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Seeking funding for an Uncanny Magazine special double issue: Disabled People Destroy Science Fiction and Uncanny Magazine Year Four
Seeking funding for an Uncanny Magazine special double issue: Disabled People Destroy Science Fiction and Uncanny Magazine Year Four
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    DESTROY SF!

    You get our deep thanks, an eBook copy (MOBI, PDF, EPUB) of the Disabled People Destroy SF special issue, and one back issue of Uncanny of your choice.

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    Give it a go

    You get an eBook copy (MOBI, PDF, EPUB) of issues 19 and the special Destroy issue, with your name listed in issue 19, plus our deep thanks.

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    SUBSCRIBER

    Electronic subscription to Uncanny Year Four (includes the Destroy Issue) in the eBook format of your choice (MOBI, PDF, EPUB); your name listed in issue 19; and our deep thanks.

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    GIMME the book. Nothing but the book.

    A print copy of Disabled People Destroy Science Fiction. Add $35 per additional copy of you want more than one. We will also give you access to the to ebook version.

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    DESTROYER AND SUSTAINER

    DESTROYER AND SUSTAINER. Exclusive access to A Very Special Uncanny Multifandom Podcast Mashup episode recorded just for our backers featuring members of the Verity!, Radio Free Skaro, and Down & Safe podcasts! Plus a postcard of Year Four cover art (you'll get to select one of three artists on the survey); Electronic subscription to Uncanny Year Four in the format of your choice (MOBI, PDF, EPUB); your name listed in issue 19, and our deep thanks. If we reach the requisite goal ($45,000), you will receive a print copy of Disabled People Destroy Science Fiction.

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    SUPER DESTROYER SUSTAINER

    Everything from the $50 level, PLUS access to ALL three years of our back issues.

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    UNCANNY LIKES BIG BOOKS

    Fancy AUTOGRAPHED books! Choose ONE book from the list! (First come, first choice by backer number) (25 available)
    Borne by Jeff Vandermeer (1HC, 3 ARCS); Heroine Complex by Sarah Kuhn; The Last Dreamkeeper by Amber Benson; Bitch Planet vol 2 by Kelly Sue DeConnick; Pretty Deadly vol 2 by Kelly Sue DeConnick; All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders (2 copies, TPB); Silver on the Road by Laura Anne Gilman (HC); Updraft by Fran Wilde (TPB); Cloudbound by Fran Wilde (HC); Arabella of Mars by David D. Levine (HC). Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire; Briar Rose by Jane Yolen (TPB); All Clear by Connie Willis (TPB); The Starlit Wood (ed. Navah Wolfe & Dominik Parisien: multiple autographs). An Apprentice to Elves by Sarah Monette and Elizabeth Bear (ARCS, 3 copies); A Companion to Wolves by Sarah Monette and Elizabeth Bear (4 copies)
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    PICK-A-BRAIN LIVE

    Live Q&A on Skype or Google Hangout scheduled with one or both of the Thomases AND one of the following, first come, first serve: Elsa Sjunneson-Henry, Eisner-winner Caitlin Rosberg (comics portfolio review),
    Michi Trota, Steven Schapansky & Erika Ensign (Podcasting!)

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    Robert Cargill Screenwriting Skype

    Half-hour Skype session on writing/screenwriting with C. Robert Cargill (Marvel’s Doctor Strange, Sinister I & II).

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    Uncanny Likes Big Books II

    Fancy AUTOGRAPHED books! Choose ONE book from the list! (First come, first choice by backer number) Ilana C. Myer (Last Song Before Night), Lynne M. Thomas & Michael Damian Thomas (Chicks Dig Time Lords, Chicks Dig Comics, Glitter & Mayhem, Queers Dig Time Lords) Also includes everything at the $50 level.

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    BESPOKE SPACE UNICORN ART OF YOU

    Liz Argall will provide an original drawing of you as a Space Unicorn.

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    ART PARTY!

    Signed prints of Year Four cover art from three of our artists.

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    SENSITIVITY READ

    Sensitivity read for writers! Elsa Sjunneson- Henry, Ada Hoffman, and S. Qiouyi Lu will read your manuscript and provide specific disability-related feedback. (We will match you up, first come, first choice).

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    SHORT MANUSCRIPT CRITIQUES

    Thorough critique of your manuscript! First come, first choice, from one of the following folks: Kat Howard (up to 5K words); John Chu (up to 7.5K words); Caroline M. Yoachim (up to 5K words); A.C. Wise (up to 8K words); Ada Hoffman (up to 7500 words, x3); Chloe N. Clark (flash, short, poem: up to 30 pages of prose or 10 pages of poetry, x3); Lynne M. Thomas (up to 10K words, x3); Dominik Parisien (up to 5k words); Michi Trota (up to 2K words nonfiction, x5); Mimi Mondal (up to 2K words nonfiction, x5)

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    Short Manuscript Critique II

    Thorough critique of your manuscript! Bogi Takács (up to 5k words, x2, poetry also welcome)

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    BESPOKE FICTION

    Rose Lemberg will provide a bespoke 1000 word Birdverse story, written expressly for you.

    Or Judith Tarr will provide a bespoke 1000-1500 word story for you.
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    Dinner with a creator

    Dinner with a creator of your choice, likely at a convention. First come, first choice. You must get to the convention, but we will buy you dinner. Naomi Novik (New York Comic Con only); Mimi Mondal ; Michi Trota; Lynne M. Thomas ; Michael Damian Thomas
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    NOVEL LENGTH MANUSCRIPT CRITIQUE

    Mark Oshiro will critique a novel (up to 100K words).

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    YOU ARE IN THE STORY

    An Uncanny author will tuckerize you, adding the name of your choice to one of their stories. Hiromi Goto (warning: characters may not be NICE) and William Alexander (in his Destroy story!) are ready to put you in their stories!

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    Original Cover Art

    You will receive the original cover art for the Disabled People Destroy Science Fiction special issue, created by Likhain.

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    UNCANNYCON!

    The backer at this level will be one of the Guests of Honor (with other science fiction & fantasy professionals to be determined) at the inaugural UNCANNYCON, a single-day convention event to be held in Champaign-Urbana, IL at a date to be determined (assuming somebody backs at this level). Accommodations provided.

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