CoonaComics Launches a Kickstarter

October 29, 2013 by mjlgraham

Just over a week has passed since the 2 Goal Foley Kickstarter was launched. A link to the project page is available from the right hand menu bar. (Please support if you can.)

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Firstly, thank you very much for pledging your support to my project, it is greatly appreciated. By way of an update, let me tell how I am promoting the “kickstarter” in order to give it the best chance of being fully funded.

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As well as sharing the project page with my friends and various Irish speaking societies in the area through the power of Facebook/Twitter and word of mouth, I have also contacted some news outlets with the goal of getting the word out.

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The first is an Irish radio show on Raidio na Gaeltachta called “Ard Tráthnóna”. I have heard back, and Máirtín Tom Sheáinín wants me to speak with him on the show about the project this week.

The second outlet is the Irish Emigrant newspaper (http://www.irishcentral.com). I will be writing an article briefly describing the project and it will be published in early November (hopefully catching the attention of the non-kickstarter savvy people).

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In regard to the project work itself, things are in good shape so far. I had a meeting with the illustrator this week and we are very close to the finished article. I have also been working diligently on the accompanying notes that will be included in the book. These are pretty much ready to go (Irish and English versions), so once I am happy with the visuals, it will hopefully be a matter of pulling it all together.

Once again, thank you for your support.

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