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I am The Editor for a creepy mystery paper based in the Downtown Lewiston Arts District. We like to publish local authors and artists and host our own live events, Downtown Adventures. 

I've been an artist and writer since childhood, and my sister and I would do everything from host fake radio shows with our toys playing different characters, recording the broadcast onto a cassette tape for posterity, to drawing our own comics, each taking our turns on panels and passing them back-and-forth until they were finished. I also took quickly to drawing treasure maps and digging holes in the backyard. While our mother might not have been pleased, these are some of my favorite memories.

I miss playing like that. I also miss creating. So I took it upon myself to start a fake newspaper for my friends as a vessel to guide them through mysteries, a collaboration that wouldn't necessarily need to be fleshed out from day one (just like those comic panels when I was 8) but could take on a life of its own and not be so restrictive.

The project grew and became more inclusive than I had intended. What a great feeling! But cost quickly became an obstacle. I'm learning a lot quickly and reaching out to others but that doesn't mean all corners can be cut. Hopefully, with this Halloween event and further promotion, we can raise enough money to really develop the ideas of myself and of others. If you know anyone interested in creativity, adventures, literature or the arts, please forward this page to them and let them know how much fun we have in Downtown Lewiston with events like these.

Thanks for playing along, and as always, thank you for your interest in our dark, humble paper.

The Editor.
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You get the say! When I've got a question, you'll be one of the few that can answer through polls, a copy of every sticker design we print delivered to you, plus all previous rewards.
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Every month, we'll have a patron-only live stream just for us, about developments, answering questions and flesh out more of what the future holds, a free copy of every issue of The Curious Post delivered to you, plus all previous rewards.
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Wow. This makes you an official sponsor of my work and as such that entitles you to an advertisement for your own creative endeavors on the backpage of our next issue. You are also entitled to all previous rewards plus one Mystery Mailing.

Mystery Mailings are handcrafted artifacts with stories behind them that are kind of a side-quest to the newspaper and the events. It still involves the world we have come to create and perhaps exposes a secret or two.
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If we can hit the benchmark of $250 a month, we can really start planning a smashing Post-Holiday Party for late January. I have ideas for another mystery meeting -- and of course, an adventure -- not to mention the induction ceremony! Advertising and printing are areas I'd like to be able to spend a little more, along with better prizes. There are only 3 months until the party, and with the extra money, we'll be able to print more merchandise, decorate like our vision and really have some fun in Downtown Lewiston!
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I am The Editor for a creepy mystery paper based in the Downtown Lewiston Arts District. We like to publish local authors and artists and host our own live events, Downtown Adventures. 

I've been an artist and writer since childhood, and my sister and I would do everything from host fake radio shows with our toys playing different characters, recording the broadcast onto a cassette tape for posterity, to drawing our own comics, each taking our turns on panels and passing them back-and-forth until they were finished. I also took quickly to drawing treasure maps and digging holes in the backyard. While our mother might not have been pleased, these are some of my favorite memories.

I miss playing like that. I also miss creating. So I took it upon myself to start a fake newspaper for my friends as a vessel to guide them through mysteries, a collaboration that wouldn't necessarily need to be fleshed out from day one (just like those comic panels when I was 8) but could take on a life of its own and not be so restrictive.

The project grew and became more inclusive than I had intended. What a great feeling! But cost quickly became an obstacle. I'm learning a lot quickly and reaching out to others but that doesn't mean all corners can be cut. Hopefully, with this Halloween event and further promotion, we can raise enough money to really develop the ideas of myself and of others. If you know anyone interested in creativity, adventures, literature or the arts, please forward this page to them and let them know how much fun we have in Downtown Lewiston with events like these.

Thanks for playing along, and as always, thank you for your interest in our dark, humble paper.

The Editor.

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Official patron status. This means you'll get access to my patron-only feed AND my endless appreciation for joining my team.
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You get the say! When I've got a question, you'll be one of the few that can answer through polls, a copy of every sticker design we print delivered to you, plus all previous rewards.
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Every month, we'll have a patron-only live stream just for us, about developments, answering questions and flesh out more of what the future holds, a free copy of every issue of The Curious Post delivered to you, plus all previous rewards.
Pledge $20 or more per month
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Send me anything (you'll cover shipping costs) and I'll sign it with a doodle, and your name will be featured in the paper either in a funny vintage advertisement or in a story or poem, plus all previous rewards.
Pledge $100 or more per month
0 of 10 patrons
Wow. This makes you an official sponsor of my work and as such that entitles you to an advertisement for your own creative endeavors on the backpage of our next issue. You are also entitled to all previous rewards plus one Mystery Mailing.

Mystery Mailings are handcrafted artifacts with stories behind them that are kind of a side-quest to the newspaper and the events. It still involves the world we have come to create and perhaps exposes a secret or two.