Donkey Dream {A Love Story of Pie & Farm}

A project in Portland, OR by Katherine Dunn

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An illustrated love story. Leaving her homeland after a heartbreak, the author is taught in a glorious way to never give up on dreams.
Backers: 219
Average Pledge Per Backer: $69

Funded: $15,078 of $14,500
Dates: Jan 23rd -> Mar 24th (60 days)
Project By: Katherine Dunn
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Latest News

The donkey lights a candle...think...we...are...almost...there....

March 18th - via:
The barnyard has a lit a candle and the pig will test the pie to ensure taste before sharing. It appears we will make funding! Now, being the sometime worrier that I am, I will not completely relax until 3/24. After all, people could cancel, or...a... (Read More)

Wait! I spoke too soon! The Donkey wants to speak.

March 17th - via:
So I heard hurried steps, a knock at studio door, and the steps retreated back to where they came from. There was a slip of paper, with a message from The Head Troll. This is her usual manner of communication with me, as some of you know. If you... (Read More)

What else can I say?

March 16th - via:
I'm not sure I'll write you all after this- after all, you've done your it to help this funding process. You certainly know how it all works, all funding must be met or no funding is given. I do hope we make it and am hopeful there will be a surge... (Read More)

Home stretch- let's go!

March 4th - via:
We are at $10,500!!! Donkeys break out in tail swishes and brays and pigs are squealing....We are blowing kisses! Now, only $4,000 to go. If everyone gave $25 more, we'd be done. Sigh. Upping your current pledge gets your name put into the donkey... (Read More)

Crunch time - you could take this donkey art home if you....

February 27th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Covers, Your Opinions & Ways to Help "Donkey Dream"

February 17th - via:
Before I show the current cover options- I want to share ways you can help this book fund. My hope is that pledges will pick up as we near day 30. This is typical, but...nail biting time is about to arrive. I'd like to be at 50% on day 30. - Share... (Read More)

Whimsical Recipe- samples

February 14th - via:
We have crept to 30%! My heartburn is in full action. But all of you initial backers have given me hope - thank you. I wanted to share one of the pie recipes that will be in the book- to give you a flavor of the writing and whim. these are real and... (Read More)

The Donkey Bray Level $25 -partially explained..

February 12th - via:
┬áBesides getting a copy of the book if we get funding, Pino delivers his own personalized bray just to you each time someone pledges at this level. Can you hear him? Pino is the actual donkey that helped me first deliver pie to nearby farms, and... (Read More)

The Floating Llama Level added

February 4th - via:
To entice more backers, I've added another gift level at $75- you'll take home an archival b/w print now, and then when the book comes out you get a copy too. Look for "The Floating Llama Level" Now, you don't get to pick which print you get- you... (Read More)

Help get us to 30%

January 30th - via:
Hi everyone- the Kick project is moving along much like my last one. Slowly in the beginning. What is important is to get to 30% in the next couple weeks- that is a goal. Or more - but projects that reach 30% have a greater chance of funding. We are... (Read More)

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