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ACROSS THE UNIVERSE: tales of Beatles that might—or never could have—been. Please help us on this magical mystery adventure. Let it be.
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    No Beatles In My House...

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    Across the Universe Pin

    A Limited Edition Cloisonne “Across the Universe” Pin. This pin will ONLY be available to Kickstarter supporters and the contributors to the book. (Note, the pin is available as an add-on for each reward level above this one.)

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    The Double Universe

    Two trade paperback copies of Across the Universe. Also includes a Limited Edition Cloisonne “Across the Universe” Pin, and we’ll list your support in the book.

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    The Signed Universe

    Editors Michael A. Ventrella and Randee Dawn will sign your trade paperback copy of Across the Universe. and we'll list your support in the book. (And if you want him to -- though we can't imagine why -- Publisher Ian Randal Strock will also sign your book.)

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    The Signed Universe: Author Edition

    Get your book signed by one of the contributing authors! Once we're funded and have a full Table of Contents we'll ask you who you'd most like to have sign a bookplate to be included in your book -- and as long as the author is good with it, we'll get them to sign the bookplate.

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    The Sweet Universe

    Publisher Ian Randal Strock relaxes by baking, and he’s been baking his great-grandmother’s mondel bread (for those outside the family, they call it Jewish sugar cookies) since he was a child. He’ll bake you a batch of it at this level. Also, you’ll get a trade paperback copy of the book, an electronic copy of the book, the Limited Edition Cloisonne “Across the Universe” Pin, and we’ll list your support in the book.

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    Keith R.A. DeCandido's Universe

    Keith DeCandido will name a character after you in his story! Plus a trade paperback and ebook copy of Across the Universe. Also includes a Limited Edition Cloisonne “Across the Universe” Pin, and we’ll list your support in the book.

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    David Gerrold's Universe

    David Gerrold will name a character after you in his story! Plus a trade paperback and ebook copy of Across the Universe. Also includes a Limited Edition Cloisonne “Across the Universe” Pin, and we’ll list your support in the book.

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    Gail Z. Martin's Universe

    Gail Z. Martin will name a character after you in her story! Plus a trade paperback and ebook copy of Across the Universe. Also includes a Limited Edition Cloisonne “Across the Universe” Pin, and we’ll list your support in the book.

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    Jody Lynn Nye's Universe

    Jody Lynn Nye will name a character after you in her story! Plus a trade paperback and ebook copy of Across the Universe. Also includes a Limited Edition Cloisonne “Across the Universe” Pin, and we’ll list your support in the book.

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    Michael Ventrella's Editorial Universe

    Editor Michael A. Ventrella offers a mentor-level manuscript read/analysis for a story (up to 15,000 words), plus a trade paperback and ebook copy of Across the Universe. Also includes a Limited Edition Cloisonne “Across the Universe” Pin, and we’ll list your support in the book.

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    Ian Randal Strock's Editorial Universe

    Publisher Ian Randal Strock offers a mentor-level manuscript read/analysis for a story (up to 15,000 words), plus a trade paperback and ebook copy of Across the Universe. Also includes a Limited Edition Cloisonne “Across the Universe” Pin, and we’ll list your support in the book.

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    Randee Dawn Feeds the Universe

    Share a meal with Editor Randee Dawn at an upcoming science fiction convention. For you and up to three other guests (of your choice). Also includes a trade paperback copy of Across the Universe, as well as a Limited Edition Cloisonne “Across the Universe” Pin, and we’ll list your support in the book.

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    Be a Star

    Editor Randee Dawn draws on her extensive day-job experience as a journalist (Variety, The Los Angeles Times, The Today Show) to help you write a press release for your next project (limited to 500 words and one revision; must be redeemed within one year). Also includes a trade paperback copy of Across the Universe, as well as a Limited Edition Cloisonne “Across the Universe” Pin, and we’ll list your support in the book.

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    The Early Universe

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    Alan Goldsher's Universe

    Alan Goldsher will name a character after you in his story! Plus a trade paperback and ebook copy of Across the Universe. Also includes a Limited Edition Cloisonne “Across the Universe” Pin, and we’ll list your support in the book.

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    Cat Rambo's Universe

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    Ian Randal Strock Feeds the Universe

    Share a meal with Publisher Ian Randal Strock at an upcoming science fiction convention. For you and up to three other guests (of your choice). Also includes a trade paperback copy of Across the Universe, as well as a Limited Edition Cloisonne “Across the Universe” Pin, and we’ll list your support in the book.

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