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Discovering Aberration - Steampunk Adventure Novel

A project in Redmond, WA by SCBarrus

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An action packed Steampunk adventure. From a country verging on revolution to an island hiding a secret cloaked in madness.
Backers: 81
Average Pledge Per Backer: $47

Funded: $3,783 of $3,700
Dates: Jul 7th -> Aug 6th (30 days)
Project By: SCBarrus
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Latest News

Final Hours

August 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Kickstarter, We are in our final hours. The clock is ticking and we're at 80% funded. If at any time we needed your help to get this project pushed through, it's now. Become a part of this adventure by pledging your support today and receive a... (Read More)

Almost there...

August 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello adventurers! The end of the Kickstarter is approaching, and we are moving ever closer to meeting our funding goal. As Garven Dreis said in Star Wars, "Almost there... Almost there...." Of course he turned into a fiery space explosion. Not... (Read More)

Design Update

July 30th - via: kickstarter.com
The talented team at The Book Designers have just started the design process for Discovering Aberration! Check out their amazing design work on their website here: http://bookdesigners.com/  Design is an important and involved process, so I'm lucky... (Read More)

Final Week: Best of the Interviews

July 29th - via: kickstarter.com
The final week of the Discovering Aberration Kickstarter project is now upon us. It's been a crazy 3 weeks leading up to this point, but so far the experience has been well worth it. Now we have 8 days left of the campaign and 42% funding to go. For... (Read More)

The Book Designers are on the case!

July 25th - via: kickstarter.com
That was a bad pun. But I'm really excited to announce that The Book Designers have officially signed on to design the novel for Discovering Aberration. The Book Designers is a fantastic design studio who has designed covers for major publishers like... (Read More)

51% and 18 Days to Go

July 19th - via: kickstarter.com
ProgressOur first 12 days we rocketed up to 50%, which is uncommon, so thank you guys so much for pledging in the first week and bringing us to high ground. Because of this, we are coushined a little bit from the midway slog. Yesterday was the... (Read More)

Unearth "Discovering Aberration" on Kickstarter: Part 1 (Interview)

July 17th - via: examiner.com
Inspired by a dream, S. C. Barrus set out to write a steampunk novel with all the elements of a great adventure. Having finished the manuscript, Barrus placed the project on Kickstarter.com in hopes of raising the money to have it professionally produced. On Wednesday, July 17, 2013, ten days into his Kickstarter, Barrus sat down with the New Orleans Book Examiner to answer some questions about the project. (Read More)

Spotlight Campaign: Discovering Aberration

July 17th - via: fuzzyhedgehogpress.com
Discovering Aberration is S.C. Barrus’s first novel. He and I met up to read our work in North Bend, Washington recently. You can see videos of the even on S.C. Barrus’s Google+ wall. He’s made the first thirty-three episodes of Discovering Aberration available on Wattpad, so check it out, and when you’re done, head on over to the Kickstarter page and help him get the editing, artwork, and formatting funded! (Read More)

Interview with S.C. Barrus, Author of “Discovering Aberration”

July 16th - via: zacharybonelli.com
S.C. Barrus is a fellow Seattle-area author. His current project is called “Discovering Aberration,” which you can find out much more about on Kickstarter. S.C. hopes to raise money to fund the editing and associated publication costs via crowdfunding. (Read More)

Q&A: Ask your questions and I will answer!

July 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Backers, Yesterday Ovy, one of our backers, suggested that we hold an opportunity for questions and answers. While I am always open to questions, this week I especially encourage them!  Please take a moment to reply to this update with any... (Read More)

36% and 22 days to go - Week 1 Recap

July 14th - via: kickstarter.com
This week has been absolutely amazing! I've learned so much in the last seven days, but I'll tell you all about that when this whole campaign is over. We launched the Kickstarter on Monday and started with a goal of reaching 20% by Friday. During... (Read More)

Discovering Aberration Project Update

July 11th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Interview: S.C. Barrus

As part of my week away from the internet, I am interviewing a couple authors. Today, it’s fellow Washingtonian S.C. Barrus. He has a Kickstarter going now for his Steampunk adventure novel. I’ll save you some reading time and tell you to go back it now. Also, if you are in the Seattle area, I will be doing a reading with him at the Pioneer Cafe in North Bend, WA. (Read More)

Discovering Aberration (Pt 2)

I am very proud to present to you, my wonderful and generous hearted readers, the second part of my guest host’s presentation about his exciting new novel. Thank you thank you all for being so wonderful in reposting and spreading the word. (Read More)

Adam Callaway's Sensawunda: Guest Post: S.C. Barrus on Delaying Action to Build Tension

July 8th - via: adamcallaway.net
There are moments in your novel that readers remember and carry with them. Often these are moments where our characters are put to the test, pushed to their limits, forced to take action. There's something about watching our characters scrape by, suffer and overcome come (or fall beaten and broken), something that resonates inside readers. But while every book strives to feature these memorable, affecting scenes, in execution they often fall short. (Read More)

When Discovering Aberration is a Good Thing! (Pt 1)

LADIES AND GENTS: Prepare yourselves for a wonderful treat! One of my dearest and earliest bloggers I met here on WordPress in the beginning, has done all I set out to do except he actually, actually accomplished it! (Read More)

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