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Roller Derby Coloring Book!

A project in Brooklyn, NY by Margot Atwell

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Roller derby is an incredibly colorful sport. Help make an incredible coloring book!
Backers: 249
Average Pledge Per Backer: $30

Funded: $7,413 of $5,500
Dates: Oct 11th -> Nov 11th (32 days)
Project By: Margot Atwell
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Latest News

2018 has been a record-breaking year for journalism Kickstarters (though only about 1 in 5 actually get funded)

November 5th - via:
Kickstarter is also walking away from its attempt at Patreon-like recurring support: "You and I both know it’s going to take more than a drip of money to help journalism." The first time the National Observer tried to raise money on Kickstarter, they couldn’t get the framing quite right. (Read More)

Final hours!

November 11th - via:
I'm really grateful for all your support and enthusiasm for this project. In just a few hours, the project will be funded and I'll get to turn all my attention to finishing and printing the book for all of you!  I'm making one last push to hopefully... (Read More)

A small bright spot

November 10th - via:
Today has been a very hard day. It seems kind of frivolous to think about a coloring book project at the moment.  And yet. This weekend, I was surrounded by some of the strongest, most driven, fiercest, and most loving women and men I've ever met,... (Read More)

It's the final countdown

November 7th - via:
This has been an absolutely incredible, overwhelming weekend. Yesterday, I cheered myself hoarse at the WFTDA Championship tournament, where the Rose City Rollers took the Hydra for the second year in a row. I'm so proud of my leaguemates on the... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #1: Reached!

November 3rd - via:
Thank you so much for your incredible support. Thanks to you, we've reached the first stretch goal, to create an additional coloring page. All backers will get a printable color-in page of this additional image.  When we reach $6500, we'll create a... (Read More)

Margot Live Today!

November 1st - via:
At 3 PM Eastern Time today I'll be doing a Kickstarter Live demo, streaming live from my project page. I'll probably be talking primarily about the feature in my role as Publishing Director at Kickstarter, but I might talk about roller derby, too. ... (Read More)

We did it! <3

October 31st - via:
I'm so thrilled to announce that in just over two weeks, we reached the goal! Thank you so much for your support and for sharing the project with your friends and teammates. I'm really looking forward to making this book.  I'm working with Pauline... (Read More)


October 28th - via:
All treats, no tricks, I promise.  We're at 98% funded--so close I can taste it (and it tastes sweet!) As a thank you to all of you amazing people, I am offering a free download of the Suzy Hotrod image which you can print and color yourself. Click... (Read More)

Roller Derby Love!

October 26th - via:
After just two weeks, we're so close to reaching the goal! I'm incredibly grateful to every single one of the 155 people who have backed the project. They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so here's a new draft of an image from the book that... (Read More)

Jumping for joy!

October 17th - via:
Dear wonderful people,  I'm so psyched that after less than a week, we're 2/3 of the way to the goal, with over 100 backers!  In honor of reaching this milestone, I wanted to share this newly-finished draft of an image from the book: Bonnie... (Read More)

You're Phenomenal!

October 12th - via:
Thank you so much for backing this project. After just 24 hours, we're already at 33% of our goal! I can't even believe it. I think this image from the book is the best illustration of how I'm feeling: Fifi Nomenon from Texas Rollergirls'... (Read More)

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