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I'm self-publishing my science-fantasy novel Vika's Avenger, and I need money for professional editing and a great cover!
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    Tourist: You'll receive a subscription to the Misenchanted Newsletter, an e-mail update on my writing that's sent a minimum of once a month and a maximum of once a week. Of course, you can get it free just by signing up, but if you pledge here you also have the satisfaction of helping me publish Vika's Avenger

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    Resident of Ragbaan: You'll receive the finished ebook (either .mobi or epub) of the novel. You can get the Misenchanted Newsletter as well, if you want -- your choice.

    Full disclosure: The estimated delivery date is only very roughly estimated -- it's dependent on when the cover's ready, which depends on who does the art, which depends on how much money I raise.

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    Airship passenger: You'll receive a trade paperback copy of the finished book, as well as the ebook edition and (if you want) the Misenchanted Newsletter.

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    First-class passenger: Exactly the same as the $25 airship passenger, but your copy of the trade paperback will be signed by the author -- personalized or not, as you choose.

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    Scion of the Nine Families: You'll receive a signed, clothbound limited-edition hardcover of the novel. This does NOT have a dust jacket or cover art -- just type on cloth. (You'd be amazed how much a dust jacket adds to the price!) You'll also get the ebook, and if you want, the Misenchantedl Newsletter.

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    Antiquarian: A key plot element is a portrait Vika Ambroz drew; Boston artist Kiri Evans has provided a replica of that portrait, and people who pledge this level will receive a limited-edition 12" x 18" print of her drawing, as well as the trade paperback, ebook, and (if desired) Misenchanted Newsletter.

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    Outlander: You'll receive a trade paperback copy of the finished book, as well as the ebook edition and (if desired) the Misenchanted Newsletter -- and I'll ship it anywhere you want. (This should have been an option on "Airship passenger." I messed up.)

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    Pilot: The $30 First-Class Passenger rewards, plus your name on a "Patrons' Page" at the back of the book; if you choose, you can add a comment of up to fifteen words to your listing.

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    Doppelganger: You'll receive both the cloth-bound limited edition and the trade paperback, as well as the ebook and (if desired) newsletter.

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    Ambassador: You'll receive a signed, limited-edition hardcover of the novel with dust jacket. You'll also get the ebook, and if you want, the Misenchantedl Newsletter.

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    Starfarers' Guild: The $45 Antiquarian rewards, plus an autographed first-edition hardcover of Dragon Weather, The Wizard Lord, or Ithanalin's Restoration -- your choice.

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    Courier: The Outlander rewards, plus your name on a "Patrons' Page" at the back of the book; if you choose, you can add a comment of up to fifteen words to your listing. (Another feeble attempt to make up for screwing up shipping outside the U.S.)

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    Gene-Cutter: You'll receive a signed copy of the trade paperback of Vika's Avenger, the ebook, and (optional) the newsletter, AND you will have a minor character in another upcoming novel, Tom Derringer and the Aluminum Airship, named after you -- a fellow adventurer the hero encounters briefly in New York or hears about in passing, one of the villain's henchmen, a resident of Phoenix circa 1882 who encounters the hero, or one of the hero's hired hands. (The hired hand must be male, and there may be restrictions on the ethnicity of the hired hand and the resident of Phoenix; I'll try to give backers their choice of which character they get, but obviously there are limits on what's possible.)

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    Information Broker: Your signed copy of the book will be hand-delivered when you and a guest have dinner with the author (and his wife, if you want) at any reasonably-priced restaurant in Washington, DC; the city of Baltimore; or Montgomery County, Maryland. Getting to the area is your responsibility, but transportation from the airport, train, or bus station is included.

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    Churzkeeper: You'll receive a signed copy of the limited-edition hardcover, as well as signed copies of the first-edition hardcovers of Dragon Weather, The Wizard Lord, AND Ithanalin's Restoration. Not to mention the ebook and newsletter.

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