Breath, Warmth & Dream: Book One of the Khumalo Trilogy

A project in Detroit, MI by Zig Zag Claybourne

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A mother/daughter witch duo travel their wide weird world in search of knowledge and wonder.
Backers: 258
Average Pledge Per Backer: $37

Funded: $9,520 of $1,000
Dates: Sep 26th -> Oct 26th (31 days)
Project By: Zig Zag Claybourne
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Latest News

Three is a magic number

October 23rd - via:
This is it, my friends. After today, 3 days left. The world is a jumble but we can take time to make it less so. This campaign ends a day before my birthday, but for the past few weeks it's already been the most amazing birthday present. This morning... (Read More)

7 Days, So Many Ways

October 19th - via:
Grabbed my robe this morning, opened the manuscript to a random page, and decided to read to you. Thank you for backing, sharing, suggesting, commenting, and caring. We have 7 days left in the campaign.  Not gonna stop the love until this aircraft... (Read More)

Train of Art

October 17th - via:
9 days. We're running like a freight train now...which anyone who's been stuck at a railroad crossing knows is slow, steady, and certain. The train gets where it needs to be. We just got to stretch goal 3: exclusive hardcover art. If you're familiar... (Read More)

A Land Called Fantasy...

October 16th - via:
We've entered the final 10-day stretch, and as Earth Wind & Fire sang in their hit Fantasy, we as a group of story-loving people have definitely come to see victory. This Kickstarter has been nothing short of revelatory! The support from you, my... (Read More)

The Luckiest

October 13th - via:
We are so close (SO CLOSE) to our 3rd stretch goal: Kickstarter exclusive hardcover art! To me, cover art is just as much a part of the story as the story. Exclusive cover art is like getting a bonus chapter!  If you've backed, THANKS. If you've... (Read More)

Rise of the Video Bonus

October 9th - via:
I wrote this book with a crackling fire in mind. Or a water feature within earshot as you doze. It's as much about creation as it is about relations. Family. Comfort. Friendship.  There have been several people who have been family, comfort, and... (Read More)

Project We Love

October 3rd - via:
So a couple years ago I did a book of vignettes of a bunch of totally false encounters between me and celebrities as a thank you to “the fans.” One particular celebrity was the throughline. I will never tell who. The book was called... (Read More)

October brings on the Blessings!

October 2nd - via:
Being a Michigan writer provides certain pleasures: the surroundings of a gorgeous autumn; a ready supply of cider & fresh donuts; sidewalk BBQ vendors smudging bad vibes from city air; and Ms. Beverly Jenkins, a true Michigan treasure. Maybe I... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 2: Me, Book 2, and You

September 30th - via:
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Video Bonus!

September 29th - via:
A few outstanding souls got a sneak of the early manuscript of BREATH WARMTH AND DREAM and were moved to commit their faces to video. Since these genius faces fill me with nothing but joy, and joy is to be shared, I'll load them as updates. Enjoy.... (Read More)

Dreaming A Big Dream

September 27th - via:
Look what y'all did in less than 24 hours! Smashed through a stretch goal, guaranteed yourselves my mama's pie recipe, and have shared this campaign more times than I can count. So instead of a "Wow" update, how about a heartfelt thanks and a "Let's... (Read More)


September 27th - via:
When an update is distilled to one word, you know Kickstarter backers rock.  "WOW." That's the first update. Done. The campaign launched in the wee hours of the night. I thought I'd wake up to a smattering of appreciation from insomniacs and night... (Read More)

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