Boom Queens: Issue #02

Non-Player Character: A Cosy Queer Portal Fantasy Novel

A project in Wiltshire, UK by Victoria Corva

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A fantasy adventure with all-queer main characters, an autistic protagonist, and a playable TTRPG set in the same world.
Backers: 313
Average Pledge Per Backer: £27

Funded: £8,592 of £2,036
Dates: Mar 30th -> Apr 29th (30 days)
Project By: Victoria Corva
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"Relatable characters" + 24 hours to go!

April 28th - via:
A giant glowing fish disappearing into a lake, a human in a boat looks on. Image by Tithi Luadthong / What is a 'relatable character'? Years ago, I explored traditional publishing. It was difficult to constantly get the feedback 'we... (Read More)

The importance of 'safe' fiction + 3 days to go!

April 25th - via:
An adventurer looking upon a village beanth giant trees and a rainbow sky. Image by Tithi Luadthong / I wrote Non-Player Character partially out of a desire for safety and escapism, so perhaps it is no surprise that 'safe' fiction... (Read More)

What TTRPGs mean to me (and how that affects Non-Player Character)

April 20th - via:
A figure standing alone in a forest before a magical orb or portal. The trees are etched with glowing symbols. Image by Tithi Luadthong / A history of diving gleefully into every RPG put in front of me I have been playing and... (Read More)

Influences and Inspirations for this Nerdy, Nerdy Book + FINAL STRETCH GOAL UNLOCKED!

April 17th - via:
A wizard reaching for a dragon with one hand. Art by Tithi Luadthong / It will not surprise you that Non-Player Character was not created in a perfect void, birthed whole and complete and unsullied from outside inspiration, because... (Read More)

Queer Enough? + Stretch Goal Unlocked!

April 13th - via:
A cloaked figure with glowing eyes summoning glowing magical birds. Image by Tithi Luadthong / But is it queer enough? This book began back when I was still figuring myself out. I mean, I still am … but I didn’t know I was... (Read More)

How it all began + new stretch goal unlocked!

April 6th - via:
Image by Tithi Luadthong / How it all began … In November 2017, as part of a NaNoWriMo writing challenge, I started a project then titled ‘Sense Motive’. In it, a very anxious person who refused to leave their home was drawn... (Read More)

100% Funded! Non-Player Character confirmed for publication!

March 31st - via:
We funded! Art from the Cover Illustration by Vanessa Schiefer / Art of Hellebarde. It all happened so fast ... I never expected Non-Player Character to fund so quickly. 2 Days and £2000 seems like a stunning amount of progress to me, and I'm... (Read More)

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