Oak & Steel

Dads of Disability

A project in Brookline, NH by Gary Dietz

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A book of stories for, by, and about fathers of children that experience disability. (And the women who love them.)
Backers: 124
Average Pledge Per Backer: $71

Funded: $8,810 of $15,000
Dates: Jul 8th -> Aug 9th (32 days)
Project By: Gary Dietz
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Latest News

12 Lessons about Crowdfunding a Book (also Kickstarter VS Indiegogo)

September 27th - via: blog.dadsofdisability.com
Before I launched my first Kickstarter, I did a lot of phone and email work and estimated based on input I received and analyzed I could probably crowdfund around $25,000. So, I set my Kickstarter target at $15,000, thinking I could reach that with some hard work. And who knows, maybe I could blow it out! (Read More)

Final Dads of Dis Update & Clarification

August 9th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Dads of Disability - Backer-only Update & Request

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

New $79 reward - and another request to publicize!

July 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello backers and friends, With 11 days to go, things don't look sparkly.  However, I an undeterred. First of all, there is a new $79 reward.  At this level, please encourage your friends that are teachers, therapists, or doctors to back this... (Read More)

Authors and Poets, unite!

July 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello generous backers, While the pace of pledges has slowed to the point of concern, I'd like to share some great things. First of all, the number of possible contributing authors and poets has skyrocketed since the Kickstarter.  So, I have already... (Read More)

Press coverage, Sample Story

July 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello backers and friends, This morning the first press coverage of the Dads of Disability project appeared.  It was a great article in the Poughkeepsie Journal about the animator for the Kickstarter video and how she and I graduated the same high... (Read More)

Week Two - Excitement and Request

July 15th - via: kickstarter.com
We are a few hours shy of 1 week live on Kickstarter.  At 77 backers and $4,024, and 26% of funding things are tracking OK, but the trend is slowing.  First of all a big THANKS and a lot of love to those that have supported so far!  And for all of... (Read More)

Dads of Disability - Humbled and Excited!

July 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Dateline: Suburban New Hampshire.  10-Jul-2013. 6:30am EST.Subject: Dads of Disability Kickstarter Project - Humbled and Excited!1.5 days into the Kickstarter, 12% of the funding goal has been reached, with over $1,800 in pledges by 37 backers! ... (Read More)

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