Ducks in Tow

Dragon Bike: Fantastical feminist bicycle stories

A project in Portland, OR by Elly Blue
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Short stories about dragons and bicycling, from across time, space, genres, and cultural traditions.
Backers: 194
Average Pledge Per Backer: $31

Funded: $6,039 of $6,000
Dates: Oct 2nd -> Nov 1st (30 days)
Project By: Elly Blue
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Latest News

We are so close! Help spread the word to get us over the line?

October 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you backers -- your support has gotten us 78% funded with 44 hours to go! We can totally get this project funded and get our contributors paid... and we'd love to enlist your help with this, if you're up for spreading the word on social media!... (Read More)

Flash sales! Bad Dragon + Dragon's Hoard

October 28th - via: kickstarter.com
We have 3 days left in the Dragon Bike Kickstarter project and chugging along past 70% funded. Thank you all for getting us here! To help give us a final push through the end, our new publicity champion Lydia had a suggestion... let's add a couple... (Read More)

Masculine science fiction about cars (a book review)

October 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi backers, One of the rewards for the Bikes Not Rockets Kickstarter was a feminist critique of a 1979 anthology called Car Sinister—a collection of science fiction stories reprinted from the previous two decades. All were about cars. All were... (Read More)

Feminist Book Review: Ready Player One

October 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
It's been a tradition with the Bikes in Space series from the start: every Kickstarter there's a limited reward where you can assign me a book or movie and I'll write a feminist review of it during the Kickstarter project for the next book in the... (Read More)

Befriending dragons with Gretchin Lair: Meet your contributors!

October 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you for backing Dragon Bike! Your support gets you a book that you're helping to print, and also helps pay the volume's talented contributors. Today I'd like to introduce you to Gretchin Lair, the longest-running Bikes in Space... (Read More)

Dealing with dragons with M. Lopes da Silva: Author interview

October 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Dragon Bike backers -- thanks for supporting this project! We're halfway through both our goal and our timeline. Your funds support printing the books and paying the contributors, and we couldn't be more grateful. Today's interview is with M.... (Read More)

Battling beasts by bike with Taru Luojola

October 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi backers -- thanks to you all, we are nearly 50% funded, and we're on good track to be able to pay for this printing and pay all our contributors for their excellent work! Today's contributor spotlight is on Taru Luojola, whose story "Beasts of... (Read More)

Contributor spotlight: Seeing the world from new angles with J. Rohr

October 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi backers, Thank you for supporting Dragon Bike on Kickstarter! Today's contributor spotlight is on J. Rohr, whose story "Slow Burn, Steady Flame" brilliantly uses dragons as a metaphor for intergenerational trauma. It's subtly and brilliantly... (Read More)

Accessing the future with Jennifer Lee Rossman

October 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi backers, Thank you supporting Dragon Bike and the excellent work of its contributors (who get paid from the revenues of this project, by the way--so thank you extra!). Today, I'm posting a short interview with one of the authors, Jennifer Lee... (Read More)

Meet Kate Macdonald, literary historian of alternate timelines

October 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you for backing the Dragon Bike Kickstarter project! Your support helps us do a lot of things, primarily printing this book and paying the volume's selection of talented contributors. Throughout the month of this project, we're introducing you... (Read More)

Meet Joyce Chng, dragon racer

October 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi backers, Thanks for joining us on this wild dragon ride. Today's author interview is with Joyce Chng. When I first was thinking about this volume, I googled a lot of things like "feminist dragon science fiction" and one of those searches led me to... (Read More)

Meet the authors: Monique Cuillerier’s golden age

October 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you all for backing Dragon Bike! The purpose of this Kickstarter is twofold: to connect this book with enthusiastic readers (that’s you!) and to raise funds to print the book and pay the authors and artists for their work in it. Throughout... (Read More)

Thank you!

October 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi all, Thank you for showing up in force in the first couple days of this project! We’ve been having long, full days of events and travel and seeing your names roll in has been heartening and kept our spirits up. Thank you for supporting this book... (Read More)

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