In the moments after, I swore that I was an ABSOLUTELY TERRIBLE PERFORMER and I WAS NEVER DOING THIS NUMBER AGAIN.
My crowd funding experience began in May of 2012 when a friend and her three children were threatened with eviction from their home after months of inability to pay the rent. I told her that I had seen several people raise money on Tumblr and Facebook by posting their stories with a PayPal link. With her permission, I posted a link to her PayPal account with a short explanation of her situation: she and her children, having escaped an abusive household situation with her ex-husband, unable to find jobs, and receiving little or no child support, needed money to pay their rent lest they go homeless. Read More 10 Tips for Successful Crowd Funding
Because Persephoneers are indeed both bookish and clever, offering a literary prize for our birthday is one of the best things we can offer our readers. In addition to our other giveaways throughout today, including fanfic and a novel, this time we’re talking poetry.