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A writer attempts to transform his stories and reflections from the year his dad is dying into a vision for a new creative residency.
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    HOPE—Sincere gratitude and access to 1 of 5 transcribed talks between father and son. Dr. Zvi Leo Soltz shares his thoughts on 1) Writing, 2) The work of a psychologist, 3) Judging others, 4) Human behavior, and 5) Job satisfaction.

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    AN IDEALIST CARD—A postcard with my “statement of an idealist” mailed to you from somewhere around the world. (Plus HOPE).

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    INSPIRATION DRIVE—The ground-breaking book. Thank you for placing the foundation of the Yefe Nof Residency in your hands. Your founder status will be commemorated on our official website. (Plus AN IDEALIST CARD and 2xHOPE).

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    HOLIDAY NO-LOOKIE—A Kickstarter-exclusive gift voucher for Inspiration Drive. Go in blind. You or whomever you designate will receive a photograph of me with a specially selected page from my notebooks. Each unique photo in this limited series is good for one signed copy of the book.
    (Plus AN IDEALIST CARD and 3xHOPE).

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    SAGE bkr—Beauty, wisdom, and innovation in the most limited edition bkr ever. Exclusive to this backing level. (Plus NO-LOOKIE, AN IDEALIST CARD, AND 4xHOPE)

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    THE RAW BUNDLE—The first three works to come out of YNR and a raw (blank) notebook—one of the works could be yours! Plus, exclusive digital advance of raw selections from Inspiration Drive. (Plus NO-LOOKIE, AN IDEALIST CARD and ALL HOPE).

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    EARLY BIRD ENLIGHTENMENT a.k.a. STELLAR JAY—Paris is a stellar idea right now!! Get enlightened for cheap and be thanked in the book! You and up to four others will meet me, have a private two-hour guided experience, celebrate the YNR launch with a Parisian crowd, and leave the City of Light with exclusive YNR materials. (Plus THE RAW BUNDLE, NO-LOOKIE, AN IDEALIST CARD and ALL HOPE).

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    ENLIGHTENMENT—Take a tour of my creative laboratory in the streets of Paris and be thanked in the book. You and up to four others will meet me, have a private two-hour guided experience, celebrate the YNR launch with a Parisian crowd, and leave the City of Light with exclusive YNR materials. (Plus THE RAW BUNDLE, NO-LOOKIE, AN IDEALIST CARD and ALL HOPE).

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    HIGH ADVENTURE—A week at Yefe Nof. Pass on conformism and egoism and check your dates. Seven nights of mental release near a lake in the woods. Same as above, but more stars and sun, or snow and fireplace, or barbecue and balcony. Explore and enjoy the mountain like a resident and receive an invitation to attend YNR steering committee meetings via webcam during year one.

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    ADVENTURE—A weekend at Yefe Nof.
    See it with your own eyes and be thanked in the house. Yefe Nof’s proximity to Los Angeles contrasts the anything goes Southern California urban experience with the tranquility of being near a lake in the woods. It sleeps four comfortably, all fees are included, and it is available between residencies in all seasons. Plus, the first five residents will send you a letter from the house. (Plus ENLIGHTENMENT, THE RAW BUNDLE, NO-LOOKIE, AN IDEALIST CARD and ALL HOPE).

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