The Shebooks Team hopes to raise $50,000 for the 2014 Equal Writes Campaign. The group behind this project aims to use the funds to cover the costs of publishing pieces authored by female writers.
The team plans to release at least 100 eBooks this year. We’ve embedded a video about the project above. Here’s more from the Kickstarter page:
“Not enough women are able to get their work published today—even the best women writers. Almost three-quarters of the bylines in leading print and digital publications belong to men. What’s up with that? Amazingly, that gender disparity is nearly the same as it was 100 years ago. What’s up with that?”
Welcome to our Kickstarter Publishing Project of the Week, a feature exploring how authors and publishers are using the fundraising site to raise money for book projects. If you want to start your own project, check out How To Use Kickstarter to Fund Your Publishing Project.