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Story Surgeon - The App For Fixing Someone Else's Book

An eBook notation app that saves your personal edits as a separate file, and can be shared with anyone who owns the original eBook.

Story Surgeon - The App For Fixing Someone Else's Book

An eBook notation app that saves your personal edits as a separate file, and can be shared with anyone who owns the original eBook.

$255
pledged of $15,000pledged of $15,000 goal
14
backers
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Sat, February 15 2014 8:00 AM UTC +00:00
Last updated February 15, 2014
 

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    Pledge $2 or more About $2

    You will receive notification when the app is released. (The app will be free on the first day, so you can tell your friends to be ready.)
    Your first name will appear on the Story Surgeon General blog (storysurgeongeneral.blogspot.com), along with a heartfelt thank-you for making this possible!

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    You will get all the awards in the $2 tier, except that your first AND LAST name will appear on the blog. In addition, you may submit the title of one book that you would like to seen "PG-ified" or cleaned up enough to make it suitable for most young kids or teens. (The Story Surgeon team will develop official filters for the top ten most requested books.)

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    Pledge $10 or more About $10

    You will get all rewards from the $5 tier, except that your HOME STATE will also appear on the blog and you may submit the titles of TWO books that you would like to seen "PG-ified"

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    If you're not interested in having books cleaned up, you may instead submit a filter idea.* (Such as Hunger Games rewritten with Harry Potter characters, etc.) The ideas will be posted on the Story Surgeon General blog to be voted on by followers. The FIVE filter ideas with the most votes will be developed into official SS filters. (Named after the person who submitted the idea.) *Official SS Filters will not be made with any graphic sex, violence, or profanity.
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    You will receive special recognition on the Story Surgeon General Blog for having bought the public an extra day of "free"-dom. For each person who pledges $10, the app will be available free for an additional 24 hrs. (This accumulates.)

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    Pledge $25 or more About $25

    You will get all the rewards from the $10 tier, except that a 15-word bio will also appear with your full name and home state, you'll be able to submit the titles of TEN books for possible PG-ifying (or) THREE filter ideas, and you will buy the public an extra THREE days of "free"-dom. PLUS---You will receive a personal thank you email from the App Creator.

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    Pledge $50 or more About $50

    You will get all the rewards from the $25 tier except that your bio will be 50 words, and in addition to submitting 10 titles for possible "cleaning up", the Story Surgeon Team will PG-ify your top choice. The SS blog will feature the filter and name it after you. In addition, you may submit FIVE filter ideas. Instead of 3 days of "free"-dom, you'll earn the public an extra WEEK. Instead of an email, you will receive a personal thank you phone call from the App Creator

    PLUS----Your full name will appear permanently in the app acknowledgments.

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    Pledge $75 or more About $75

    You will get all the rewards from the $50 tier, except that your bio will be 100 words, you'll get TWO books "PG-ified" and named after you, you can submit up to TEN filter ideas, you'll earn an extra TWO weeks of "free"-dom, and your home state will also appear with your name in the app acknowledgments.

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    Pledge $100 or more About $100

    You will get all rewards from the $75 tier, except you'll buy the public an extra MONTH of "free"-dom, PLUS the app creator (a published author) will rewrite a book of your choice with you as the main character. It will be named after you and featured on the SS Blog along with your photo. (All of the filters will be created in the order the pledges were given. So the later ones might be a few months in the making.) *Ryan has a collection of comedy sketched published by Meriwether publishing, and his debut YA fantasy/sci-fi novel has received a publication offer from Curiosity Quills Press. He is currently in the process of getting a literary agent. DISCLAIMER: Ryan will not write any erotica, graphic violence or profanity into the filters. He also doesn't writer gay or lesbian fiction. (If a girl wants to replace Harry Potter, for example, she'll be good friends with Ginny Weasley and have a crush on Draco Malfoy.)

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    Pledge $200 or more About $200

    You will get all the rewards from the $100 tier, except that you'll be interviewed on the blog, earn 3 months of "free"-dom, and instead of substituting you in a main role, the app creator will completely rewrite a book of your choice (up to 600 pages), making major changes such as genre switches, adding you as a completely new main character, or adding your boss as the villain's simpering sidekick. You will also receive a signed copy of his YA novel when it is published.

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    Pledge $500 or more About $500

    You will get all the rewards from the $200 tier, except that you'll earn the public and extra SIX months, and the app creator will fly out to give you his signed book in person (US only) and do a video interview which will appear on the blog. You'll be inducted into the Story Surgeon Hall of Fame and be thanked in the acknowledgements of his next published novel.

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    Pledge $1,000 or more About $1,000

    The Story Surgeon App will be dedicated to you. You will get all the rewards from the $500 tier, except that you'll earn the public an extra YEAR of free app downloads for the world (in addition to all the other time accrued by other donations), and you'll receive a copy of the app creator's next six books. (All will be signed but only the first will be hand delivered.)

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