We're so excited and grateful to everyone who has contributed to the Writers' House new Self-Publication Lab. A big thank you also goes to those who have supported us by getting the word out about this campaign. This kind of resource, available to student writers (in their dorm!) will make a critical difference in their ability to fully produce finished work, and their development as confident creators of culture!
We are now 14 days into our 29 day campaign and we've raised 87% of our original goal of $3000! It's been so exhilarating to see the donations large and small come in every day. We are now setting a "Reach Goal" of $4000 so that we can also buy furniture and accessories associated with the lab. For instance, right now we have no chairs. A few ergonomically designed chairs so that students can really focus on their projects without headaches and back pain would be a great addition.
Please do reach out to your network on e-mail, Facebook, and/or Twitter to let anyone who may be interested know about our campaign. Here's a tweetable link to our campaign homepage:http://bit.ly/writershouse We've found that one-on-one contact works best, so even if you just have two friends you think might be interested in helping foster emerging creative writing talent, please let them know.
Thanks again for your donation and for helping us spread the word!
Director, Jimenez-Porter Writers' House