Amazing to Hold Kickstarter

Steve Davidson has announced that Amazing Stories will launch a Kickstarter on March 1 to raise funds to relaunch Amazing as a print fiction magazine with the first issue to be released at Worldcon 76 in San Jose.
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Terran Republic Kickstarter

Charles E. Gannon is currently running a Kickstarter campaign to fund the publication of Lost Signals of the Terran Republic, a shared-world anthology set in his Caine Riordan universe. The campaign seeks to raise $7,500 before its December 13 deadline in order to publish a volume with stories by Lawrence M. Schoen, Tom Doyle, Walter H. Hunt, Jean Marie Ward, and other authors.
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SLF Drip Campaign

Mary Anne Mohanraj has announced that the Speculative Literature Foundation has partnered with Kickstarter to use their new Drip Funding system to offer regular subscriptions. The new model allows the SLF to plan for a steady stream of sponsor support in their planning.
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Borderlands Buys Store

Borderlands Books has raised $1.9 million in loans from supporters which will allow them to purchase a building on Haight Street in San Francisco to serve as its permanent home. Alan Beatts nearly had to close the store in 2015, but was rescued when he began selling store sponsorships, raising enough that he had a surplus. He decided to use the surplus to make a downpayment on a building and crowdsourced a fundraiser to raise the rest of the money needed. It took 18 days.
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Wonders and Visions Crowdsourcing

Adam Roberts and Graham Sleight are running a crowdsourcing event at Unbound to publish the book Wonders and Visions: A Visual History of Science Fiction. The book will look at the history of science fiction through 350 pieces of art and 50,000 words of text.

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Lezli Robyn Eye Surgery

Author Lezli Robyn, who also works as co-publisher for Arc Manor, is suffering from Keratoconus, a rare progressive eye disease. She is condidered legally blind without correction and sees multiple images. Arc Manor publisher Shahid Mahmud is running a GoFundMe campaign to help raise money o cover corrective surgery for Robyn.
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Uncanny Launched Kickstarter for Disabled People Destroy Science Fiction

Uncanny magazine has announced a Kickstarter to fund a special double issue for Disabled People Destroy Science Fiction, a continuation of the “Destroy Science Fiction” series begun by Lightspeed magazine. The Kickstarter will run from July 24 and August 23. The issue will be edited by Dominik Parisien and Elsa Sjunneson-Henry with Parisien handling fiction and Sjunneson-Henry handling non-fiction.

Save Ted White’s Home

Fan, author, and editor Ted White is in danger of losing his home. White has lived in the house, which his parents built in 1935, for practically his entire life. Unfortunately, living on a fixed income, the property taxes are becoming too onerous for him. he has set up a GoFundMe campaign to raise the $15,000 he needs to cover his current tax bill and other expenses. In addition to being a long-active fan, White edited Amazing Stories and Fantastic from 1968 through 1978.
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Edelman Patreon

Scott Edelman has established a Patreon to support his podcast Eating the Fantastic. Combining his love of science fiction and his love of good food, each podcast is a conversation between Edelman and an author talking over a meal and a fine restaurant.

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Charlie’s Army Needs You

Madison fan Charlie Bernstein is known for throwing Cow-themed parties at conventions in support of OdysseyCon in Madison, WI. In September, while driving to work, Bernstein’s car was struck and he has been left paralyzed. A GoFundMe has been created to help raise the funds needed to provide Bernstein with the bed and retrofitting his house needs to allow him to live there.
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