Power to Your Word

by Crowvus in Wick, Scotland, United Kingdom

We did it
On 31st December 2019 we successfully raised £598 with 9 supporters in 49 days

A Writing Community opportunity! Help fund the next star of Crowvus by claiming amazing rewards, perfect for writers and readers alike.

by Crowvus in Wick, Scotland, United Kingdom

We are thrilled to announce that we are signing another author in 2020. This is dependent on getting a suitable advance and marketing budget.

Check out this project which features amazing rewards for funders. Choose anything from an editorial review of your book, to naming a character in a new novel!

But who are Crowvus?!

We're a small independent publisher based in the far north of Scotland. Here at 58.4389°N, 3.0937°W, we are blessed with long summer days and premature winter nights. This must be a contributing factor in why we love reading so much in this little corner of Scotland.

But that's not the only reason.

We've also loved being a part of the publishing journey for so many writers. We love to hear from writers we've helped on their way through our annual ghost story competitions, as well as celebrating the four writers who currently make up the group of Crowvus Authors.

What's this project all about?
We love working with our authors so much, we'd like to sign another one!

Because of the scale at which we're currently running (on average five books a year), we're looking to our readers and fellow writers to help support us in this venture. We have stacks of rewards for all budgets, for writers and readers alike. Whether it's an advanced preview copy of all our 2020 books, or a content edit of your new manuscript (up to 100,000 words), Crowvus welcomes your support and can't wait to hear from you!

Why support us?
Our books have enjoyed great successes, from launches in schools to Amazon bestseller lists. But above all, we produce books readers love to read! But you don't have to take our word for it. Here are some of our reviews and comments:

  • "Could not put this book down. Great reading. Loved this historical romance from this young and talented author. Please write many more." ~ review of Day's Dying Glory
  • "This is a grabbing fantasy, not only for middle graders but will hook older readers as well." ~ review of Taking Wing
  • "So pleased to see this book come to fruition." ~ comment from a Book Launch in the Crowvus guestbook

So, please, step aboard and *Share the Adventure*!


This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£5 or more

Special mention on blog and YouTube

We'll give you a great big shout out as an author or a reader. If you're a writer, we're also happy to give your book a shout out!

£5 or more

3D mockup of your book cover

Make your book look super professional with a 3D mockup. Choose between a variety of background images.

£10 or more

Thank You Card and Bookmark

Receive a personalised, handwritten thank you for supporting other authors, and a luxury fabric bookmark.

£15 or more

Signed Copy of a Crowvus Book

Receive one copy of any Crowvus book, plus a special mention on Twitter!

£25 or more

Preview all 2020 Books

Would you like to read all 2020 Crowvus books before they are actually published? Get an ebook of the six upcoming titles before their release date: Caledon Child of the Earth Those Experiences Dance with Me The 4th Annual Ghost Stories for Christmas (title not yet decided!) Rosie Jane's Christmas

£50 or more

Chapter Critique

Are you struggling to find critique partners on time? Send your chapter to the Crowvus editors, and receive a full critique by the middle of January!

£50 or more

Name the Topic of a Youtube Video

Is there a particular writing or reading topic you want to know more about? Name the title of a video on the newly established Crowvus Writing Vlog.

£50 or more

Promotional Material Design for Your Own Book

At Crowvus, we are interested in helping other authors! Send us your book cover and genre and we'll design flyers, posters and bookmarks for you. If you'd like any other designs (eg. badge designs) then get in touch - that's fine too!

£50 or more

Written Q&A with a Crowvus Author

You ask the questions! The authors answer them! Simple! Ask whatever you like and get an honest answer. Maybe you want to know how to get listed in book festivals? Maybe you want to know how to write an amazing opening chapter?

£75 or more

1 of 5 claimed

Illustration of a Chosen Book

Get a personalised illustration of your favourite book, specially for you by a Crowvus illustrator. (This does not have to be for a Crowvus book)

£80 or more

0 of 5 claimed

Editorial Review of Your Book

We all know the importance of getting those reviews on the front or back cover! We guarantee one of our editors will read your entire book and write you a review (approximately 250 words) that you can use as you like.

£100 or more

0 of 3 claimed

Chance to star in a book trailer

We have lots of books coming out soon - here is your chance to star in our trailer for one of them. ***The fulfilment date for this reward could be various dates up to the end of 2020, depending on the book trailer you'd like to be in*** You can take a look at our pre-existing trailers on our YouTube channel.

£100 or more

0 of 4 claimed

1 to 1 Skype consultation about your book

Have a member of our publishing team chat to you about your book. You could talk about content, advertising, editing... Anything bookish at all! Each consultation can run up to 90 minutes.

£250 or more

0 of 2 claimed

Proofreading 30,000

Here's a chance to have one of our publishing team read over and proof up to 30,000 words of your writing. This could be an entire story, an except from a book, or a collection of short stories.

£300 or more

0 of 10 claimed

Lifetime stock of Crowvus books

With this reward you will always receive our new releases, both eBooks and print books. We'll post your books out to you, so you can always get amazing adventures sent straight to your door! ***The fulfilment date for this is ongoing. By selecting this reward, you are allowing Crowvus to store your address indefinitely (that's how you can continue to get our fantastic books!)***

£500 or more

0 of 4 claimed

Private Children's Book

Choose the names and characteristics of the characters in this specially written children's book. This book will be written by one of our children's authors especially for your child. The ultimate gift for the child in your life!

£500 or more

0 of 2 claimed

Proofreading 60,000

Here's a chance to have one of our publishing team read over and proof up to 60,000 words of your writing. This could be an entire story, an except from a book, or a collection of short stories.

£500 or more

0 of 3 claimed

Name a character in a Crowvus upcoming novel

We've got ALL sorts of books coming out, so we're bound to have one in which you'd love to have a character named after you. Whether you're female or male, or even if you'd like a feline, canine or equine character named after your favourite pet, this reward's for you! ***The fulfilment date for this will vary depending on the book***

£1,000 or more

0 of 1 claimed

Content edit of your manuscript (up to 100,000)

The full works! We'll edit 100,000 words of you, giving you a 100% publishable book! This could be an entire story, or a collection of shorter stories.

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