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A Professional Magazine of Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature
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    COOL IDEA! You get our deep thanks, an eBook copy (MOBI, PDF, EPUB) of our first issue of Year Two (issue 7), and your name listed in issue 7, PLUS a copy of Year One’s issue 2.

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    GIVE IT A GO. You get an eBook copy (MOBI, PDF, EPUB) of issues 7 and 8, with your name listed in issue 7, PLUS a copy of Year One’s issues 2 & 5, and our deep thanks!

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    SUBSCRIBER: Electronic subscription to Uncanny Year Two in the eBook format of your choice (MOBI, PDF, EPUB); your name listed in issue 7; PLUS copies of Year One’s issues 2, 4, and 5, and our deep thanks.

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    SUSTAINER: Exclusive access to A Very Special Verity! Multifandom Podcast Mashup episode recorded just for our backers featuring Special Guest Appearances from members of the Radio Free Skaro and Down & Safe podcasts! Postcard of cover art from Galen Dara, Julie Dillon, or Katy Shuttleworth (you'll get to select later). Uncanny logo sticker. Electronic subscription to Uncanny Year Two in the format of your choice (MOBI, PDF, EPUB); PLUS copies of all of Uncanny Magazine’s Year One issues, your name listed in issue 7, and our deep thanks.

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    SHINIES. 1 pair beaded earrings handmade by Rachel Swirsky. Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level.

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    SHINY ART. Original art by M. Sereno. Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level.

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    PICK A BRAIN! LIVE! Google Hangout or Skype with Lynne or Michael, PLUS one of the following authors: Carmen Maria Machado, Mark Oshiro, Mary Robinette Kowal, Amal El-Mohtar, or Michi Trota (We'll contact you to select your author. First come, first choice.) Discuss whatever you like with editors and writers! Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level.

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    PICK A BRAIN: Alyssa Wong or Tansy Rayner Roberts or Michi Trota will blog about a topic chosen by you. Alyssa, Michi, and Tansy are also willing to review a movie/television show/book of your choice. (We'll contact you to select your blogger and topic. First come, first choice.) Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level.

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    GROUP WRITING Q&A LIVE: Rachel Swirsky and Lynne or Michael Thomas will do a live Q&A with up to 5 backers over Skype or Google Hangout. Ask us your burning questions about writing & publishing! Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level.

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    SWIRSKY STORY FOR YOU: Personalized, autographed rare short story manuscript, embellished with sarcastic doodles, from Nebula Award-winning author Rachel Swirsky. Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level.

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    UNCANNY LIKES BIG BOOKS: Fancy AUTOGRAPHED books! Choose from Gumption: Relighting the Torch of Freedom with America's Gutsiest Troublemakers by Nick Offerman (hardcover); Beautifully Unique Sparkleponies: On Myths, Morons, Free Speech, Football, and Assorted Absurdities by Chris Kluwe (hardcover); The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu (hardcover signed by Cixin Liu & translator Ken Liu); The Grace of Kings by Ken Liu (hardcover); Harrison Squared by Daryl Gregory (hardcover); Karen Memory by Elizabeth Bear (hardcover- 2 copies available); Obsidian & Blood by Aliette de Bodard (trade paperback); Sly Mongoose by Tobias S. Buckell (trade paperback); The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison (paperback); and The Republic of Thieves by Scott Lynch (paperback- 2 copies available). Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level. (We'll contact you to select your book. First come, first choice.)

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    DANCE PODCASTER DANCE. Podcasters from Verity!, Radio Free Skaro, and Down & Safe are doing an exclusive podcast. Support at this level has YOU setting the topics (need not be Doctor Who). This podcast will not be released publicly on the Uncanny site for at least 6 months, if at all. Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level, and prints of Year Two art from Julie Dillon, Galen Dara, and Katy Shuttleworth.

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    PICK A BRAIN, LIVE! PODCAST EDITION. Google Hangout or Skype with Lynne & Michael, and Erika Ensign & Steven Schapansky. Ask us your burning questions about podcasting! Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level.

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    PICK A SKEPTIC BRAIN. Stephanie Zvan of Freethought Blogs (Absolute Diamonds) will blog about a topic chosen by you. Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level.

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    UNCANNY LIKES BIG BOOKS II: Fancy AUTOGRAPHED book from Mary Robinette Kowal! Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level.

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    TORTURE A SKEPTIC Do you love to hate ghost/monster hunter or UFO shows? Choose your best-worst episode of paranormal TV and have skeptics Dr. Rubidium, Jason Thibeault, or Stephanie Zvan rally the Mock the Movie crew to watch and live-tweet the pain. (We'll contact you to select the episode and skeptic. First come, first choice.) Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level.

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    ART CRAWL. Signed prints of Year Two cover art from Galen Dara, Julie Dillon, and Katy Shuttleworth. Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level.

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    MANUSCRIPT CRITIQUES by one of the following: Max Gladstone (up to 5000 words); Isabel Yap (up to 7500 words, 2 critiques available); Mark Oshiro (short story up to 7500 words); Lynne M. Thomas (up to 7500 words, 2 critiques available); Michael Damian Thomas (up to 7500 words, 2 critiques available). Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level. (We'll contact you to select your critiquer. First come, first choice.)

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    SUPER ART CRAWL. One of last year’s cover art prints (first come, first choice), signed by several Year One contributors in addition to the artists. PLUS Signed prints of Year Two cover art from Galen Dara, Julie Dillon, and Katy Shuttleworth. Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level.

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    YOU ARE... THE DOCTOR! A GIGANTIC Tom Baker Fourth Doctor scarf knitted by witty little knitter Amanda Taylor. Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level.

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    DINNER WITH AN AUTHOR. (You need to get to the convention; we will buy you dinner.) Choose from Rachel Swirsky, Max Gladstone, or Mark Oshiro with Lynne and Michael Thomas if they’re at the same event as that author and backer. Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level. (We'll contact you to select your dinner partner later, based on scheduling and which pro will be at a given convention. First come, first choice.)

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    YOU BECOME THE STORY. Mary Robinette Kowal or Aliette de Bodard will tuckerize (name a character after you) in a future story or novel. Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level. First come, first choice. (Note, Aliette will possibly change your name a little to fit the likely Vietnamese culture of her story.)

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    MARK READS STUFF. Mark Oshiro will read a work of classic, terrible, public domain sci-fi and post a video. You get to tell him what to read. Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level, and prints of Year Two art by Julie Dillon, Galen Dara, and Katy Shuttleworth.

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    WORKSHOP WITH MARY ROBINETTE KOWAL. Guaranteed slot in Mary's intensive short story online workshop. These classes usually sell out in less than a minute. Seriously. Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level. Preview link to a sample workshop: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/short-story-intensive-august-2014-tickets-11283265551

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    MARY PERFORMS STUFF... WITH PUPPETS! Mary Robinette Kowal will perform a work of classic, terrible, public domain sci-fi with puppets and post a video. You will help her decide what to perform. Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level, and prints of Year Two art by Julie Dillon, Galen Dara, and Katy Shuttleworth.

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    SHOP FOR SHOES WITH MARY ROBINETTE KOWAL, LYNNE M. THOMAS, and MICHI TROTA. Take a fancy shoe shopping trip in Chicago with Mary and the Uncanny editors advising you (you are responsible for purchasing stuff if you like it). This also includes a meal with Mary and the Uncanny editors. Travel to Chicago and lodgings NOT INCLUDED. If you follow Mary and have seen the results of her taking people to a certain nifty Canadian shoe brand store, you know this is going to be an epic shopping experience. Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level and larger prints of art from Katy Shuttleworth, Julie Dillon, and Galen Dara.

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    YOU PROMPT THE STORY. You get to work with Seanan McGuire to pick the subject for her Uncanny Magazine story. No pre-existing universes. She will write the story as she likes, but if you've always wondered what a Seanan story about frogs, or recycling, or the end of all time and space would look like, this is the reward for you. Includes everything from the Sustainer Level,and prints of Year Two art from Julie Dillon, Galen Dara, and Katy Shuttleworth.

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    NAME OUR SPACE UNICORN! Our awesome unicorn was designed by Katy Shuttleworth, but it needs a name! Work with the staff to come up with the perfect name. Also includes dinner with the Uncanny editors (and any willing authors who can join us) at a convention. Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level, and prints of Year Two art from Julie Dillon, Galen Dara, and Katy Shuttleworth.

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    POCONOS RETREAT- UNCANNY CABIN 2: THE REVENGENING Support at this level gets you a writer/editor retreat in the Poconos (big screen TV, wifi, & cable included), with Lynne M. Thomas, Deborah Stanish, and possibly additional area writers (Fran Wilde, Sarah Pinsker, A.C. Wise, Michael R. Underwood) based on availability. You are responsible for getting to Philadelphia, but we will cover transportation to the cottage, housing, and food for the weekend. Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level, and prints of art by Julie Dillon, Galen Dara, and Katy Shuttleworth.

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