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Streets of Shadows - A Noir Urban Fantasy Fiction Anthology

A project in Dayton, OH by Steven Saus
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A new fiction anthology combining noir crime and urban fantasy. Life on the streets was tough...before things started getting weird.
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Funded: $9,324 of $8,000
Dates: Jan 23rd -> Feb 24th (32 days)
Project By: Steven Saus
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Latest News

An Interview With The Headliners: Support This Campaign Now

February 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey folks!  In case you missed it, some of our headliners participated in an interview with SFSignal about crime stories, writing, and their "favorite" crime...... (Read More)

"I met a lot of hard-boiled eggs in my life, but you - you're twenty minutes."

February 16th - via: kickstarter.com
First the big news - if you've not yet heard, Kickstarter had a security breach.  While no financial data was leaked, you should change your passwords.  Instructions on changing your password can be found here: ... (Read More)

"They’re all for ya as long as you’re in the chips."

February 10th - via: kickstarter.com
We've hit the halfway point - both in terms of funding and in the campaign!  Your support so far means so much to all of us - enough so that it's hard to express with enough exclamation points!  (And that many exclamation points makes my inner... (Read More)

"I don't mind a reasonable amount of trouble."

February 8th - via: kickstarter.com
When we were talking about modern noir films, the first Jerry Gordon mentioned was Brick, which based on this trailer alone seems kind of awesome. Followed quickly by Memento. But I really started to realize the breadth of the noir crime genre while... (Read More)

"An old man dies. A little girl lives. Fair trade."

February 6th - via: kickstarter.com
One of the things I've heard is that our reward levels skew a little towards other writers - and we're listening.  Not only did we add that limited edition of *Sparks and Shadows* from Lucy A. Snyder (one of which is already snapped up), but we're... (Read More)

"The champagne cold as Valley Forge and with about three ponies of brandy under it."

February 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Here's a fascinating bit of noir film trivia - the William Faulkner who is a screenwriter for The Big Sleep (which I get tonight's update title from) is the William Faulker.  The Sound and The Fury.  Absalom, Absalom. Which just goes to show you -... (Read More)

"If you're really serious, the least we can do in common politeness is to hear you out."

February 4th - via: kickstarter.com
We're almost halfway there, and I've got so much good news that it almost washed the grime off these city streets. I'll be sharing that in a series of updates over the next few days - but let's not delay.  The first bit of cool news is this:   Our... (Read More)

[PODCAST] Dj Grandpa's Crib: One Sly Cat

DJG lights the world with Zuva, finds a mate through Fief, reads Curiosity with Joshua Starnes, serenades The Tenor From Abidjan, visits the Police Precinct with Common Man Games, and joins Jerry Gordon & Maurice Broaddus in the Shadows of the Streets. (Read More)

“I never confuse business with sentiment. Unless it’s extremely profitable, of course.”

January 28th - via: kickstarter.com
We're over a quarter of the way there, and it's thanks to you.  If you haven't noticed, I'm titling all the updates based on film noir quotations, and this one really spoke to me.  Because both noir and urban fantasy speak to me by shining a sharp... (Read More)

"You know you don't look like a man who'd be interested in first editions."

January 26th - via: kickstarter.com
It's always great when things get started with a whirlwind - and reaching a fifth of our goal in one weekend is awesome.  Thank you!  Your support is a vote of confidence in Maurice, Jerry, and myself, and we appreciate that so much. If you've been... (Read More)

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