Grendha: Search For Lost Triumphs

SF&F anthologies about apocalypses, food, and outdated tech!

A project in Binghamton, NY by Joshua Palmatier

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Zombies Need Brains wants to bring you three new SF&F anthologies--APOCALYPTIC, GALACTIC STEW, and MY BATTERY IS LOW!
Backers: 680
Average Pledge Per Backer: $39

Funded: $26,272 of $25,000
Dates: Aug 7th -> Sep 6th (30 days)
Project By: Joshua Palmatier
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September 5th - via:
So since we've made it, here are the submission guidelines for submitting YOUR story to the open call.  Read the fine print.  Then write, revise, polish, and send in!  We can't wait to see your stories! The APOCALYPTIC, GALACTIC STEW, and MY... (Read More)


September 5th - via:
AND WE MADE IT!  WOOHOO!!!  THANK YOU, BACKERS!!!  THANK YOU, ANCHOR AUTHORS!!!  THANK YOU, EVERYONE WHO SHARED AND SIGNAL BOOSTED!!! The Zombies Need Brains Kickstarter has reached its goal! Time to drin--I mean, time to reach for those stretch... (Read More)


September 4th - via:
As of this moment, we are only $1670 away from being fully funded and we've got 37 hours left to make it happen.  Hopefully this doesn't jinx anything, but I'm working on the submission guidelines for the open call right now.  I'll post that as... (Read More)


September 3rd - via:
So, it's going to come down to the wire on this one.  I want to thank EVERYONE who's backed the project up to this point.  We're on the verge of breaking $20K right now and with only hours left I can't predict whether we're going to make it or not.... (Read More)


September 1st - via:
5 DAYS LEFT!!!! TIME TO GET SERIOUS! Only 5 days left to get this Kickstarter to its goal. You guys have been great! Thanks for getting us to our current level! In these final days, we should see a surge in backers, if past experience is any... (Read More)

Open Call: Common Mistakes

August 31st - via:
Today is the second day of #Dragoncon #dragoncon2019! If you're here, I've got a panel at 7pm on pacing in Embassy CD at the Hyatt and another panel at 10pm in L401-403 at the Marriott about rules of magic. Grab one of the ZNB business cards for the... (Read More)

Dragoncon! And an Anthology Theme!

August 30th - via:
Today is the first real day of Dragoncon for me! If you're here, I'll be at the Fantasy Gather tonight at the Hyatt  at 8pm and have a panel on anthologies (somewhat appropriate for me) at 2:30pm. Look for the ZNB business cards for the Kickstarter... (Read More)

Anthology Theme: GALACTIC STEW

August 29th - via:
I'm headed to Dragoncon here in a few hours, so hopefully I'll see some of you over the next few days.  In the meantime, the guest posts continue regarding what we're looking for from the slushpile for our anthologies.  Today, we've got GALACTIC... (Read More)


August 28th - via:
We're close to $16K today, after a good day of pledges yesterday.  Whatever you guys did yesterday to help boost the signal, keep it up!  We've still got a ways to go.  Remember to tell your writer friends about the open call if we make our goal!... (Read More)

We Broke $15K!

August 27th - via:
So we just broke $15K on the Kickstarter, with 9 days left to go to get that last $10K.  I think it's going to be tight.  Get out there and let people know about the Kickstarter!  (I know you've been doing this already, but keep at it!) A few... (Read More)


August 26th - via:
We're down to just 10 days left to get funded and we're at 57%.  It's certainly still possible (we usually go up quite a bit in the last 5 days or so), but it's starting to look like it might be close.  So if you have some friends or others that... (Read More)

Over 50% funded! Two Weeks To Go!

August 23rd - via:
SHARE, PLEASE!  WE'VE GOT A WAYS TO GO YET! We're over 50% funded in the Zombies Need Brains Kickstarter, a great milestone, but this is where we need your help the most.  For everyone who's backed the project so far, my sincere thanks.  I hope... (Read More)


August 22nd - via:
We're halfway to funding (almost) and halfway through the Kickstarter run! Time is getting short. We're on a good path, but if we want to reach those stretch goals we need to pick up the pace.  Get out there and tag a few friends you think would be... (Read More)

Close to the Halfway Point! and ADDED REWARD LEVELS!

August 21st - via:
We are currently only $975 away from the halfway point for funding. Let's see if we can't pass that today. Remind your friends that if they back before we hit $12.5K, they'll get five bonus ebooks from Joshua Palmatier, John G. Hartness, and Edward... (Read More)

Back From Worldcon in Dublin, Ireland!

August 20th - via:
I'm back from Dublin!  I'll share some other pics as we move along, including some from George R.R. Martin's Loser's Party.  But first, we need to get this Kickstarter kicked back into gear!  Hopefully the people that picked up cards at Worldcon... (Read More)

Worldcon and Dublin!

August 12th - via:
We're doing great!  We're just below $10K right now, 38% funded, but we don't want to get complacent and stall out.  Keep up the good work!  I'm headed to Dublin, Ireland, today for Worldcon.  I'm not sure what my connectivity will be like while... (Read More)

Some Limited Reward Levels Almost Gone!

August 11th - via:
I thought I'd just point out a few limited reward levels that that are almost gone, in case any of you want to grab them before they disappear.  And remember, you can contact me if you'd like more than one reward level (meaning the one you already... (Read More)

The Weekend!

August 10th - via:
Hey, all, welcome to DAY 4 of the Kickstarter.  We're off to a great start.  But weekends are notoriously slow for getting new backers, so I thought maybe we could change that with the following experiment.  We have 210 backers so far (THANK YOU,... (Read More)

48 Hours In

August 9th - via:
48 hours in and we're just under $7,500 and 29% funded.  This is a great start, but we don't want this to stall out.  We need to keep it climbing!  Thanks to all the new backers since yesterday on getting us farther up from that first day high.... (Read More)

Day One: $6603!

August 8th - via:
We've hit the 24 hour mark on the Kickstarter and we're at $6603 and 154 backers!  That's the second highest first day total for any of Zombies Need Brains' Kickstarters and it's all because of backers like you.  (We missed the highest by only... (Read More)

And We're Off and Running!

August 7th - via:
I've just hit "LAUNCH PROJECT" and announced it to the world on social media and email lists!  Time to see if we can't make these three new anthology concepts happen! If you're taking a look at the project for the first time, I hope you see... (Read More)

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