Author Update #1: The Secret Life of LEGO® Bricks
It's been a little while since we've updated you on The Secret Life of LEGO Bricks crowdfunding book project, which you all helped vote for here on LEGO Ideas.
Since this book title was voted for by LEGO Ideas members around the world, it has been successfully funded on Unbound's crowdfunding platform. So far almost 1900 fans have pledged their interest in this exclusive book and its author, Daniel Konstanski, has already kickstarted his journey in bringing you an unparalled book on the history of the LEGO brick; a book for AFOLs by an AFOL.
Moving forward we'll keep you updated with regular updates from Daniel, as his research and writing process progresses.
Author update #1
Wow, what a crazy and amazing couple of weeks! Years of voting for LEGO® IDEAS submittals had prepared me for a long, slow, climb to fully funded on The Secret Life of LEGO Bricks; I could not have been more wrong. I cannot say thank you enough to the fan community for bringing us across the finish line in just 10 days! You nearly set an Unbound record!
While I certainly did refresh the books page on Unbound nearly constantly throughout the day watching the pledges climb, it wasn’t all I have been up to. In keeping with their promise to provide unprecedented access I went through the process to be granted access to the company’s super exclusive photo archive and let me tell you it is a GOLDMINE. I have only scratched the surface of what is in there and can’t wait to keep digging.
I also had the official kickoff meeting with the LEGO Group via a delightful video conference with the team who is going to be supporting this writing effort from inside the company. We talked about interviews, digital resources and a whole lot more that I am not allowed to talk about or apparently a team of real life LEGO ninjas who are NOT from the NINJAGO universe will come get me.
Stay tuned for more updates soon! Chapter 1 here I come.
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