Amanda Palmer writes extensively about my essay “The Power of Patronage” in her Patreon “The Year in Review” post. I was deeply honored and touched by this. I doubt there is anyone in the world who has more first-hand experience with patronage than Amanda. You may have to sign up as a patron for a dollar to read this piece which talks about many things, not just my essay. Amanda wrote a book about patronage and gave a thirteen minute TED talk about asking which you may view here. founder, Salvador Briggman tells our crowdfunding story.

The Southeast Examiner, our community newspaper published an article when we first launched our Kickstarter campaign for Alice. The piece explains why we turned to crowdfunding. I could never have imagined that the choice would ultimately lead to this project or that my husband would not survive to see the book completed.