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Darkdrifters: The Key and the Crescent

A project in Minneapolis, MN by Matthew Newman

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Darkdrifters is a fantasy novel about dark horror and bright love, the power of imagination, and discovering self-worth.
Backers: 264
Average Pledge Per Backer: $38

Funded: $10,046 of $4,250
Dates: May 5th -> Jun 4th (30 days)
Project By: Matthew Newman
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Latest News

The Key and the Crescent is funded!

June 4th - via:
$10,000 Achieved! Wow! I can't believe the tremendous amount of support you all showed in these last two days. This is absolutely incredible! As promised, I will happily be donating $500 out of pocket to Vox Noire. Voix Noire is a safe space for... (Read More)

12 Hours Left!

June 4th - via:
This is it, everyone! We've crossed the $9k mark and have half a day to go before the campaign ends. This is your last chance to pledge or make any adjustments. If you have a friend or family member who you think would enjoy The Key and the Crescent,... (Read More)

Less than 48 Hours Left!

June 2nd - via:
48 Hours Left! We're in the home stretch! Now is your last time to pledge, or to make any adjustments to your pledge tier. Get the word out to your friends and family! In two more days this campaign will be over—let's end with a bang! The Key and... (Read More)

Darkdrifters Discord Server!

May 30th - via:
Hi everyone! Only four days left! Ahhhh!! 😲😲😲 If you're a Discord user like me, you know that Discord can be useful not just for chatting with like-minded friends, but also for receiving notifications and updates about your favorite... (Read More)

The Dream of the Wonder Wheel

May 27th - via:
One Week Left! It's pretty surreal writing that. It doesn't feel like it's been three weeks already.  I've been busy on a lot of behind-the-scenes stuff, including editing the novel itself—a project that truly feels neverending—and writing the... (Read More)

Pre-production Pics!

May 17th - via:
Hi everyone! I hope you are all doing well. I promised some pictures of the pre-production proofs for The Key and the Crescent, and what better to do on a lazy, rainy Sunday than to share them with you? Keep in mind these are not images of the final... (Read More)

First Stretch Goal achieved!

May 11th - via:
Hi everyone! Thanks to your support, we've hit $7,000! *pause for fanfare* In addition to being simply amazing, this means that we've reached our first stretch goal, which means more editing for The Key and the Crescent. I know editing isn't very... (Read More)

Themes, Characters, and Worlds

May 7th - via:
Hello everyone! I wanted to take some time today to give you some further insight into The Key and the Crescent. In this post, I'll explore several of the themes of the story, the characters you'll meet, and hint at the worlds you'll get to see.... (Read More)

Chancel-makers, part 2

May 6th - via:
Hello again everyone! Once again, I just wanted to remark on how crazy and awesome it is that you funded this project in less than five hours. I wanted to do something to thank you and celebrate how amazing you all are. To that end, I am opening up 3... (Read More)


May 5th - via:
Five hours. That's all it took you to make a dream come true. Three hundred minutes. It's hard to put to words how much this means to me. This story is extremely near and dear to my heart. Its characters have been living in my head for over two years... (Read More)

Together, we are a pact.

May 5th - via:
Wow. Over 70% in an hour and a half. That's amazing! Thank you all so, so much for your support. It means so much to me. I messaged a friend of mine this morning that I was tapping my fingers so nervously I felt like I was making the entire town... (Read More)

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