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Women writers are not getting published—or paid—at nearly the same rate as men. We’re going to change that this year.
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    GIRL POWER - Help fund women writers! Get a one-month subscription to Shebooks, access to all of our short journalism, memoir, and fiction—and a BIG THANKS shout-out on our website.

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    AVID READER - A one-month subscription for you—and two of your BBFs (Best Book Friends), plus a BIG THANKS on our site. Share the literary love! PS: You'll want someone to talk to about all our great stories.

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    AUTHOR, AUTHOR! - One of our editors will review YOUR original manuscript, up to 3000 words. We're going to publish a Shebooks anthology on Girl Power—and if we like your piece, we'll include it. Everyone who pledges at this level gets a one-month subscription, a BIG THANKS on our site, and a copy of our e-book anthology when published. This is not a contest, and no one will be compensated. It's all for the glory, baby.

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    EQUAL WRITES ACTIVIST - Get a one-month subscription to Shebooks for you and two friends, plus an "EQUAL WRITES" T-shirt designed by illustrator Wendy MacNaughton, in black or Shebooks pink. It's a soft, high-quality, scoop-neck, long-sleeve T in any size. (XS-XXL-Plus) And, of course, a BIG THANKS on our site.

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    MEMOIRIST - A one-month subscription to Shebooks, an "EQUAL WRITES" T-shirt, and a limited-edition print copy of our best-selling memoirs—with a special thanks to you in the forward of the book and a BIG THANKS on our site.

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    LITERATURE JUNKIE - Never worry about not having a great read anywhere, anytime for an entire year! Get a 12-month subscription to Shebooks, plus our "EQUAL WRITES" T-shirt and BIG THANKS on our site.

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    THE DOROTHY PARKER - You and a friend get to hang out and drink sparkling water (or whatever), and share witty banter with two or three local authors—in Seattle, Bay Area, Portland, Baltimore, or NYC only. Plus a BIG THANKS on our site.

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    BOOK GROUP GROUPIE - Have questions you'd like to ask an author? Choose a Shebooks author to Skype with your book group—and get 6 one-month subscriptions to Shebooks for you and 5 others, plus a BIG THANKS on our site.

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    MUCKRAKER - Be a patron of a memoir or journalism piece. Review the story pitches and choose your favorite to fund and publish. We'll print a special thanks to you in the book. Plus, a one-month subscription, our "EQUAL WRITES" T-shirt, and a VIP THANKS shout-out on our site.

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    GUEST STAR - One of our Shebooks authors will visit your book group (NY, Portland, or Bay Area only), answer questions, and make you feel like a book-group star. Each member (up to six) gets a one-year subscription to Shebooks. You get a VIP THANKS on our site.

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    PROTAGONIST - See your name in lights—or at least on a backlit screen! One of our Shebooks authors will name a leading character after you or someone you love in a piece of fiction to be published by Shebooks. (We’d do memoir, but we’d have to get to know you a lot better). Plus a one-month subscription, a T-shirt, and VIP THANKS on our site.

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    ASPIRING WRITER - Writing your own manuscript? We'll help you make it shine! One of our brilliant Shebooks editors will read your manuscript (up to 25 pgs.), give you notes and a half-hour telephone critique. Also, get a BIG THANKS on our site.

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    WRITING FIESTA - Come to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico for Editorial Director Laura Fraser’s Mexican Writing Fiesta. You will stay in an over-the-top luxurious Mexican villa, with a daily morning writing workshop, three-course Mexican lunches, and afternoons off for shopping, hot springs, dreaming—or writing. Lodging and workshop; airfare not included. Plus our T-shirt to wear around Mexico and VIP THANKS on our site.

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