Tara Normal needs your help! Please donate to help stop infringement.
First, thank you for reading my comic Tara Normal and supporting my work. For the past year, I’ve been dealing with the most difficult experience I’ve ever gone through creatively. In 2006, I first conceived the idea that would eventually transform into Tara Normal. In 2007, I had the title and character in line and began creating stories with her. As you know, this comic was published starting in 2009 and has continued ever since.
Unfortunately in 2012 a major publisher released a series of books with my title (except 1 letter off) with a similar plot and pitch. I had also pitched Tara Normal to this publisher but they passed.
In order to defend my brand and original work, I need to raise funds to send a legal notice. Tara Normal is a registered trademark but I need your help to raise the funds for this next step of protection.
Since day one, I’ve had colleagues tell me that Tara Normal was such a clever idea and name. They’d say they wish they had thought of it first. Now a major publisher has decided I don’t need to be compensated for my work or my ideas. They just decided to take them.
You can help me send them a message that the original creators are important. The original artists matter to the character’s name and origins and story. I am raising funds for a cease and desist letter to protect my creation. You may donate any amount you can below via Paypal. I thank you greatly in advance. A cease and desist costs $500. I have already raised $80. I only need $420 more dollars to reach my goal. Please help Tara Normal if you can.
UPDATE 1x: Thanks to the awesome help so far, we only need $345 more to reach our goal;
UPDATE 2x: Thanks to the amazing support, now we only need $141 more to reach our goal!
UPDATE 3x: Thanks to you brilliant friends, now we only need $17 more to reach our goal!
UPDATE 4x: Thank you so much! We reached our goal. I’ll be providing an update and moving forward this week. Thank you for your support. I can’t believe the goal was met within hours in 1 day. I am amazed by all of you and your kindness.