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From Hollywood to Santa Cruz to Tahoe, Strange California brings to life tales inspired by the complex mythologies of California.
From Hollywood to Santa Cruz to Tahoe, Strange California brings to life tales inspired by the complex mythologies of California.
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    Angel's Camp

    Like any small town, every contribution makes a difference. We couldn’t do it without you. You’ll receive access to all backer updates, and gain access to the pre-orders and add-ons after the Kickstarter closes.

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    Oakland

    The frontier between the Old Bay and the creeping borders of Silicon Valley, Oakland’s vibrant culture and immigrant communities help make the Bay Area what it is. Backers at this level will receive access to the backer updates and the ebook, and gain access to the pre-orders and add-ons after the Kickstarter closes.

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    Sacramento

    The heartland of California, Sacramento is an artery essential to its riches flowing inward to the rest of the country. At this level, you’ll receive the goods: the physical book and the ebook.

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    San Jose

    San Jose has a bit of everything, and is always on the lookout for the next best thing. Backers will receive the ebook, the physical book, one digital print, and all achieved stretch goals.

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    Half Moon Bay

    Beautiful and remote, Half Moon Bay is a favorite of adventurers of all sorts. Backers at this level will receive a fully-digital package of the ebook, a certificate for 2oz of Tea Noir's California Blend, and five digital art prints, perfect for loading up to head offline for a weekend, or for gifting.

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    Tahoe

    That giant gem of the high Sierras, Tahoe’s beauty is unforgettable. Backers at this level receive the ebook and the print book, 1/2 oz of Tea Noir's custom California Blend, plus five digital art prints.

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    Anaheim

    Theme parks, comic cons and sports teams, Anaheim is all about a good time. At this level, we're giving you double the goods--two ebooks, two physical books, two 1/2oz packages of tea, and a personalized gift note to the person of your choice.

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    San Francisco

    Perhaps California’s most famous city, San Francisco blends the old and new, the beautiful and the commercial, the wealthiest and the poorest. The backers at this level will receive a mix of rewards: the ebook, the physical book, the digital artwork, 1 oz of Tea Noir's custom California Blend, and a digital copy of the Sketchbook.

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    Palo Alto

    The heart of Silicon Valley, and where many of its most transformative ideas are born, Palo Alto is one of the most exclusive, driven cities in America. Backers at this level will receive backer updates, the ebook and the book, and the critique of one short story or query letter (up to 6000 words for the story, 2000 for the query) from one of the authors or editors.

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    Hollywood--Rodeo Dr.

    Armel Dagorn Tuckerization!

    There’s no business like show business, and the heart of show business is Hollywood. Backers at this level will be given the choice to have their name or a name of their choosing included in Armel Dagorn's story, as well as receive the ebook, a physical copy of the book, 1oz of Tea Noir's custom California tea blend, and the digital art prints. (Editorial discretion will be applied.)

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    Hollywood--Melrose Ave.

    Natania Barron Tuckerization!

    There’s no business like show business, and the heart of show business is Hollywood. Backers at this level will be given the choice to have their name or a name of their choosing included in Natania Barron's story, as well as receive the ebook, a physical copy of the book, 1oz of Tea Noir's custom California tea blend, and the digital art prints. (Editorial discretion will be applied.)

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    Hollywood--Sunset Blvd.

    Nick Mamatas Tuckerization!

    There’s no business like show business, and the heart of show business is Hollywood. Backers at this level will be given the choice to have their name or a name of their choosing included in Nick Mamatas' story, as well as receive the ebook, a physical copy of the book, 1oz of Tea Noir's custom California tea blend, and the digital art prints. (Editorial discretion will be applied.)

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    Hollywood--La Brea Ave.

    Christie Yant Tuckerization!

    There’s no business like show business, and the heart of show business is Hollywood. Backers at this level will be given the choice to have their name or a name of their choosing included in one of the anthology’s stories, as well as receive the ebook, a physical copy of the book, and the digital art prints. (Editorial discretion will be applied.)

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    San Diego

    Half military town, half surfer-haven, San Diego is graced with mild weather and a vibrant culture. Backers at this level will receive all of the rewards: the backer updates, the ebook and physical book, the digital art prints, three physical prints, 1oz of Tea Noir's custom California tea blend, and a hand-bound copy of the Sketchbook. The physical book and the Sketchbook will be personalized and signed by the editors, and will have a bookplate signed by the contributors.

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    Los Angeles

    The City of Angels, Los Angeles’ sprawling arms encircle most of Southern California’s urbanization, in all its extremes. The backers at this level will receive all of the rewards: the backer updates, the ebook and physical book, the digital art prints, three physical prints, the hand-bound Sketchbook, 2oz of Tea Noir's custom California tea blend, and a custom short story written by J. Daniel Batt OR Jaym Gates, set in the city of your choice and featuring up to three characters of your choice. Two copies of this story will be produced as hand-bound booklets and personalized to you or the person of your choice. (Editorial discretion will be applied. Details will be worked out with the backers when the Kickstarter closes.)

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    Hollywood--Van Ness Ave.

    Tim Pratt Tuckerization!

    There’s no business like show business, and the heart of show business is Hollywood. Backers at this level will be given the choice to have their name or a name of their choosing included in Tim Pratt's story, as well as receive the ebook, a physical copy of the book, 1oz of Tea Noir's custom California tea blend, and the digital art prints. (Editorial discretion will be applied.)

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