A Comparison of Crowdfunding Platforms

This year, we've dipped into the world of Crowdfunding our art with Project Mammoth. If you've missed it, Project Mammoth is a transmedia scifi sorry told through a web and print comic and a live-action web series. Early this year we crowd-funded the print run of Volume 1, on the Kickstarter platform at 154%. More … Continue reading A Comparison of Crowdfunding Platforms

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Meet me at Space City!

I'll be at Space City Comic Con just 8 days from now (Friday May 27th-Sunday May 29th), signing advanced copies of my sci-fi comic with artist Kevin McCoy - Project Mammoth: Dying Light! We'll have giveaways throughout the weekend, and there'll be special screenings of the upcoming companion web series, Project Mammoth: Awakening. After each screening … Continue reading Meet me at Space City!

The Anatomy of Success

In our last Kick Start This blog series post, I'll discuss success - and what it means to have a successful crowdfunding campaign. The Kickstarter campaign for Project Mammoth: Dying Light vol. 1 funded, and then some. But was it successful? We based our total campaign goals off of what was viable for our project … Continue reading The Anatomy of Success

Crowdfunding Crunch Time

You've done all the research, you've carefully curated your crowdfunding campaign page, and you're hitting the "Go" button on a well planned, perfectly lovely crowdfunding campaign - what happens now? That's what my Kick Start This blog post is about today! The first thing you should expect when you hit "go" on your campaign is … Continue reading Crowdfunding Crunch Time

To Kick or GoGo

There are a bunch of crowdfunding platforms out there, but in today's Kick Start This! blog post we'll focus on my two favorites (Kickstarter and IndieGoGo) and why I chose the one I chose. Probably the two biggest differences between the platforms that creators should be aware of is this: With Kickstarter, you only get money if … Continue reading To Kick or GoGo

Why Crowdfunding

Today in my Kick Start This! blog post series, I'll be covering the WHY of crowdfunding. There's a lot to consider, so this is a little lengthy. It's worth it. First off, a little background about the project that I crowdfunded. Project Mammoth is a transmedia venture from iNHale Film, my husband's multi-award winning film production company. … Continue reading Why Crowdfunding

Kick Start This!

As most of you're aware, we ran a Kickstarter in February for Volume 1 of Dying Light. Backers got cool rewards and we got funding to help us afford a print run. We fully funded with about 10 days left to our campaign and as soon as that happened, I started getting asked THE QUESTION. How'd … Continue reading Kick Start This!