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Get a (Writing) Life Planner

A gorgeous, giftable planner for writers to organize their lives and stories.

$4,150
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Project Description

The Problem.

If you're a writer of any kind, you don't need me to tell you how busy your life is. Between squeezing in that last 5,000 words of a project and finishing spreadsheets for your day job and deciphering royalty statements...there's so much hustle and bustle out there. It's not a glamorous job, despite what Younger wants us to think.

Yet, many existing planners cater to only the writing side of our lives. This works for some of us, but not many.  Writers also have jobs, children, hobbies, families...you name it.

So, we set out to create a planner that works for all.

The Creation.

XOXO, Sierra creates sassy, cute, and relatable stationery, home goods, and gifts for the writer in you (or your life). A planner is perfect for our company, as we know that being well-read doesn't have to be boring. This planner is for the "Type A" (or wannabe Type A!) writer who also needs plenty of space to balance out their everyday life.

Our goals are to make sure you:

  • Always know what you're working on through dedicated work-in-progress pages and word count trackers
  • Feel inspired through affirmations, colorful layouts, and a stunning cover (to be revealed in late August or September)
  • Can connect with other planners through a Facebook group and live goal setting webinar to be held in January

More features

  • Gold wire-O binding
  • Metal corners
  • Hardcover with an elastic band
  • Weekly layout with Monday start
  • Space for yearly, monthly, and weekly goals
  • A social media tracker

 

 

This 2022 planner is being created because your novel isn't your only life story. 

 

 

The Problem. (Again.)

Creating planners is plain expensive. The quotes we're receiving from vendors are fair, but range in the thousands of dollars for 50-100 planners.

To put it simply, that's too much for my small business to absorb without knowing the ROI. But, we know that the demand is out there. We've seen it.

 

The question now is: do you see the vision?

 

The Timeline

  • September 1: Cover and interior pages reveal
  • October 1: Digital planners delivery
  • November 1: Physical planners begin to ship
  • January: Goal setting session for planner purchasers

The Major Costs

  • $3,151: Printing costs for 100 planners
  • $185: Cover and interior design
  • $350: Marketing and advertising

The Risks

The major risk with this project is shipping delays, so please be patient with us! We're a small business and only have two employees so far to manage this project. You can email us at info@xoxosierra.store with any questions.

Thank You!

If you've made it this far, you deserve a cookie. (Unfortunately, we do not have cookies.) Thank you so much for believing in XOXO, Sierra and my vision. I truly appreciate any support and love you can offer, whether that's through words, money, or partnership.

All my best,

Sierra Elmore

Owner + Creator of XOXO, Sierra

Updates

The Campaign FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions:

What will the planner look like?

Well...we mostly don't know yet! We do know that our cover designer is the fabulous Skye, who has designed for MarginsBox, Life's Library, Color the Shelves, and more.

We also know that we're ordering hardcover planners with gold wire-O binding, elastic bands, and metal corners (we like fancy things over here). Below is an example of planners that have these features, though ours will NOT have similar designs as these.

Four floral planners side by side
Victoria Marie Ashley
08/21/2021
Physical Planner (Discounted) + Stickers
$55
Leah Bauer
08/20/2021
Physical Planner
$60
Kay
08/19/2021
Physical Planner (Discounted) + Stickers
$55
Karis Rogerson
08/19/2021
Physical Planner (Discounted)
$45
08/19/2021
Physical Planner (Discounted)
$45
Cecily
08/18/2021
Physical Planner
$60
Nicole Garofolo
08/18/2021
Physical Planner (Discounted)
$45
Anonymous
08/18/2021
Monetary Contribution
$200
Jen
08/18/2021
Physical Planner (Discounted)
$45
Rebecca Mix
08/18/2021
Physical Planner (Discounted)
$45
Monetary Contribution

Just Because I Care

4 Supporters
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10.00 USD
Sticker Pack

Get your choice of 5 XOXO, Sierra Stickers! (Includes free shipping)

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15.00 USD
Digital Planner

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55.00 USD
Physical Planner (Discounted) + Stickers

Get your choice of 5 XOXO, Sierra stickers plus a physical planner!

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9 Supporters
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55.00 USD
Physical Planner (Discounted) + Pencils

Grab the physical planner and your choice of XOXO, Sierra pencils (5-pack)!

15 Supporters
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60.00 USD
Physical Planner

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Rewards

Monetary Contribution

Just Because I Care

4 Supporters
Select this reward
10.00 USD
Sticker Pack

Get your choice of 5 XOXO, Sierra Stickers! (Includes free shipping)

0 Supporters
Select this reward
15.00 USD
Digital Planner

Get the digital version of the planner!

11 Supporters
Select this reward
55.00 USD
Physical Planner (Discounted) + Stickers

Get your choice of 5 XOXO, Sierra stickers plus a physical planner!

6 Left
9 Supporters
Select this reward
55.00 USD
Physical Planner (Discounted) + Pencils

Grab the physical planner and your choice of XOXO, Sierra pencils (5-pack)!

15 Supporters
None available
60.00 USD
Physical Planner

Get the 2022 Planner!

2 Supporters
Select this reward