Shiver Me Timbers

Rise Like a Phoenix: Inner Struggle

A project in Tulsa, OK by Christopher Whitfield Jr

Funding Successful

The harrowing story of a young man's journey to adulthood after losing his father in a terrorist attack.
Backers: 4
Average Pledge Per Backer: $75

Funded: $300 of $300
Dates: Jan 6th -> Feb 5th (30 days)
Project By: Christopher Whitfield Jr
adventureindiebookslocally sourcedhorrorromancesuspensetravelfictionaircraftpresent-day themee-reader +Suggest

Suggest Tags

Begin typing to search or pick from a list. You can add multiple tags at the same time!
Saving your suggestions...
Suggestion Saved Successfully
Thank you for your help! The Kicktraq gnomes will get to work on your suggestions very soon.

Please keep in mind not all suggestions may be used, and repeated re-submissions may result in being rejected automatically (and we don't want that to happen).

If you have any questions, have a good idea for a tag, or a more in-depth suggestion - please feel free to let us know!

Hrm... something went wrong.
Hey, bad things happen to the best of us. Don't worry, the gnomes have been dispatched. Maybe try again in a little while.



current pledge level
Last Updated: February 5 @ 19:30 -0500 GMT


of goal
funding period ended


trending toward
Trends are not projections.


of goal

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

Now you can share!

Help your backers reach your daily goals and help others see how you're doing. It's easy, with Kicktraq Mini.

Here are a few quick snippits of code you can use to embed your personalized widget on your website, in your blog, and even on your favorite forum.

HTML for websites & blogs

BBCode for forums
Copy BBCode

Reddit code for... well, Reddit
Copy Reddit Code

Special Note: Kickstarter recently disabled remote embedding for images on project pages, so embedding code doesn't work on project pages (yet) - just everywhere else.

You can read more about it here.
Latest News

The Final Countdown!

February 5th - via:
I just want to reiterate how thankful I am for your continued support in this project. We have reached our goal with time to spare, but if you know anyone else who would like to contribute, simply post a link to this project on your social media... (Read More)

I've added a video!

January 10th - via:
Shot with my trusty iPhone 4, give it a look to understand why this project is more than just a project for me. It's a chance at a new life.  (Read More)

60% funded ... Looking good, folks!

January 10th - via:
I've been toying around with new book cover ideas, but I might ultimately decide to keep the one I have embedded on my page instead. My editor is working hard to complete the final touch ups on the book and I'm so excited to have make so much... (Read More)

Whoaaaa! We're halfway there....

January 8th - via:
And much like Jon Bon Jovi's song indicates, I'm living on a prayer! With the latest contribution from Rachelle Whitfield, I've effectively reach the halfway mark for this project! I'm so excited! Thanks Rachelle! And as far as the project goes, I've... (Read More)

And we are underway!

January 7th - via:
Day Two of my little adventure to help publish my book and I'm super excited that I am 1/3 of the way to my goal with 28 days left! Big thanks to the contributions of Joe Boik and QT Games LLC for setting the pace! Cover art is being touched up right... (Read More)

If you have additional news that doesn't appear here, shoot us a link!
Performing maintenance. Some data may be briefly unavailable but is being collected and will be applied shortly.