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My Great Grandfather, the Alien

A project in Alloa, UK by Katie Carmichael
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A graphic novel chronicle of a Depression-era human of New York | Scrapbook-style account of a gripping ancestral tale.
Backers: 54
Average Daily Pledges: £58
Average Pledge Per Backer: £26

Funding: £1,401 of £500
Dates: Jul 13th -> Aug 7th (25 days)
Project By: Katie Carmichael
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Latest News

Crowdfunding kickstarts family mystery book

July 19th - via: obantimes.co.uk
The life story of a 1920s Taynuilt ship steward who left his family to make his fortune in New York is about to be made into a graphic novel. Thomas Carmichael's great-granddaughter Katie Carmichael has just launched a Kickstarter campaign so she can share the century-long family mystery that surrounds his life and ended in murder - or was is an accident? (Read More)

Stretch goal 2 reached!

July 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Yesterday we reached the second stretch goal, so now all printed book rewards will have a free, randomly selected A5 print of an illustration from the book included. Yay!  21 days of the campaign to go and lots of rewards still up for grabs, so you... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 1 Reached!

July 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to your support, the project has met the first stretch goal. Which means.... Vintage-style library pocket additions to the books! I'll be using this old-school antique number printer to date-stamp  library pockets, complete with mini... (Read More)

Fully Funded!

July 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow! As if it wasn't exciting enough to go to sleep knowing that the campaign had earned a coveted 'Project We Love' badge, I wake up to an email telling me that it has fully funded. In under 24 hours! Thanks to you. This means that I can go ahead... (Read More)

Alloa woman's quest to have mysterious tale of her great-grandfather published

July 13th - via: alloaadvertiser.com
Alloa's Katie Carmichael launched the Kickstarter for her novel on Monday, July 13. The illustrated book, 'My Great Grandfather, the Alien', focuses on Thomas Carmichael, her great-grandfather who was a ship steward who left his family behind in Scotland in the 1930s, to travel to New York. (Read More)

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