Kickstarter, I need your help!
For the last three years, I have been writing the epic journey of Allegra Toscana, a cheerful and hopeful young woman who comes from a colorful past. In this part-50-Shades-of-Grey part-Wolf-of-Wall-Street story, you'll meet Allegra as a little girl, living a seemingly privileged life in rural Connecticut, when in fact her home life is much more dynamic than that, being raised by a mafia hitman whose very stare instilled overwhelming fear in her.
With much to run away from, Allegra grows up to become a wild jet-setter who resides on the French coast, living a lavish lifestyle full of drugs, sex, royalty, and debauchery.
Written in a raw, unapologetic style, seen rarely in classically written novels, this book is not for the timid hearts. Those who have read it have called it "unconventional" and "thrilling."
But see for yourself!
Below you'll find the FIRST TWO CHAPTERS of the book for FREE!
Purpose of the Funds
After three years of writing and putting my own finances on the line to get this book edited by a professional, I am at the half-way-point to my ultimate goal. In order to publish my novel and bring it to the market I need your generous support. Any funds raised through this campaign will go towards finishing the editing process and then publishing the book.
Risks and challenges
I've worked many days and nights to support myself in accomplishing my goal. Seeing I have such an innate and strict vision to reach as many people as possible, it takes a lot of planning to gain the public awareness I need in order to make this book a hit.
The biggest obstacle I face is not having enough time and working with very little when it comes to financial resources. I find that my background in business has allowed me to stay focused and stick to a schedule, which thankfully has led to steady progress, but without enough money to back me, it’s been tough! I am learning as I go, taking baby steps into the unknown as I translate my vision, and it has taken a lot longer than I anticipated.
If this campaign is successful, I know I will have enough to complete what I started.
Editing this novel is my next biggest challenge. The final edit MUST keep my raw voice intact, and that’s a hard thing to do because of how unconventional my writing style is. While I feel comfortable with my current editor, if this book is to be picked up by a publishing house, I’m sure there will be rewrites, more delays, and additional costs.
Much like in life though, I have continued to persevere when challenges are put in front of me and with the team of supporters I have behind me I know I can achieve anything my heart is set on.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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