The Long-Awaited T-Shirt Blog

Back in June, I asked y’all if you’d like to see some Name of the Wind t-shirts.

When the answer came back a fairly resounding “Yes.” I decided to do a T-shirt design contest.

We got more designs than I expected. So many designs I knew I wasn’t going to be able to include all the ones I liked in the voting.

It took a while to sort through them all. Then we ended up having to do a bunch of secondary research as well. Apparently, if you want to sell something on your website, you need a store or somesuch thing.

I know. It’s crazy.

Anyway, we’ve finally got most of that figured out. So now we have the moment of truth. Now I’m going to ask y’all to vote on which shirts you would actually like to buy and/or wear.

You’ll notice that we’ve included a few of the designs that I initially said we were going to pass over. That’s partly there were a few persuasive blog comments and e-mails sent in. Also, Sarah and Valerie stood up for some designs. Sarah loved the little anime Kvothe with his speech bubbles, and demanded that I include him. I’m growing increasingly fond of the little guy myself.

Before you vote, a few polite requests:

  • Let’s not descend into internet jackassery here. We’re better than that. Don’t vote a bunch of times. That’s not cool.
  • If you know deep in your heart that you’re never going to buy a shirt, it would be nice if you didn’t vote. It’s not that your opinion doesn’t  matter…. It’s just that it doesn’t matter in this particular instance.
  • You can vote for two shirts. That means you should vote for the shirt that you’d really love to buy. And then the shirt that you’d love to buy if your first choice isn’t one of the ones we print.
  • When you’re voting, double check the name of the shirt to make sure you’re casting your vote correctly. The name of the shirt is ABOVE THE PICTURE. ABOVE.

Names Compilation

Dangerous to Go Alone

Denner Toothpaste

NOTW Kvothe Symbols

Lute Design

Sweets Draccus

Denner Fishing

Eolian Bar Shirt

NOTW Tree

NOTW Speech Bubbles

NOTW Fancy Design

Kingkiller

Hello My Name Is

(Note: This design will be the size of an actual name sticker.

Also, “You may have heard of me” will be printed under the sticker in smaller text, not on the back.)

Lute Hero

Choose your t-shirt!

  • Eolian Bar Shirt (20%, 2,124 Votes)
  • Kingkiller (16%, 1,727 Votes)
  • Names Compilation (13%, 1,428 Votes)
  • Denner Fishing (10%, 1,056 Votes)
  • NOTW Fancy Design (7%, 721 Votes)
  • Lute Design (6%, 642 Votes)
  • Hello My Name Is (5%, 585 Votes)
  • NOTW Tree (5%, 499 Votes)
  • Lute Hero (4%, 455 Votes)
  • Sweets Draccus (4%, 402 Votes)
  • NOTW Kvothe Symbols (4%, 398 Votes)
  • Dangerous to Go Alone (4%, 379 Votes)
  • Denner Toothpaste (2%, 207 Votes)
  • NOTW Speech Bubbles (1%, 159 Votes)

Total Voters: 6,684

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A few additional notes:

  • Vote soon. Tell your friends. The poll will be closing in a week.
  • We will be printing at least two different designs. Maybe three.
  • Colors are to-be-determined. (Though the sweet-eating draccus will probably be blue.)
  • T-shirts will be high-quality material, and probably cost around 20 bucks.
  • All proceeds from the t-shirt sales will go to Worldbuilders.

Later all,

pat

Edit: We will, of course, have lady-sized shirts. Because I want to do something special for all the ladies in the world.

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