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kid lit and culinary musings of brenda winter hansen

Why I Switched to Indiegogo (or why Kickstarter rejected me!)

March 21st, 2013

Last week at our SCBWI Professional Series Meeting, we hosted artist Anne Belov who told us about how to get a Kickstarter project rolling to crowd-fund your dream. I’d also been consulting her about funding my participation in a workshop, modeled on her successful campaign that funded a painting workshop in Italy last year. I […]

The best laid plans…

March 19th, 2013

Well, things did not work out so well with one crowdfunding website. Why is another story, but Indiegogo is where my campaign, Teen Mermaid Dives into Novel Workshop, has now found a home. You can search for it by name. See my video promo here. One of my critique partners, the talented artist Kevin Cain, […]

Kickstarting my Art

March 14th, 2013

Recently, I got accepted to the Highlights Foundation Whole Novel Workshop for fantasy. I was thrilled. I’d been too timid to apply before, mostly considering the expense and time away from life’s duties. But my author friend Joni Sensel, who attended one of the workshops last year, strongly encouraged me to go for it. Her […]

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