Kickstarting a new way to publish

As someone employed in the media profession, I keep an eye on new trends but also wait for them to fall apart (I know, I know, call me a cynic if you must). Which is why, when everyone started going crazy talking about Kickstarter lately for that very reason, I tried to stay away. My feelings were reinforced when some outstanding flops started cropping up. The Amanda Palmer imbroglio has also been an interesting issue to follow.

But then something happened. My mood shifted. It may have just been from over-saturation or it may have been when I heard about outstanding success of the Ouya gaming platform. Or who could forget the bullied school bus monitor that received over $500,000 on the competing site Indiegogo?Continue Reading