTHOR SPOTLIGHTS

December 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Happy Friday! Here's a present: an interview with author and editor Misty Massey! https://especbooks.wordpress.com/2014/12/12/author-spotlight-misty-massey-the-weird-wild-west/ If you like what we are doing and want to help us all out please share... (Read More)

UPDATE AND AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT

December 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, Just into day two and we have hit $1000. I can't tell you how excited we are that you all believe in this project as much as we do. There have been so many Shares and personal words of encouragement. Thank you, we are touched. We thought it... (Read More)

STAFF PICK!

December 9th - via: kickstarter.com
 We are excited to announce that our campaign has been selected as a staff pick, thank you for helping to make that happen! Best, Danielle Ackley-McPhail  (Read More)

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