The $1 level for the Indiegogo campaign has been upgraded. You can get digital versions of both BPG books for $1?! Yes, check it out or upgrade to a signed version of the new book, The BulletProof Ghost: In Spades for $10!
Sunday, July 24, 2016
Sunday, July 10, 2016
|Click the link below to Preorder BPG: In Spades or many other rewards!|
Yes, it's finally here! Your chance to get a signed copy of the second novel in The BulletProof Ghost saga before anyone else does. The main event is at the top of the rewards: For only $10 you get a copy of BPG: In Spades signed by the author Jake dh and editor Sarah Harris. You will also get a digital copy of the previous book, BPG: Prototypes to get you up to speed if you missed it. This digital copy can be sent to you the moment you order it if you wish, so while we put the finishing touches on the book, you can read the introduction to The BulletProof Ghost universe.
There are several other rewards including button pins, t-shirts, signed art and having your name and physical description incorporated into the third book in the series (which is currently being written). All of the custom rewards will be exclusive to this Indiegogo, so get yours before the end of the campaign.
The money from this campaign will go into printing costs, advertising and a book tour that will reach into next year. How many stops will there be on the tour? That depends on how many backers we have and how much we raise.
Thanks in advance and I appreciate every dollar pledged. I can't wait to release this book and with your help the launch will be better than Prototypes' launch by a hundred fold.
Also: There are two secret perks that cannot be accessed through the Indiegogo and only through this blog, social media and the website. This is a special thanks you to everyone who's followed my work through the years.
Secret Perk: T-Shirt with exclusive design and signed by Jake dh and Sarah Harris (don't worry, the signatures will be printed on)
Secret Perk: Pre-Order The BulletProof Ghost: Magnum Opus (book 3 in the series) before anyone else. Extra rewards will ensue for early orders in this campaign. More than likely a special edition of Book 3 with exclusive art of the main antagonist, Magnum Opus.
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
|The Preorder Indiegogo launches on July 11, 2016!|
The Preorder Campaign on Indiegogo for The BulletProof Ghost: In Spades will launch on July 11 and run until August 10. Now technically I've set this up on Indiegogo so you can Preorder (or eventually order) rewards after this date, but officially, that will be the big push to be funded.
Indiegogo is a crowdfunding platform and those of you who have been following BPG for a while know that BPG and crowdfunding have a long if not checkered history. The series was originally going to be a comic book, but funding for the art fell through with Kickstarter.
Kickstarter, though good for some fundraising needs, just doesn't work for me (and apparently a lot of potential backers). So what is the upside of using Indiegogo for you? For one, you only need a credit/debit card or a paypal and you can pledge/preorder one of the rewards. You don't have to sign up on Indiegogo and jump through a dozen hoops. You can also throw your money at the project right away instead of waiting up to 30 days for it to come out of your account.
Here is a preview to the campaign. If you are reading this after July 11, 2016, then there should be a link in a later article to the real deal.
There is a Facebook event for the launch in case you wanted to express your support there and receive updates.
I created a video for the campaign that is on that link, but here is the video in case you don't want to for some reason.
The main reward is a softback copy of The BulletProof Ghost: In Spades signed by me, Jake dh and editor (and my wife) Sarah Harris... and quite possibly a couple of other contributors to BPG. This will run you $10 plus shipping. There are levels for hardback copies, t-shirts, button pins and even a chance to be a literal part of the BPG Universe as a side or supporting character. The T-Shirt and Button Pins will be exclusive to this campaign. I'll have the designs posted by this weekend.
The money from the Indiegogo will allow me to advertise BPG: In Spades and go on a book tour. The book tour specifically is something I can't do without some assistance, but this isn't like you're just throwing money down a hole. I'm selling you products for something that's special to me and at least a few hundred other people.
So yes, after nearly two years of waiting, the second BPG book is coming. To relieve your worries about the next book in the series, I've already started writing the third book. It took me 6 months in between the release of Prototypes and starting to write In Spades. The third book will be out in 2017, I promise. Maybe early 2017 if all goes well.
Thanks in advance and email me at Jakedh@bulletproofghost.com or tweet me @thebproofghost with any questions.