How to Raise Money for Your Next Writing Project

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The Kickstarter of books is here, it’s Pubslush

You may have heard the term “crowdfunding”, but may not be sure what it’s all about. Crowdfunding is a way that artists and entrepreneurs are raising funds for their projects so they can take on less of the financial risk. With a successful crowdfunding campaign, you can raise funds – before you publish – rather than paying out of your own pocket.

Authors are already successfully raising money by pitching their book idea to potential readers and future fans, and now Pubslush has built a fundraising platform exclusively for you.

A Crowdfunding Platform for Authors

A number of authors are already finding success raising money for their projects, and gaining access to options they wouldn’t have had before – like investing in professional cover design, marketing campaigns, first run copies of their books and more.

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Some of the top projects on Pubslush have raised over $10,000 from readers

Let us know if Pubslush is right for you in the comments

Take a moment to check out Pubslush, check out their successful projects, watch the video embedded below, and let us know what you think in the comments on this blog post.

25 thoughts on “How to Raise Money for Your Next Writing Project”

  1. I find pubslush a worthwhile idea. I wouldnt mind trying it because if it is working for other authors why not me even if I am in East Africa. Do it for me now. I cannot wait to see my literary work mesmerizing my readers and fans.

  2. I created the first volume of 5. The title is Trust ‘n’ Horses. I am already selling it via my website and receiving WONDERFUL comments. I have years of experience on the topic and already enough material for the remaining 4 volumes including a book of inspirational horsey quotes. Please visit my FB name page to view some quotes. I am looking for funding to publish in a bigger way (Amazon, Kindle, iTunes, etc.). I am happy to send you Volume 1 of this ebook if you like. Please advise.

  3. Iqbal Hasan Khan

    I have written a book in Urdu language. It is about Martial law regimes in the country and the evil tactics through which an election is contested in this country. I am playwright, have written three books before this one. I need 1500 US dollars to get this book published.

  4. I have children’s manuscripts that I would like to publish…’The Big Dark Cave’. There is a,recording of it being read by myself on youtube..tammykenyon100. Would love to receive some help as I’m a single Mum.

    1. Hey Rebecca,
      We would love to help you publish these manuscripts. Have you checked out our support page? http://www.lulu.com/support
      This page provide advice and guidance on how to get started publishing through Lulu. Also, if you have any specific questions, you can reach our customer voice team there.

  5. I like the idea, but there is not enough detail: at what point does the author get paid? How much of the fund is used to print the book, and what advantages (if any) are there over print-on-demand systems, which have been very successful for me?

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  7. I would like to try this my first time i really want my books published mean so much to thank God and thank you alk

  8. I think that this is a good concept and any tool that can help writers is well worth a try. I am a big fan of crowdfunding and am always excited to see the innovation that comes out of successful projects like Pubslush.

  9. Your site provided every information I have been looking for.I am an unpublished author but going through your site gives aspiring authors great encouragement.Keep up the good work.

  10. I published my book ‘Keep It Real’ in 2014. It is my autobiography on response to the book my ex-husband wrote ‘Don’t Talk About It Be About It’. It Keep It Real is the truth about what I experienced in a domestic violent, and sociopathic relationship with a crack addicted drug dealer that was my husband, Billy Carr. It tells the truth about the darkness of living that life with that type of individual, it also exposes the lies in Mr Carr’s book ‘ Don’t Talk About Be About It’. It is a healing tool for individuals that are looking for a way out of similiar situations and a help book, uplifting and empowering for abused men and women who want a voice.

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