With Goal Publications going out of business that makes 1 less furry publisher
Update and Our Future
We were originally going to make this post at the end of the month, but we just couldn’t find a reason to wait, so here it is.
It’s been a crazy handful of years, and we’ve been able to bring you so many titles that we’re so proud of.
Earlier this week, we sent out an email to our novel/novella/novelette authors, as well as our anthology editors. In short, the years haven’t been kind to us financially, more-so as of late. We end up operating all of our conventions as a loss despite employing as many cost-saving items as we can, and we just don’t have the sales online to make up for our operating costs. All that is soon to be combined with yet another raise in the cost of printing (and paper across the board).
Unless we end up with a miraculous Q4 2021, and can be reasonably confident that sort of momentum is going to carry forward into 2022 and beyond, we are unfortunately going to have to use our last two conventions in 2022, Anthro New England and Anthrocon, along with online sales in the interim, to clearance out the rest of our stock. After Anthrocon, we would be closed permanently. We will have that answer for sure at the start of 2022, but right now things are not looking positive.
In the meantime:
– We sent out an email to the authors for “1921: Furries in Fedoras” earlier this week saying that we’ve had to cancel that anthology. For those wondering, this is why.
– We will be sending out an email to our authors of “Selections of Anthropomorphic Regalements: Vol 2” in just a moment that will also be canceling that anthology.
– We are not taking any more submissions until we have our final decision, which includes sequels and other solicited submissions.
We’ve been desperately hoping it wouldn’t come to this, but it’s finally time to face the facts. We are sorry to be bringing this news to you all, and we thank you so much for all the support you’ve given us over the years.
Regardless of what happens with our publishing imprints, Ottercorrect Literature Services, and our editing services as a whole, will continue on. We will also continue to allow third-party distribution of our titles up until the end, as those titles will ship out direct from the printer. This includes our publisher and distributors within the fandom, as well as outside websites, such as Amazon.
Goal Publications/Fanged Fiction
I know to some of us it might seem a little crazy that FWA has Officially Oped Pre Registration for 2022 even though the con is nearly 8 months away it’s scheduled for May 5 to 8 2022
We now take to see what they offer and do you actually save both time and money
I have been seeing in social media for literally years of those complaining they don’t want to wait in those long long long etc… Registration lines
For $8 you can skip the lines of course details can be found here
Membership Levels and Pricing
Attending membership grants you entry into the convention for its duration of Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and you can take part in all convention activities open to the membership excluding those events specifically for sponsors, super sponsors or God-Level members.
Limited Discount registration(expires 9/30/21): $60.00
Early Bird registration(expires 2/28/21): $75.00
Pre-reg/At-Door registration: $90.00
Sponsors are generous people who want to give a little bit extra to Furry Weekend Atlanta. Sponsoring membership grants you entry into the convention for its duration of Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and you can take part in all convention activities open to the membership except events specifically for super sponsor and God-Level members. Sponsoring members to receive a free Furry Weekend Atlanta T-shirt and ample gratitude from the Furry Weekend Atlanta team! $30 of the price of this membership is tax deductible if purchased before the con. $35 of the price of this membership is tax deductible if purchased at the door. Please see our FAQ for more information on taking tax deductions for your membership.
Limited Discount registration(expires 9/30/21): $110.00
Early Bird registration(expires 2/28/21): $125.00
Pre-reg/At-Door registration: $150.00
Super Sponsor (Silver Sponsor):
Super Sponsors are folks who want to give even more and get a little something back. Super Sponsors receive everything that Sponsors receive (including a T-shirt), plus priority seating for the Main Events Room, and an extra “Thank You” gift.
Limited Discount registration(expires 9/30/21): $160.00
Early Bird registration(expires 2/28/21): $180.00
Pre-reg/At-Door registration: $225.00
God-Level (Gold Sponsor):
God-Level Sponsors are truly divine, as they are the generous people who want to give the most they can to Furry Weekend Atlanta. God-Level Sponsoring membership grants you entry into the convention for its duration of Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and you take part in all convention activities open to the membership. God-Level members receive priority seating for the Main Events room, a free Furry Weekend Atlanta T-shirt, and special God-Level only gifts. God-Level sponsors receive a paid dinner with our Guests of Honor and admission to the God-Level Lounge. Of course, every God-level membership comes with our eternal gratitude!
Limited Discount registration(expires 9/30/21): $350.00
Early Bird registration(expires 2/28/21): $400.00
Pre-reg/At-Door registration: $400.00
Platinum Sponsor: New for 2022!
Our Platinum Sponsor membership is new for 2022! Platinum Sponsors are FWA’s biggest fans and patrons. We’re eternally grateful for their support. As a Platinum Sponsor you will enjoy all of the perks and benefits that our God Level (Gold Sponsor) tier receives. In addition, Platinum Sponsor members receive an exclusive wristband and a Guaranteed Room reservation as long as their room is booked by January 31st of the convention year purchased!
Lifetime Membership: New for 2022!
New for 2022, we are introducing the Lifetime membership! The lifetime membership is for our guests that love FWA so much that they can’t even IMAGINE missing a year! By purchasing a lifetime membership, you will receive an Attending level registration every year that Furry Weekend Atlanta exists!
As a special thank you, for the first year, Lifetime members will enjoy all the perks and benefits as a God Level (Gold Sponsor) member, and receive an exclusive Lifetime Member gift!
Please review our detailed explanation of the Lifetime Membership below.
Furry Weekend Atlanta is excited to offer Lifetime Memberships starting with our event in 2022! Lifetime Memberships provide an attending registration to the Lifetime Membership holder every year after originally purchased. Each year, if the Lifetime member chooses, the attending registration associated with the Lifetime Membership can be upgraded to any sponsorship level at a fee. Lifetime Memberships and the yearly membership associated with it are non-transferable, even if the Lifetime Member is unable to attend the event.
Lifetime Memberships can be purchased as a gift for another attendee. The Lifetime Membership can only be used by the attendee for whom the membership was purchased. Gifted Lifetime memberships are not transferable after purchase. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org regarding gifting a Lifetime Membership to another attendee.
In the event that a Lifetime Member is removed from the event, they may also risk losing their Lifetime Membership status. Refunds will not be provided if a Lifetime member is removed or banned from attending the convention.