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Fiction and science fiction writer raises over $20 million via Kickstarter – IT Pro – .Geeks

Fantasy and science fiction author Brandon Sanderson raised more than 18 million euros in four days on Kickstarter. With this, Sanderson broke the record on Friday’s Kickstarter for the Pebble Time smartwatch crowdfunding campaign from 2015, which raised the company €11 million.

fundraising It started on March 1. Initially, Sanderson, who wrote some of the Wheel of Time books, wanted to raise $1 million within 30 days. However, this goal has already been achieved after 35 minutes, He writes for the New York Times

To date, more than 84,000 Kickstarter users have donated money to the Sanderson Project. In Pebble’s previous record, there were 78,471 backers at the end of the crowdfunding campaign, According to The Verge

The author’s fundraising runs through March 31. Sanderson plans to use the money to write four new novels. It will be published in 2023 and a book will be published every three months. Donors who paid more than $40 can get the books in the form of ebooks, audiobooks, or paperbacks. In what form they receive the books depends on the amount they donated. It is not yet known what the novels are.

In addition to the four books, donors can also choose the “Subscription Box,” which contains merchandise based on Sanderson’s work, such as The Stormlight Archive.

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