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By Gabriel Beyers
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About this project

I have two books I would like to self publish: a collection of short stories titled Contemplations of Dinner and a paranormal thriller novel titled Predatory Animals.

Contemplations of Dinner is a collection of my own short stories, some that have appeared in various publications, others that are exclusive to this book.  Predatory Animals is about a man named Casper Brown who, after reluctantly agreeing to adopt three stray dogs, begins to suspect his family's new pets are responsible for the strange disappearances about town.  His situation worsens when he stumbles across a dark secret held by the town's most beloved family--something they will kill to keep hidden.  But all of this pales when compared to the true evil breeding in the forest outside of town.

I would like to raise $3,500 to help cover the costs of editing and proofreading, formatting (digital and print) and cover art for both books.  This money will also go toward producing a hardcover edition of Predatory Animals and various other rewards.

Predatory Animals is complete and ready for the next phase of editing.  I am finishing up the last few short stories for Contemplations of Dinner.  It will be ready for the next phase by the beginning of December.

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    A pledge of $5 or more will earn you an advance digital copy of Predatory Animal and my sincerest thanks.

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    A pledge of $10 or more will earn you the above mentioned, an advanced digital copy of Contemplations of Dinner, your name in the acknowledgements of Predatory Animals and a signed bookmark.

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    A pledge of $25 or more will earn you the above mentioned, a digital copy of Guarding the Healer by Gabriel Beyers and a signed 11"x17" poster of Predatory Animals cover art.

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    A pledge of $50 or more will earn you the above mentioned, plus a signed printout of the first draft (before any editorial changes or rewrites) of Predatory Animals chapter 1 complete with a handwritten thank you note.

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    A pledge of $100 or more will earn you the above mentioned, a hardcover of Predatory Animals shipped directly to your door and I will add your name to the book's dedications.

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    A pledge of $250 or more will earn you the above mentioned plus will gain you the right to name a character after yourself or another of your choosing (it is the up to the author's discretion in which story the name is placed and may reject any name that he feels is inappropriate).

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    A pledge of $500 will earn you the above mentioned plus I will send you a copy of my 7th grade school picture in which I don the worst haircut known to man.

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