Buy The Dream

What happens when an eccentric potter with a dream cries out into the wilderness of the interwebs in search of those who want to dream along with them?

We are about to find out.

At long last, after much dreaming and work, I am pleased to announce that I am in the final stages of preparing to print my first ever book, ‘A Potter’s Dream: Myths & Legends’. You can see a draft version of my cover in the image below:

Draft – Front Cover ‘A Potter’s Dream: Myths & Legends’

‘A Potter’s Dream: Myths & Legends’ pairs my pottery creations with myths and legends from around the world retold with my own quirky spin. It makes for a great coffee table book, bedtime reading, bathroom book or gift for the art lover on your shopping list.

Now, I will get straight to the point. I am looking to crowd fund a portion or all of the printing costs associated with this book. In order to do so, and make this appealing to people, I have launched a crowdfunding campaign here. I have created some creative fun perks that includes everything from receiving a printed copy of the book, a digital download, your very own piece of raku pottery, or the inclusion of your very own personal myth or legend.

Some of the possible perks available for supporting our crowdfunding efforts!

This is another first for me. I have never done a crowd funding campaign before. So if you have any questions, feedback or ideas, please get in touch and let me know.

I want to thank you all for reading this post. If you would kindly consider sharing my crowd funding campaign on social media or with a friend, it would mean so much to me!

Want to take some time to decide whether or not you want to receive your very own copy of ‘A Potter’s Dream: Myths & Legends’? No problem! Just be sure to sign up for our newsletter here. We will be sending a newsletter out a few days before this campaign closes as a friendly reminder.

Thank you to all those who have supported me with your kind comments and encouragement in my pottery journey. Regardless of the outcome of this campaign – that means the world to me.

Let me know in the comments below what you think of my idea for this book and the perks I am offering.

41 Comments

    1. Thank you so very much Claudia! I appreciate anything you can do to spread the word! I hope you have had a wonderful weekend!

    1. Thank you so much for your kind and encouraging words! It means so much! I was able to launch the campaign yesterday and already at 17%! I hope you have had a wonderful weekend.

    1. Hi Lisa! I do have some vases with purple in them that have a smooth ‘glass’ like finish. I am also ready to test a lilac purple glaze that will have many of the cracks that raku is known for. If you send me a message and let me know exactly what you are looking for I would be happy to come up with something for you along the lines of what you are looking for. I hope you had a nice weekend.

    1. Thanks so much Carolyn! Fingers crossed the crowdfunding goes well! I am at 17% so far šŸ˜‰ I hope you are having a great weekend!

      1. Thank you so much Carolyn! Here is hoping that I make it across the finish line. I hope your week is off to a great start!

    1. Aww thank you so much for your kind comment! Let me know if you might be interested in getting a copy of the book šŸ˜‰

    1. Thank you so much for your kind words Judy! I really appreciate them and I hope you have had a nice weekend šŸ˜‰

    1. Thank you! I have been trying to sort that out with wordpress for awhile know. Fairly frustrating.

    1. I will take all of the positive vibes I can get! Thank you so much for thinking of me! I hope you are having a wonderful day.

    1. Thank you so much Doree! I am hoping the campaign will be a success. *fingers crossed* I hope your week is off to a wonderful start!

      1. Today was a good day. First good day in a long while. Won’t go into much detail… all you need to know is what you are doing helps people. It does. It matters. Whether the book thing happens or not or you make another pot or not, you matter, to me, because I said so – ha ha!

      2. I am so happy to hear that you had a good day. When that happens to me, I try to ride that wave as long as I can, so hopefully you are still surfing that goodness. Thank you so much for your kind words to me. That is exactly what I needed to hear today šŸ˜‰ You matter to me šŸ˜‰ I said so. Sending more good vibes for many more good days šŸ˜‰

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