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A self-published (print and digital) novella companion to my second book, THE BROKEN LANDS. Both will be released in September.
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    A digital copy of The Kairos Mechanism, a signed paperback copy of The Boneshaker, a handmade bookmark, and a handwritten thank you card. International backers, add $10.

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    A digital copy of The Kairos Mechanism, a handmade book of selected poetry featured in all three books, and a handwritten thank you card. International backers, please add $10.

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    A digital copy of The Kairos Mechanism, a handwritten thank you card, and a strange but fascinating bit of ephemera that will surprise and delight you. It could be a weird mechanical thing that will be an awesome paperweight, or a weird used book I found somewhere, or a seriously pretty radio tube that would look great in a vase in place of flowers. International backers, add $10.

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    A digital copy of The Kairos Mechanism, a handwritten thank-you card, and a Kairos-inspired piece of jewelry handmade from bits and bobs from around my writing room by students at my high school, South River High in Maryland. Your contribution includes a donation to the high school. International backers, add $10.

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    A digital copy of The Kairos Mechanism, a paperback copy of The Boneshaker, a handwritten thank you card, and a strange but fascinating bit of ephemera that will surprise and delight you. It could be a weird mechanical thing that will be an awesome paperweight, or a weird used book I found somewhere, or a seriously pretty radio tube that would look great in a vase in place of flowers. International backers, add $10.

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    A signed set of The Boneshaker and The Broken Lands in hardcover, a digital copy of The Kairos Mechanism; a handwritten thank you card, and your name on the special thanks page. International backers, add $10.

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    Your choice of a digital or paperback copy of The Kairos Mechanism, and a signed print by one of the reader artists, a handwritten thank you card, and your name on the special thanks page. International backers, add $10.

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    Does your kid want to be a writer? I'll give her/him a call and talk writing for as long as she/he wants to chat. I'll also send a digital edition of The Kairos Mechanism and a handwritten thank you card, and put your child's name on the special thanks page.

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    A one-hour-long Skype visit with your child's book club to discuss books, writing, and turning weird history into stories. Also includes a digital edition of The Kairos Mechanism, handwritten thank you cards for each kid in the group, and the names of the kids in the book club on the special thanks page.

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    A signed set of The Boneshaker and The Broken Lands in hardcover and The Kairos Mechanism in paperback, your name on the special thanks page, and a handwritten thank you card. International backers, add $10.

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    A digital copy of The Kairos Mechanism, The Boneshaker in paperback, a signed print selected by Andrea Offermann, your name on the special thanks page, and a handwritten thank you card. International backers, add $15.

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    Signed first-printing hardcover copies of The Boneshaker and The Broken Lands, a paperback copy of The Kairos Mechanism, a handwritten thank you card. International Backers, add $10.

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    Signed copies of The Boneshaker and The Broken Lands in hardcover, The Kairos Mechanism in paperback, a handmade book of selected poetry featured in the three books, a handwritten thank-you card, your name on the special thanks page. International backers, add $10.

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    An in-person, one hour-long school or library visit. Locations within 2 hours of NYC, Annapolis, Baltimore, or Philadelphia, I will pick up travel expenses. Are you outside that geographic range? Email me to make inquiries, but basically if you're willing to pay actual travel and accommodation costs on top of the $500 pledge, I'm game.

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    You choose the next volume of the Arcana series. I'll send you a signed set of all three books and four story options. You tell me which to write, and I'll name a character after you in the story you choose.

    I'm offering two of these, just to make my life difficult. If two people ante up for this one, I'll plan for two Arcana novellas in 2013, one in the spring and one in the fall, so although it says May, one of you will get delivery in September. International backers, please add $10 for shipping.

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    A set of The Boneshaker and The Broken Lands in hardcover and The Kairos Mechanism in paperback, all signed by both Kate Milford and Andrea Offerman; your name on the special thanks page; and a handwritten thank you card. International backers, add $15.

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    A set of The Boneshaker and The Broken Lands in hardcover and The Kairos Mechanism in paperback, all signed by both Kate Milford and Andrea Offerman; a print from either The Boneshaker or The Broken Lands signed by Andrea Offermann, your name on the special thanks page; and a handwritten thank you card. International backers, add $15.

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