The Undead Sorceress, A Multicultural Urban Fantasy

A project in Toronto, Canada by JF Garrard

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East meets West, vampires suck chi, magic follows the Tao and grandma aims for world domination!
Backers: 69
Average Pledge Per Backer: $49

Funded: $3,397 of $2,500
Dates: Oct 24th -> Nov 26th (34 days)
Project By: JF Garrard
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Latest News

Publishing your name in the book

November 25th - via:
Merci beaucoup (French - thank you very much) for your support so far! As this Kickstarter comes to an end, I am super burned out. I'm glad I did a 30 day campaign instead of 60 as I don't think I have the energy for another 30 days. There's... (Read More)

What is she doing with her time?

November 19th - via:
תודה רבה Toda raba (Thank you - Hebrew) for your support!   As this kickstarter starts coming to an end, you might be thinking, what the heck is JF doing with her time? I was asked this question the other day by a co-worker. During the day I... (Read More)

Interview on crowd funding podcast

November 16th - via:
Spasibo/Спасибо (Thank you - Russian) for your support!  We are almost at the goal post!  Stretch goals coming up! Recently I got in touch with Dr. Wright, a crowd funding guru who teaches people how to raise funds for projects.  I have... (Read More)

First look at the completed final illustration!

November 15th - via:
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Chinese History is Scarier than Stephen King!

November 12th - via:
Þakka fyrir (Old Norse - Thank you) for your support once again!   A bit about two of the female characters in the book, Grandmother/Sorceress Zhi and Vampire Queen Yi.  Zhi was based on Empress Lü Zhi who ruled China from 194 BC to her death in... (Read More)

First Coloring of Final Illustration

November 7th - via:
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Streaming music mix for The Undead Sorceress

November 7th - via:
Hi everyone, Today I discovered a very interesting tool in which I can share some music I had been listening to when I wrote The Undead Sorceress.  It only lets me share 2 tracks per composer, so I couldn't share everything unfortunately. The tracks... (Read More)

Sneek peak at final illustration and female troubles

November 4th - via:
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Historical Characters

November 4th - via:
Xie xie (Mandarin - thank you), Doh je (Cantonese - thank you) for everyone's support so far, especially those that increased their pledge amount! A few notes about the characters in the book.  Since they have lived for so long, it only made sense... (Read More)

Happy Halloween everyone!

October 31st - via:
It's All Hallows' Eve and I've been fielding questions all day from office ladies about why I didn't cosplay today.  It seems that because I write about vampires, I am expected to dress up as one during work hours.   I'd like to thank everyone that... (Read More)

Author JF Garrard Launches Kickstarter Campaign for New Book

October 29th - via:
Author JF Garrard's International House of Vampires: Book 1 - The Undead Sorceress, has been rejected by friends and publishers over the last two years, so she created a Kickstarter campaign (October 26-November 26, 2013) to prove that the market is ready for multicultural fantasy books. (Read More)

Press Release out for Undead Sorceress

October 28th - via: Press Release, immediate use:  Author JF Garrard Told Multiculturalism Is Dead  Kickstarter Project Tackles Lack Of Diversity In The Fantasy Book Genre  Asian... (Read More)

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