FATHOM: Illustrated Special Edition Hardback & Paperback

A project in Santa Ana, CA by Merrie Destefano

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The Little Mermaid meets Celtic folklore and dangerous sea monsters in this swoon-worthy contemporary YA fantasy.
Backers: 178
Average Pledge Per Backer: $54

Funded: $9,683 of $500
Dates: Sep 19th -> Oct 13th (24 days)
Project By: Merrie Destefano
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Wow. Stretch Goal and Flash Reward Unlocked!

October 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, my lovelies! Who got 4 hours sleep last night? (Me, sorry, easy answer, lol.) I hope you are all doing well! We only have 33 hours left in this campaign and I'm trying to make sure you get all the pretty extras unlocked. Also, where is my... (Read More)

What would you like for our next Flash Reward?

October 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey, folks! What would you like for our next Flash Reward? Vote on the options below, and please post your choice in the comments! The next reward goes up at 5 p.m., so I'll count whatever votes I get before then. Thanks so much!! Until next time,... (Read More)

Stretch Goals! Unlocked and Locked

October 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, my lovelies! I can't believe it. We have 61 hours left! So, I wanted to update y'all on a few things. First, we unlocked TWO Stretch Goals! Hurrah! They're both shown below: Packet of Digital Art Digital novella Fury and digital short story... (Read More)

Don't go back in the water, yet...it's time to vote!

October 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Good morning, my lovelies! Don't go back in the water yet... I have something for you to vote on. I guess there may have been some confusion about one of our book covers in this campaign, so you get to decide! I didn't realize that some of my backers... (Read More)

Yay, we got 130 backers!

October 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, my lovelies! Good news! We reached 130 backers and, as a thank you, you now have two more items tucked away in your ”Pirate Treasure Chest,” to be redeemed at the end of this campaign. One is the lovely digital set of digital sea-themed... (Read More)

So sorry! Here's how to add Add-Ons to your reward tier.

October 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, my lovelies! I'm so sorry!  I may have just created a confusing mess for you with my new Add-Ons yesterday.  Or maybe not? Maybe you already knew how to increase your pledge and get more stuff? If so, please be my BFF, because I did not know... (Read More)

New Backer Perk + New Add-Ons!

October 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, my friends! We have a few new lovely things in our campaign! First, we have lovely digital sea-themed coloring pages provided for us by the talented Tanya Hales! She's running a campaign right now too, and I hope you will stop by and check it... (Read More)

Into The Sea is getting a hardback!

October 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey, friends! We just hit our EIGHTH STRETCH GOAL and that means...a gorgeous case laminate for every backer who chose a print tier of INTO THE SEA. Hurrah! I can't wait to see this book when it's printed! Also? Y'all voted on something.  Once we... (Read More)

We made it!

September 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow, y'all!!  We hit our Seventh Stretch Goal AND we now have 115 backers. Woohoo! What does this mean? It means every backer gets the Fathom Color Book PDF (yay!) and all backers up to midnight today (Sept. 30) will get the FREE 5 Tales of... (Read More)

Cheers and another lovely Stretch Goal to vote on!

September 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, my lovelies! Yay, we voted yesterday and decided which image we liked best for the Thirteenth stretch goal! Hurrah! (Image below to remind us.) Yesterday's Thirteenth Stretch Goal of Printable Character Cards We're ALMOST almost almost at our... (Read More)

Question about one of your upcoming rewards

September 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, my lovelies! I just realized that I should ask how you want me to prepare the digital files for your character cards, when we reach Stretch Goal Thirteen. If you look at our goals, that one is past Vellum Inserts for the Mini Book-Box and the... (Read More)

Books & Sea Monsters! Yay!

September 26th - via: kickstarter.com
We made it, hurrah! Thank you, everyone, for helping us to reach 85 backers (wow, we are all the way to 98 backers now!) and to reach our Sixth Stretch Goal! Everyone up to midnight on Sept. 26 will get the Five Magical Stories and the Sea Monster... (Read More)

Wow. Y'all are just WOW!

September 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
I can't even. Y'all take my breath away. We just got our FIFTH STRETCH GOAL! Whaaaat? A color map for the Fathom Hardback and the Digital book. (The color map is already in the Into The Sea Omnibus, and the Fathom paperback has a lovely B&W map.)... (Read More)

YAY!! And thank you!

September 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, my lovelies! You are the bravest of the brave and the strongest of the strong! You backed my campaign on the First Day (!Hurrah!) and that means that every known and every Sekrit gift from here to the end of the campaign will be yours! ... (Read More)

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