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Unexpected Meeting is the first book in the Converging Lives Universe and of the Ash Tree & Stormy Waters Trilogy.  

After a sailing accident kills his parental triad, Jon is sent to live with his biological father in Russia. He never expected to meet his first soulmate there. -- Luc never expected to wake up after being dropped off a building by his first soulmate. He should have died. Instead, he wakes up to a teenager taking care of him.  One he doesn’t quite know what to make of as Jon doesn’t respond the way Luc expects.  Ever. -- Handling a budding relationship while dealing with the stress of recovery is not easy.  It is further complicated by the perils of trust as communication always seems to be just out of their reach.
After a sailing accident kills his parental triad, Jon is sent to live with his biological father in Russia. He never expected to meet his first soulmate there. -- Luc never expected to wake up after being dropped off a building by his first soulmate. He should have died. Instead, he wakes up to a teenager taking care of him. One he doesn’t quite know what to make of as Jon doesn’t respond the way Luc expects. Ever. -- Handling a budding relationship while dealing with the stress of recovery is not easy. It is further complicated by the perils of trust as communication always seems to be just out of their reach.

Unexpected Meeting is complete and being polished for publishing.  Drafts for books two and three are written and are being proofread for July 2020 and 2021 projected publication dates.

Project Details

Though Unexpected Meeting is complete, the funding from this Kickstarter will serve three primary purposes: professional editing, funding for advertising, and novel launching.

While Unexpected Meeting has been edited multiple times by different proofreaders, sending it to a professional editor and a sensitivity reader will ensure it is as accurate and well-written as possible.  It is an independent work of fiction, but that does not mean it should not be done well.

Advertising is a critical concern for an indie author who does not have the backing of a big publishing house.  With that said, there are several advertising programs I am considering, depending on whether I reach my goal or surpass it.  I want to be able to use at least two different programs, to increase the chance of successful sales. 

Novel launching and marketing are the most important parts of this Kickstarter. While marketing often goes hand in hand with advertising, things like advanced reader programs and book reviews go a long way to build up anticipation for a book’s release.  I want to be able to throw a book launching party which is only possible if I reach my other goals. 

Budget Planning 

The base budget for this project is $4,000, which breaks down to:

  • $1,000 publishing run for 300 copies of the book
  • $1,500 professional editor
  • $500 sensitivity reader
  • $300 advertising
  • $700 rewards

A publishing run allows me to sell physical copies of Unexpected Meeting at events and directly to buyers who may not wish to make their purchase online.  There are many individuals who do not use the internet to purchase their paperbacks or do not read eBooks, and I would like to be able to get my book to them as well. 

I am currently discussing the project with a professional editor who is willing to edit the book on a promissory note.  Unfortunately, the cost is higher than using an editor who would be paid up front. 

While I am in conversation with several sensitivity readers about this project, I have not yet chosen one for the work.  I am budgeting an average of the prices I was quoted, and will be selecting and hiring a final candidate soon.  A sensitivity reader is an individual who reviews a novel to make sure that the book does not contain harmful stereotypes and inaccuracies.

The company I wish to purchase the advertising package from provides a wide range of advertising options, including paid and customized Facebook, Twitter, and blog ads.  The package I want also includes connections to reading groups that post reviews through Facebook and NetGalley.

A budgetary allocation for rewards has also been included as a way to generate excitement, ensure overall funding, and provide other thank yous for the fabulous backers of this Kickstarter.  

Budget Planning Graphic
Budget Planning Graphic

My hope is to not only reach the $4,000 needed to publish Unexpected Meeting but to attain my stretch goals as well.  These stretch goals include:

  • At $5,000, commission illustrations of the primary characters
  • At $7,000, throw a novel launching party
  • At $8,000, purchase an event tent and table to use at markets and fairs

Any funding beyond that will go towards publishing the additional novels in this series.

The illustrations of the primary characters serve two purposes.  Firstly, the illustrations will be added to the Kickstarter Special Edition copy of Unexpected Meeting, which will only be available to my wonderful backers.  Secondly, the illustrations will be used as a drawing reward.  You can find more on both of these in the Pledge Rewards section of this Kickstarter.

Challenges & Risks

Getting the word out about Unexpected Meeting and the project as a whole is the biggest difficulty I foresee.  Social media makes that easier, but people must want to share the information with others in order for social media to truly work its magic.  My task is to make this project as interesting and engaging as possible to give you busy people a reason to click that share or like button.

Making sure the books and rewards arrive in a timely fashion is the second biggest challenge I anticipate. Sadly, shipping takes time — particularly international shipping — but I will do my part to get your rewards to you as quickly as possible.

Another potential risk is running into an issue with either the sensitivity reader or the professional editor. I have budgeted extra time in case there are problems.  I also have second choices to fall back on should either of my first choices be unable to complete the work I hire them to do.  I will post regular updates on the progress of the professional editor as well as on the hiring and subsequent progress of the sensitivity reader.

The project is all or nothing, so it won’t cost you anything unless or until I hit the $4,000.00 minimum.  There is no risk of you backing a product that won’t be produced. 

Pledge Rewards

Examples of Rewards Graphic - Stickers of Jon & Luc (4x4 in) -- Ash Tree Window Cling (4x6 in) -- Bookmarks (2x6 in)
Examples of Rewards Graphic - Stickers of Jon & Luc (4x4 in) -- Ash Tree Window Cling (4x6 in) -- Bookmarks (2x6 in)

Now let’s talk about the fun side of pledging: your rewards!

When you generous backers make a pledge, unless you chose to receive nothing, you have a variety of options to pick from.

Digital Rewards: 

The Converging Lives Newsletter is a monthly update on the universe and includes access to previews, polls, and drawings!  Don’t worry, you can opt out if you would like to.

The Unexpected Meeting Thank You page is a page on the Converging Lives website that lists everyone who pledged.  You have the options of providing the name of your choice or opting out and remaining anonymous. Names provided will be listed based on the tier level: Bronze, Silver, and Gold. More on the levels below.

Each person will receive a unique digital greeting card thanking them for their help bringing Unexpected Meeting to publication. Here’s an example:

Thank You ePost Card Example: Thank You Spring! Without your Help, Unexpected Meeting never would have been. -- I hope you have a wonderful day and all events upcoming for you are successful! -- Take care, Jaimi
Thank You ePost Card Example: Thank You Spring! Without your Help, Unexpected Meeting never would have been. -- I hope you have a wonderful day and all events upcoming for you are successful! -- Take care, Jaimi

As the professional editor goes through Unexpected Meeting, I will share snippets and previews of the final version.  For backers only! 

Once the book has been completely edited and sensitivity read, the wonderful backers who are signed up for the digital version of Unexpected Meeting will receive their copies in ePub and PDF formats.  A Special Edition paperback with character illustrations is available for Kickstarter backers only.  More about that a little further down!

Awesome backers who request it will also get the ePub and PDF version of my first book.  Tales of Identity: Memories & Reflections is a collection of twelve short stories in which characters — who happen to be queer — share their memories and reflect on events that shaped their life.

Mailed Rewards:

Digital rewards are wonderful in many ways, but they cannot beat holding the actual  book in your hand. 

Unexpected Meeting should be ready to print in May!  I should have the paperback copies in hand by June and in the mail shortly there after.  My marvelous backers should have their copies in hand in July!

I will keep everyone up-to-date with regular schedule and progress updates on the work by the professional editor and sensitivity reader. 

If you think one is good but two are better, check out the Book Club reward, where you can get both Unexpected Meeting and Tales of Identity: Memories & Reflections! 

The Seller’s Pack includes three copies each of Tales of Identity, the standard version of Unexpected Meeting, as well as the Kickstarter-only Special Edition of Unexpected Meeting!  Wow, that’s a lot of books!  Enough to give to friends and family or sell a few yourself.

Every reader gets interrupted and suddenly needs a way to keep their place.  What to do?  Bend a page corner?  Set the book facedown and hope that doesn’t break the binding glue?  Shove some random paper or object in to hold the place?  Problem solved!  Included with all paperback copy pledges is at least one Converging Lives or Unexpected Meeting bookmark! There are ten different bookmark designs that will be sent out randomly.  See the section header for two samples of these bookmarks.

Swag is a great way to show your support for the book and the universe, to indulge in collections, or to simply have fun.  There are several swag options in this Kickstarter beyond the bookmarks. 

Stickers! Each of the stickers are 4x4 inch designs of the two main characters: Jon and Luc. But, one of the stretch rewards is adding sticker sheets!  The designs for the sticker sheets include character portraits, the ash tree soulmark, and character aesthetics. What fun!

Magnets are handy to have around. Use them for decoration or to keep your shopping list on the fridge.  Put them on your bathroom mirror.  Or jazz up your car.  The possibilities are endless! There are four magnet designs.

For those who love posters or know someone who does, there are two posters for this Kickstarter.  The first is the Converging Lives stained glass scene.  The second is the poster form of the front cover of Unexpected Meeting. Each poster will be signed — for the Kickstarter only — along with having Jon’s and Luc’s signature.  Sssh!  Don’t tell anyone, they’re not supposed to be traveling out of Russia yet!

Window clings are a fun way to decorate and show love of the novel with a splash of color. There are five window clings, including the ash tree and Jon’s stained glass windows. 

Reusable, lightweight, cotton tote bags can be used for so many things. Shopping!  Going to school!  Visiting a friend!  A go bag! And so much more!  There are three designs waiting to be revealed.  You know you want one!

And last, but certainly not least: clothing options!  Choose a t-shirt or a sweatshirt, or both.  Both are Gildan-made shirts with the same design printed on them.  The t-shirt is lightweight and comfortable for the warmer months, while the sweatshirt is great for the crispness of spring or the chill of autumn.  Or wear it under your winter coat for even more comfiness!

Limited and Special Edition Rewards:

I’m so excited about the Special Edition of Unexpected Meeting.  It will have character portraits of Jon and of Luc.  If my amazing backers reach the first stretch goal, the Special Edition will also include at least two illustrations of Jon and Luc together!  On top of the illustrations, several rewards include a signed bookplate for the backer’s copy of Unexpected Meeting!

Print versions of the illustrations will be prize draws.  One per backer chosen at random from the mailed reward receivers.

Everyone who backs Unexpected Meeting will be entered in a drawing to become a character in the universe!  If your name is drawn, I will message you with a small questionnaire to see which character you are most like!  These characters will make their debuts in Finding Home, the second book in the Ash Tree and Stormy Waters Trilogy, and Afshar Ranch, a book set in the same universe.  Or, if you would prefer, you can choose to name a business or community in the books instead.

Levels of Pledges and Prize Draws:

Level of Pledges: Prize Draw Entries
Level of Pledges: Prize Draw Entries

Bronze level pledges are all pledges under $30.  Each backer at this level will be entered once into the different reward prize drawings.

Silver level pledges are all pledges between $30 and $100.  Each backer at this level will be entered into the different prize draws once per $25. 

Gold level pledges are all pledges over $100.  Each backer at this level will be entered into the different prize draws once per $20. 

All library packages will get a bonus entry. What library packages, you might be asking?  The Philanthropic Friday Library rewards!  Every Friday the library rewards will be open for twenty-four hours. The library rewards are designed to give not only the backer a copy of the book, but also a library of the backer’s choice!  Why are the library rewards  only one day a week?  They’re a sale tier!  You get a book and swag for a discounted price and give a book to a library.  It’s a win-win!

The libraries will receive the standard market version of Unexpected Meaning, not the Special Edition.  Instead, each library paperback will have a bookplate that says “This book given to -{Name of Library}- by/on behalf of -{Wonderful Backer or person they are doing it for}-”.  These library book plates are customizable:  you choose which plate and what gets written on it.

Saturday Specials are limited time deals.  The deals vary from Saturday to Saturday.  They will include discounted versions and bonus versions of the main pledges, plus surprises!  Those backers who increase their pledges during a Saturday Surprise will get an extra prize drawing entry.

Specials Graphic
Specials Graphic

Achievement Rewards

When we hit milestones, I will post special achievement rewards!

  • At $100 a preview of two more bookmark designs
  • At $250 a preview of two more sticker designs
  • At $500 a preview of the new Luc portrait for the book
  • At $750 a preview of two more window clings
  • At $1,000 a video showing the steps of a character image design and coloring
  • At $1,500 a preview of two of the magnets
  • At $2,000 a preview of the new Jon portrait for the book
  • At $2,500 a preview of two more bookmark designs
  • At $3,000 a preview of two more sticker designs
  • At $3,500 a preview of two more magnet designs
  • At $4,000!!! A celebration video showing all the reward designs to thank everyone for funding the project!
Achievement Rewards Goals
Achievement Rewards Goals

The Achievement Rewards chart will be updated as goals are reached to mark progress!

Achievement Reward with the first three covered up
Achievement Reward with the first three covered up

Stretch Rewards:

Not only are there the stretch goals!  These rewards are my way of saying Thank You All, for everything! 

  • At $4,500 the first viewing of Lidiya and Pyotr art
  • At $5,000 the first viewing and the drawing of original illustrations of Jon & Luc
  • At $5,500 the first viewing of Valentin, Gregor, and Svetlana art
  • At $6,000 Unexpected Meeting calendar added to the mail rewards
  • At $6,500 sticker sheets added to those who get at least one 4x4 sticker!
  • At $7,000 video clips of the Book Launch Party
  • At $7,500 limited print copies of the illustrations for drawing rewards
  • At $8,000 It’s a Surprise!
Stretch Rewards To Thank You All For Being Wonderful!
Stretch Rewards To Thank You All For Being Wonderful!

About Your Author

My name is Jaimi.  I have a degree in Business Administration and a Masters in Early Education, but my true passion is writing.  I have already written over two-million words of short and long fiction you can read online for free. Additionally, I have ghost-written twenty-one short stories and nine novels, all of which have been published. 

However, it has always been my dream to publish my own works under my own name.  My first book, a collection of twelve short stories about queer characters entitled Tales of Identity: Memories & Reflections, is already published and on the market.  I did not stop there.  In addition to Unexpected Meeting, the first drafts of the other two novels in the Ash Tree & Stormy Waters trilogy are already written.  I am currently writing a fourth book set in this universe.

I want to be able to share the trials and tribulations of Jon and Luc with you.  I want you to be able to journey alongside them as they stumble, as they fall, and as they put the pieces of their lives back together again, finding love along the way. 

I can only take you on that journey if you help me bring their words into the palm of your hand by funding this Kickstarter.  Even a $5 pledge — the cost of a Starbucks latte or cappuccino —  will make a difference.

Thank you.

P.S. You can find me on Twitter @jaimist0; Facebook jaimist0; and Patreon JaimiStoryTeller

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    To say THANK YOU for your support, you’ll get your name on the Thank You Page, your email added to the Converging Lives digital newsletter, various Unexpected Meeting snippets and previews available only to backers, and a personalized digital Thank You card!

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    ☆ Special Edition & Extras

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    Paperback copies of Unexpected Meeting Special Edition and Tales of Identity with signed bookplates, along with a collection of bookmarks, stickers, magnets, and a poster too!

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    ★ Special Edition & Extras

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    ☆ Jaimi’s Book Club

    Paperback copies of Unexpected Meeting Special Edition and Tales of Identity with signed bookplates, along with a collection of bookmarks, stickers, magnets, and a poster too!

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    • Unexpected Meeting SE (Paperback)
    • Unexpected Meeting (Digital)
    • Tales of Identity (Paperback)
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    ★ Special Edition & Extras & Tote Bag

    ✔ SPECIAL DEAL!
    A paperback copy of Unexpected Meeting Special Edition with a signed bookplate, along with a collection of bookmarks, stickers, magnets, and a poster. Plus a static cling too!

    You also get a handy, dandy tote bag!

    Hurry, this offer won’t last long!

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    • Unexpected Meeting (Digital)
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    ☆ Special Edition & Extras & Tote Bag

    A paperback copy of Unexpected Meeting Special Edition with a signed bookplate, along with a collection of bookmarks, stickers, magnets, and a poster. Plus a static cling too!

    You also get a handy, dandy tote bag!

    Includes:
    • Unexpected Meeting SE (Paperback)
    • Unexpected Meeting (Digital)
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    • Assorted bookmarks, stickers, & magnets
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    ★ Special Edition & Extras & T-shirt

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    A paperback copy of Unexpected Meeting Special Edition with a signed bookplate, along with a collection of bookmarks, stickers, magnets, and a poster. Plus a static cling too!

    You also get a cute t-shirt!

    Includes:
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    ★ Jaimi’s Book Club

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    A paperback copy of Unexpected Meeting Special Edition with a signed bookplate, along with a collection of bookmarks, stickers, magnets, and a poster. Plus a static cling too!

    You also get a comfy sweatshirt!

    Includes:
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    • Unexpected Meeting (Paperback)
    • Unexpected Meeting (Digital)
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    • Tales of Identity (Digital)
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