4 Reasons Why You Should Support This Kickstarter Campaign

A month ago, my little publishing startup, Blank Slate Press, launched a Kickstarter campaign to support our 2012 author selection. Since then, we’ve decided to add one specific author to our docket (we sent him the contract today), and perhaps one other author later in the year (she’s doing a significant rewrite on her novel before we decide). We’ve reached our goal thanks to some tremendously generous contributors, but with a day left (35 hours, to be exact), I hope you’ll consider contributing to the campaign for the following reasons:

  1. You’re looking for a good summer read. Any contribution to the campaign gets you digital copies of our two debut novels. One is a page-turner with huge twist, and the other is a literary character study.
  2. You enjoy reading this blog. Does my blog make you smile from time to time? Maybe even think about things on occasion. I’m endlessly flattered that people choose to read my blog every day. It costs me about $100/yr to keep this blog up and running, and I’d never ask you to help alleviate those costs. But I’d be honored if you’d support this passion project of mine.
  3. You’d pay $2 to watch me make a fool of myself. Okay, technically you can watch the Kickstarter video of me for free, but the lowest giving level is $2. Every penny counts.
  4. You’re a Kickstarter virgin. Kickstarter is one of the coolest web startups that I’ve seen in the last 5-10 years. Even if you don’t support the campaign, Kickstarter is worth exploring. What type of project could you see yourself launching there someday?

Thanks for your consideration. The clock is ticking! The campaign will end on Friday, July 1 at 9:55 am Central time. And thank you so much to those of you who have already chosen to support this passion project of mine.


2 Responses to “4 Reasons Why You Should Support This Kickstarter Campaign”

  1. Jasmin says:

    *Shock* You paid for this blog!? I didn’t know that. I’ll contribute since I do enjoy it. Can I donate in cookies?

    • Jamey Stegmaier says:

      Unfortunately Kickstarter won’t let us accept payment in the form of cookies. 🙂

      There should be a Kickstarter that pays in food. Like, if you want to spend a week writing a screenplay, you put it online and have people pledge to support you by cooking for you that week so you don’t have to.

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