Suspended in the Stars: A YA Science Fantasy Novel

A project in Columbus, IN by E. A. Hendryx

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The first book in a fast-paced and swoony YA science fantasy trilogy about a circus in space.
Backers: 204
Average Pledge Per Backer: $51

Funded: $10,361 of $2,000
Dates: Mar 10th -> Mar 31st (22 days)
Project By: E. A. Hendryx
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Latest News

โฐ Final Hours โฐ + Eight Stretch Goal UNLOCKED ๐Ÿ”“

March 31st - via:
Are you kidding me? We hit our 8th stretch goal!!! And still have 2 hours to go!ย  That means an alternative "space themed" dust jacket for those who have backed at a physical tier. I've been brainstorming here because...if you've gotten the... (Read More)

โœจFINAL DAYโœจ + Seventh Stretch Goal UNLOCKED ๐Ÿ”“

March 31st - via:
We did it! Seventh goal is UNLOCKED! That means everyone is getting all 3 planet cards for the goal (YESSSS) plus I will reveal the title to book 2 in a backer-only update tomorrow. *cue massive excitement*ย  Thank you all SO very much!ย  This whole... (Read More)

A note on Tangible & Digital Goods ๐Ÿ’–โœจ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿช + artist spotlight

March 30th - via:
Hey all - sorry for the double update today but I wanted to make sure this went out with enough time for anyone to switch to a physical tier if they so choose.ย  *NOTE: This is not *new or changed* information but I wanted to make sure it was clear... (Read More)

โœจ36 HOURS LEFT โœจ + add-on & stretch goal update

March 30th - via:
We're in the home stretch! Only 36 hours to go before the campaign ends! ๐Ÿ˜ฑ A few things to note for today... 1) I did it. I added the holographic "Traveler" sticker to the add-on section because...why not? I love it so much and maybe you'll pick... (Read More)

Sixth Stretch Goal UNLOCKED ๐Ÿ”“ + Enamel Pin Design DROP

March 29th - via:
AHHH! We've unlocked the sixth stretch goal which means BOTH additional planet cards! Here they are as a refresher: Planet cards I'm so excited because I really wanted you guys to get the whole set for book 1! Do you have a favorite? Mine is probably... (Read More)

Fifth Stretch Goal UNLOCKED (more like CRUSHED) ๐Ÿ”“

March 28th - via:
Oh. MY. Goodness! We have sped past the fifth stretch goal!ย  When I say I'm over the moon excited for the enamel pins it's not just an exaggeration. I've wanted to create enamel pins for my shop for ages because I LOVE my collection of pins and know... (Read More)

Graphics โœจRevealedโœจ

March 27th - via:
Buckle up your harnesses, my friends. It's time to show off some designs!ย  But first **cue freakout** we've only got 4 days to go!!! I'm so excited to finally reveal the designs I've been working on for Suspended in the Stars merch AND offer a few... (Read More)


March 24th - via:
Do you love epic music? What about (another) short story set in the world of Suspended in the Stars? Then this will be... Tales of the Black Piper is also in its final week of their campaign (just as we now are ๐Ÿ˜ฎ) and we decided to scheme... (Read More)

Writer Update โœจ๐Ÿ’ปโœจ

March 23rd - via:
Just who am I, anyway?ย Well, aside from a big nerd with a bookish obsession...ย  Taken from my Instagram Many of you have come over here from my Instagram account (lovely to see you here) so you're familiar with me, my writing, and my book-loves.... (Read More)

Fourth Stretch Goal UNLOCKED ๐Ÿ”“

March 22nd - via:
We did it! We CRUSHED the 4th stretch goal like it was an asteroid in our way and we set our phasers to kill (yes, Star Trek Reference while using a Star Wars meme...). Thank you all - you're amazing and this means that so far, you've unlocked:ย ... (Read More)

Stretch Goals UPDATE ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป

March 20th - via:
First and foremost I am a book lover. That means I sniff my books, I look at them longingly, and I ALWAYS check under the cover hoping for something fun. Yes, I am addicted to beautiful, stamped books.ย  Why is this good news for you?ย  I have found... (Read More)

Did someone say collectable art cards? ๐Ÿ˜†

March 18th - via:
Do you want to see something fun? I've been busy working on the designs for the collectable art cards. While these aren't completely final yet, they are very close and I'm SO excited! I love going to National Parks and these planet cards are inspired... (Read More)

Project We Love ๐ŸŽ‰ + Character Cards Revealed + Third stretch goal unlocked ๐Ÿ”“

March 16th - via:
Did someone say PROJECT WE LOVE!!!ย  I'm so excited that Kickstarter has selected my campaign as a project they love - and look: the official banner! Eip!ย I feel like so much has happened since our last update so let me fill you all in.ย  I revealed... (Read More)

Second Stretch Goal UNLOCKED ๐Ÿ”“

March 13th - via:
You all are AMAZING! Data's expression says it all:ย  I am so excited about this goal because it means MORE behind the scenes info about the space circus Phenomena!ย  The 2nd stretch goal unlocks a short story about one of the characters from the... (Read More)

First stretch goal unlocked ๐Ÿ”“

March 11th - via:
We did it! The first stretch goal is UNLOCKED!ย  You guys are amazing and have been sharing and spreading the word and that means our first goal is unlocked. A backer-only Q&A with our most excellent audiobook narrators Jane and Magnus. These two... (Read More)

WE'RE FUNDED ๐ŸŽ‰โœจ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿช๐Ÿ’ซ๐Ÿ’–

March 10th - via:
Friends, we did it! Suspended in the Stars is going to PRINT!ย ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰ Thank you all SO much for your support thus far. We hit the initial funding goal in just over five hoursย and I have been blown away by all your amazing support!... (Read More)

Adding to Audiobook & eBook tier (to fix my mistake)

March 10th - via:
Hey all!ย  Thank you SO much for showing your support for this Kickstarter! You all are AMAZING and we're SO close to funding this project (94% funded at the time of this update). I can promise you I had all sorts of eyes over this project but for... (Read More)

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