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Blow me is the story of three girls, Chloe, Dawn, and Skyler, who are single, nearing their 40s and desperately looking for love in LA. Read more

Los Angeles, CA Fiction
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Blow me is the story of three girls, Chloe, Dawn, and Skyler, who are single, nearing their 40s and desperately looking for love in LA.

Los Angeles, CA Fiction
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Hey Kickstarter! My name is Lennie Ross, I’m an author and blogger living in Los Angeles, and my dating experiences with the wonderful gentlemen in this city as well as my love for entertainment have led me to write this book.

“Blow Me” The Book:

Blow Me is a tale of three single women—Chloe, Dawn, and Skylar—who live in Los Angeles and are hovering precariously close to forty. Aware that the women’s magazines of their youth sold them a false bill of goods about having it all: the amazing career, the baby, the house, the husband, they are each desperate in their own ways to achieve some sense of stability in their lives. This provocative novel in the style of Sex and the City provides a humorous, edgy and cynical look at aging, dating and being single in the new millennium.

Why I’m Raising The Dough:

This has been a long, wonderful, challenging journey, though I have nearly exhausted my own resources. I need $3,500 to help finish the book and design the artwork as well as self publish it in hardcopy and digital form. Just to give you a preview, many exerpts from the book are currently available on my blog for free, and I’ll be publishing more as I go along. If all goes as planned, I anticipate having the book published by late May/early June, 2011.

Read an exerpt from Chapter 13 here to get a feel for the book.

Thank you so much for your support and I hope you enjoy my novel, Blow Me

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    I will personally blow you a kiss (a virtual tweet kiss) on Twitter :)
    (ladies, you get a shout out!)

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    You'll get a nice 'Thank You' mention on my blog, Lennie Ross Writes.

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    I'll blow you a 'Twitter Kiss' AND give you a nice 'Thank You' mention on my blog, Lennie Ross Writes. C'mon, that extra $5 is totally worth it!

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    You'll get a Twitter Kiss, a Thank You blog mention, and a PDF copy of my novel 'Blow Me' to enjoy!

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    You'll get all of the above and a personal hand-written thank you letter from me, signed in lipstick :) MMMmmMMM.

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    You'll get it all: the Twitter Kiss, the blog mention, the PDF copy of 'Blow Me', a personal letter with my lovely lipstick, AND a limited edition Blow Me t-shirt to sport around town!

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    All of the above, PLUS an autographed paperback copy of 'Blow Me' straight to your mailbox.

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    All of the above, PLUS TWO autographed paperback copies of 'Blow Me' straight to your mailbox. Give one as a gift!

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    All of the above, plus a guest blog post on my blog where you get to detail your own dating story (true or fictional!)

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    All of the above, PLUS the promise to use your name & likeness, or a name & likeness of your choosing, as a character in my next novel!

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    *Drumroll* And Yes! This pledge amount will get you all of the rewards listed above, as well as a lunch date with me, Lennie Ross, the next time you're in the Los Angeles area, with the added promise that I will bring you a bottle of 2006 Kamen Estate Cabernet. Sign not by me, but by screenwriter/proprietor Robert Mark Kamen who wrote The Karate Kid, The Fifth Element, and Taken. I will autograph it as well if you ask nicely.

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