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Boost House will be a publisher and intentional community in Maine, USA, whose goal is to make it cool to be positive and activist.
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    PATRON OF THE BOOST: your name will be printed out in Comic Sans, Papyrus, or Jokerman font, and posted on a wall somewhere in Boost House <3 So you're always with us !!! (All backers get this, it applies to higher levels too.)

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    IT'S A WHITMAN HOLIDAY: in time for christmas gifting, you'll recieve our first print book, a compilation of Walt Whitman poems and quotes, selected and with a foreword by Steve Roggenbuck, called "I Love You, Before Long I Die." All copies of the book include handwritten notes by Steve!

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    "THE YOLO PAGES" (2014 BOOK): when it's completed in early 2014, you'll recieve "The YOLO Pages," an epic anthology by Boost House. This book will include poems, prose, tweets, images, and other materials from 50+ people. Not exactly an "alt lit" anthology, this book will compile some of the most positive and activist-minded writing from that community, along with other contemporaries and historical forebears. All copies include handwritten notes!

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    "EXPRESSiVE T-SHIRT PRIZE": custom airbrush t-shirt by Rachel Younghans , of ur own design ! or view her previous stuff at http://imme.us. The t-shirt will arrive in 2014,

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    IT'S A WHITMAN HOLIDAY FOR TWO: you'll get two copies of the Whitman/Roggenbuck book shipped to you in time for christmas. This way you can be generous to a friend, but also boost yourself :) Handwritten notes for both of you !!

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    BOTH OUR FIRST BOOKS + "POETRY POSTCARD": you'll get the Whitman/Roggenbuck book in time for christmas, and you'll also get "The YOLO Pages" when it's completed in early 2014, handwritten notes in both!! You'll also get a postcard with an E.E. Scott poem at a surprise time!!

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    IT'S A WHITMAN HOLIDAY + "RARE DOCUMENTS OF STEVE ROGGENBUCK'S PAST": you'll recieve RARE poem drafts, never-before-seen journals, old poems (2007-2009), essays from college, etc. (I have tons of this stuff stored at my parents' houses, I'll be generous with them!!) You'll get these papers in a package with the Whitman/Roggenbuck book in time for christmas, with a handwritten note!!

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    BOTH OUR FIRST BOOKS + "RARE DOCUMENTS OF STEVE ROGGENBUCK'S PAST": you'll get these rare documents along with the Whitman/Roggenbuck book in time for christmas, AND you'll get "The YOLO Pages" in 2014!! Handwritten notes in both books!!

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    BOTH OUR FIRST BOOKS + "EXPRESSiVE T-SHIRT PRIZE": custom airbrush t-shirt by Rachel Younghans , of ur own design ! or view previous stuff at http://imme.us. The t-shirt will arrive in 2014, probably in the same package as "The YOLO Pages," but you'll get the Whitman/Roggenbuck book right away in time for christmas!! Handwritten notes in both books!

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    ONE-YEAR SUBSCRIPTION TO BOOST HOUSE BOOKS AND ZINES: this includes the Whitman/Roggenbuck book in time for christmas, then "The YOLO Pages" and 5-10+ other new books, zines, chapbooks, or lit mag issues in 2014! We'll need to publish a lot to cover rent and food costs. No matter how many we make, you'll get all of them for a year, shipped as they're released!!

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    EXTREME YOLO PACKAGE (ONE-YEAR BOOK/ZINE SUBSCRIPTION + "EXPRESSiVE T-SHIRT PRIZE" + "RARE DOCUMENTS FROM STEVE ROGGENBUCK'S PAST" + "POETRY POSTCARD"): you'll get rare steve roggenbuck documents with the Whitman book in time for christmas, then a custom airbrush t-shirt and "The YOLO Pages" and 5-10+ other new books, zines, chapbooks, or lit mag issues in 2014, shipped as they're released! You'll also get a postcard with an E.E. Scott poem at a surprise time!!

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    ONE OF YOUR SELFIES WILL BE PRINTED OFF AND KEPT IN ONE OF THESE RARE LOCATIONS IN BOOST HOUSE: in the crisper of the refrigerator (next to the Justin Bieber pic of course), underneath Steve's pillow for 1 full year, on the ceiling of every single room, across from a toilet, or in a shower. ALSO you get everything in the "EXTREME YOLO PACKAGE" (see above, $150 level) !!!

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    STEVE WILL COME DO A READING IN YOUR AREA + RECORD CLIPS OF YOU AND YOUR FRIENDS FOR ONE OF HIS VIDEOS, + "EXTREME YOLO PACKAGE": the reading can be private (just for friends in your home) or it can be open to the public! You or your friends can also perform. If you need a specific date, check with me before you pledge this amount! I'll talk to you and your friends on camera and try to elicit funny or moving quotes for a video. I retain editorial control over what clips I use in the end. (This is only available in the continental united states, unless you pay for transportation. The date will probably be in 2014, we can plan the specifics together!) ALSO you get everything in the "EXTREME YOLO PACKAGE" (see above, $150 level) !!!

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    ONE OF THE BATHROOMS IN BOOST HOUSE WILL BE NAMED AFTER YOU, + "EXTREME YOLO PACKAGE": there will be a sign posted that clearly names one of our bathrooms after you, referring to you as if you are dead: "The [Your Name] Memorial Bathroom." We can use your internet name, other nickname, or legal name. All visitors to the house must refer to the bathroom by its full name, or they will be asked to leave. ALSO you get everything in the "EXTREME YOLO PACKAGE" (see above, $150 level) !!!

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