Janaina, a novel

Janaína is a magical-realism thriller set in Harlem, Brazil and ancient Dahomey. 236 pages written - and need your help to get it published!
Writing
$17,000USD
raised of $11,000 goal
155%
0 time left
This campaign started on Jun 19 and closed on July 26, 2013 (11:59pm PT).
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  • $5USD
    Friend

    (Amigo/a) A shout-out and honorable mention on my website, plus access to project updates. Pledging even $5 really does help - and every $5 pledge boosts our number of backers as much as a pledge of $500 or $5,000!!! Boosting backer numbers will give my project greater traction on IndieGogo’s homepage to attract even more donors.

    Estimated delivery: August 2013

    11 claimed

  • $25USD
    Dreamer

    (Sonhador/a) Everything above + be the first to receive a signed copy of the Janaína manuscript as soon as it’s available.

    Estimated delivery: July 2014

    56 claimed

  • $75USD
    Believer (Zelador/a)

    Everything above + a poster of the book’s cover art.

    Estimated delivery: July 2014

    9 claimed

  • $125USD
    Dream Keeper

    (Guardião de Sohnos) Everything above + a copy of WaterDrum, a collection of motivational notes, inspiring poems and inter-faith prayers written by me. (amount over $10 is tax-deductible)

    Estimated delivery: July 2014

    15 out of 75 claimed

  • $250USD
    Visionary

    (Visionário/a) Everything above + I personally design a “God-Box” for you. Made with love, the boxes are a symbolic place to hold your dreams, prayers and/or positive affirmations. (amount over $30 is tax-deductible)

    Estimated delivery: July 2014

    7 out of 50 claimed

  • $500USD
    Way-Maker

    (Abrindor/a dos-Caminhos) Everything above + a special mention in the acknowledgements section of the published book, a limited edition hardcover book and two invitations to a VIP book-launch luncheon in New York City. (amount over $67 is tax-deductible)

    Estimated delivery: July 2014

    1 out of 25 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    Cultural Guardian

    (Guardião Cultural) Everything above + I'll interview you and write at a 3-page “legacy story” or a praise poem about you, a family member, friend, ancestor, an organization/company that you care about. The text would highlight an inspiring act or an accomplishment that you want to preserve and share with others for generations to come. I’ll also personally design a tour agenda for you (for trips to Salvador da Bahia, Rio or São Paulo). (amount over $67 is tax-deductible)

    Estimated delivery: July 2014

    1 out of 15 claimed

  • $2,500USD
    Vision Partner

    (Parçeira de Visão) Everything above + I will do a personal reading from Janaína for you and the audience of your choice at a mutually agreed upon U.S.-based venue. The reading will be accompanied by a round-table discussion on themes from the book and may include invited subject experts from Brazil (via Skype). *Any travel beyond the U.S. Northeast corridor would be supplied by host. (amount over $67 is tax-deductible)

    Estimated delivery: July 2014

    0 out of 8 claimed

  • $5,000USD
    Angel

    Wow, you’re opening doors and transforming my life. Your funds will help me to jump-start my writing career!!! (Anjo) Everything above AND I’ll base a character in the book on someone you want to honor/memorialize. This character may appear in a scene to guide one of the twins on their journey! (amount over $67 is tax-deductible)

    Estimated delivery: July 2014

    1 out of 3 claimed

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