The Unbroken Tales: YA Fantasy | Exclusive Limited Editions

A project in Mesa, AZ by Darci Cole

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These YA Fantasy Retellings put a twist on beloved tales: gender-swapped Robin Hood, gender-swapped King Arthur, & queer Puss in Boots
Backers: 105
Average Pledge Per Backer: $99

Funded: $10,370 of $1,000
Dates: Feb 9th -> Mar 9th (30 days)
Project By: Darci Cole
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Latest News

WE HIT 10K!!!!!!

March 9th - via:
Wow. am so freaking proud of you all. And so grateful. This all started because I needed new cover art, and you've taken it and made it possible to do so much more. These special editions are going to be amazing. And it's all thanks... (Read More)

Eighteen Hours Left | More Artwork!!!

March 9th - via:
What a Ride!Today is the last day to back! If you know anyone who's on the fence, let them know they can back at a lower tier and add physical items later in the backer survey, or just commit and take the plunge with us all at the last minute!  If... (Read More)

A Correction!

March 8th - via:
I apologize to the Digital Only backers, I was mistaken. You're not able to add physical items to your pledge in Kickstarter, but you will be able to add them when you receive your BackerKit survey a couple of weeks after the campaign ends. And then... (Read More)

Less Than 36 Hours To Go 🥳

March 8th - via:
Stretch Goals Update:You did it!!!! We got to the 8.5k goal, and now you get all three pins!!!! I’ve been very lucky in the last 24 hours to have been put in contact with a new pin manufacturer that has given me a much better price on them. I’m... (Read More)

We Hit $8k!! AGAIN!!!

March 7th - via:
Stretch Goals!Y’all never cease to amaze me. I will admit to having a bit of a low moment last night after a couple of canceled pledges took us down, but you’ve brought us right back up and we’re doing just fine 🥰 I cannot even begin to... (Read More)


March 6th - via:
I am crying in my car you guys! This is so exciting!!! We owe a special thanks to the latest backer (you know who you are, but let me know if you want a named shout-out) for adding just a little extra to their pledge to get us exactly to that $8,000... (Read More)

Quick Update!!!

March 5th - via:
7.5 Reached!! Bow & Arrow pins unlocked!!!Every physical backer will now receive a bow @ arrow pin with their swag! These pins are solid metal and very sturdy, at one-inch they’re small enough to put on bags or lanyards but big enough to show... (Read More)

$7,000 Stretch Goal Unlocked!!!

March 4th - via:
Y’all are absolutely incredible. I don’t know how this has happened, but I’m sitting here grinning ear to ear because you just made my Monday seven thousand times better. New Art Unlocked!  So! First, you all get to vote on the character... (Read More)

7 Days Remaining! + World Window #3

March 2nd - via:
One Week Left!Just a week to go, my friends! We’re still a little shy of our next stretch goal, so make sure to tell your friends all about the campaign to help us get there! I owe you an apology as well: I meant to post this update on Friday and... (Read More)

Twelve Days Left + World Window #2 and more!

February 26th - via:
Happy Monday, friends!Before I jump into the update,  I'm gonna be a little vulnerable for a moment, if you don’t mind. For those of you new to my work and to me, allow me to introduce myself. I’m Darci 😊 I'm an author, a mom, a wife, a... (Read More)

$6k Reached!!!

February 22nd - via:
Congrats, my friends!!! We’ve now hit the $6,000 mark, and unlocked an incredible art commission for book three! Cody James King over at Dungeon Master’s Diary has agreed to create a map of the city of Isille in the country of Fugera! Check out... (Read More)

That Happened!

February 20th - via:
Hey friends! We've officially been live for ten days, and thanks to a shout-out from the ever awesome Brandon Sanderson and his team at Dragonsteel, we've blown past the next two stretch goals!  At $3000 we unlocked new series symbol art by Jerah... (Read More)

One Week Down!!!

February 17th - via:
A whole week!!! We funded SUPER fast, and then blew past a stretch goal, and I could not be more pleased 🥰  But this is just the beginning, y'all! I have so much in the works, and so many surprises I want to share with you, but we do need to hit... (Read More)

Valentines & LTUE Special Add-On!

February 14th - via:
Happy Valentines Day!Since my books always have an element of romance, and I'm gonna be at LTUE this week from Feb 15-17, I figured I'd combine these celebrations into something fun for backers!  Many of you know I’ve beta read for many authors... (Read More)

What a Weekend! + World Window #1

February 12th - via:
WOW!!!Well, we launched on Friday morning and amazingly funded SUPER fast (I'm still stunned). Thank you all for your support and for sharing this project around, it really means the world to me to have you in my corner! None of this would be... (Read More)

First Stretch Goal Reached!

February 9th - via:
Y'all.  I'm sitting here at my desk panicking because I'm worried we'll keep going so fast that I'll send you too many emails and get annoying xD  In all seriousness, I'm beyond thrilled already. We just barely started, and we're already 200%... (Read More)


February 9th - via:
WHAT????? Listen, I had confidence you guys could do it, but NINE MINUTES??? I cannot thank you all enough for the enthusiasm and the love. I'm so excited to get these books to you! Please help me in the next few weeks to share this with as many... (Read More)

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