Unbound: like Kickstarter but soley for books
June 21, 2011 11:12 AM Subscribe
Unbound - like Kickstarter but for books.
posted by Faintdreams (54 comments total)
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The idea is simple, authors pitch their idea and interested readers then pay a specified amount to bring the idea to life.Everyone who supports an author before they reach 100% of the funding target gets their name printed in every edition of that book. All levels include a digital version and immediate access to the author's shed while they write the book, and supporters of projects that don't reach their target receive a full refund.
Sponsorship levels range from a mere £10.00 up to £250.00 or if you are feeling particulalry charitable you can fund an entire project by yourself.
Terry Jones (Original Monty Python member, and now mostly a successful author and historian and director) is probably the most well known name to have a current project, but the entire project is exciting many people who feel that the current publishing system is loosing it's monopoly.>