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Insights from My Kickstarter Journey

Insights from My Kickstarter Journey

I am currently halfway through our Tiny Acts of Kindness Kickstarter campaign and it’s been such wild ride. The long days and nights, the anxiety and excitement, the outpouring of support, and the utter feeling of gratitude I’m experiencing right now. Though it’s not over, I want to invite you all into my journey and share the insights that I’ve gained from it so far.

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Follow What Lights You Up

I was never one with a strong creative passion. I would hear others say that they’ve always known what they wanted to do since they can remember. If they love music, for instance, the very moment they picked up their first guitar was when they just knew, KNEW that they’d be a musician one day. They would play every chance they had; all day, late at night, and haven’t stopped since. You hear these stories a lot and for people like me who didn’t find their “thing” at a young age, it could be disheartening. But I think that we all had things we loved as kids.

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A “Tiny” Book Project

Years ago, I was approached by an editor from a well-known publishing house. She had seen the Tiny Acts of Kindness calendars and wanted to see if I could turn the concept into a book. When I received her email, I couldn’t believe my eyes. I had never given any serious thought to writing a book before that. Me? An author? An illustrator? It was never even a thought. Not before that email at least.

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