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The collected reminiscences of Helena Hann-Basquiat, a self-proclaimed dilettante who will try anything just to say that she has.
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    Pledge CA$ 1 or more About US$ 1

    THE BEST MEDICINE: For pledging $1, you’ll get both Helena’s heartfelt thanks and a digital copy of the Jessica B. Bell short story The Best Medicine. (Jessica B. Bell is a pen name that Helena uses when writing horror fiction). (EPUB, LIT, and MOBI formats)

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    THREE CIGARETTES: For contributing $2, you’ll get the previous reward, plus a digital copy of the Jessica B. Bell short story Three Cigarettes. (EPUB, LIT, and MOBI formats)

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    Pledge CA$ 5 or more About US$ 4

    THE E-BOOKS: Want to pledge a fiver? We’ll give you a digital copy of Memoirs of a Dilettante Volume One, as well as digital versions of both of the short stories from the previous tiers. (EPUB, LIT, and MOBI formats)

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    Pledge CA$ 10 or more About US$ 8

    THE E-BOOKS + POSTCARDS: For a $10 pledge you can get every reward we've listed above, plus we'll mail you two postcards featuring exquisite portraits of Helena and her niece, the Countess Penelope of Arcade (aka Penny) as designed by legendary fashion artist Ros Webb. Better yet, Helena will personalize your postcards with a special message.

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    Pledge CA$ 16 or more About US$ 12

    THE PRINT EDITION: Just want the softcover of Helena's book? No problem. Pledging $16 will get it delivered right to your door, anywhere in the US or Canada.

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    A TOUCH OF PERSONALIZATION: For a $20 pledge, you'll get not only the print edition delivered to your door anywhere in the US or Canada, but Helena will also send the two personalized postcards designed by Ros Webb.

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    Pledge CA$ 21 or more About US$ 16

    THE PRINT EDITION (INTERNATIONAL): Want the softcover, but don't live in North America? We forgive you -- but the post office doesn't. This reward tier will cover the extra shipping cost to deliver the book anywhere on the planet.

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    Pledge CA$ 25 or more About US$ 19

    A TOUCH OF PERSONALIZATION (INTERNATIONAL): A softcover copy of Memoirs of a Dilettante, plus the two personalized postcards, sent directly to your door (no matter what country that door resides in).

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    Pledge CA$ 26 or more About US$ 20

    THE COMPLETE PERSONALIZED PACKAGE: A $25 pledge will get you all of the E-Books mentioned above (Dilettante + the Jessica B. Bell stories) as soon our Kickstarter completes AND a physical copy of Memoirs of a Dilettante delivered anywhere in the US or Canada when it’s ready. Better yet, Helena will personalize the book with a special message just for you! You'll also receive the two Ros Webb postcards, also personalized.

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    Pledge CA$ 35 or more About US$ 27

    THE COMPLETE PERSONALIZED PACKAGE (INTERNATIONAL): Exactly the same as the $25 reward, except with a $10 penalty for living outside of Canada and/or the US. Sorry folks – we don’t make up the shipping prices.

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    THE MUSE: Hey big spender, want to get something nifty for your pledge? Helena will write a short story on a topic of your choosing, either as herself or under her Jessica B. Bell persona. And you never know – if it turns out really great, it may even turn up in a future collection! (DISCLAIMER: While she’ll write anything you’d like, Helena will retain full ownership over the story, darlings.) Also includes the print and digital book rewards in the tiers above.

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