CROWDFUNDING UPDATE 28: A POWER-PACKED LINEUP

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CROWDFUNDING UPDATE 28: A POWER-PACKED LINEUP I’m busting at the seems to keep some things secret until my April 8 book launch, but below is a glimpse of what has happened recently. Thanks to you, and 147 others who donated to my crowdfunding campaign, I’ve been able to get quite a bit done recently. Here’s...

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Interview with Stephen Krashen – Author of The Power of Reading: Insights from the Research

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Focus of Interview: Poverty and the impact that has on struggling readers Main Questions: I understand that you have some news, a major breakthrough and can you give us a little idea on what’s going on? let’s talk about poverty and the impact that has on struggling readers. So what… mostly teachers are listening to...

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FINAL UPDATE #25 – LET’S STAY CONNECTED

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My Crowdfunding campaign has been an unbelievable experience! Thanks to 148 Backers, we collected a total of $9,187. I’m extremely appreciative and promise to kick butt and use these funds wisely. The impact in my campaign will be evident in my huge BOOK LAUNCH this spring – probably during National Library Month in April. That...

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UPDATE 24 – $9,000 STRETCH GOAL

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CROWDFUNDING UPDATE 24: $9,000 STRETCH GOAL A few weeks ago I never imagined we had a chance to meet my original goal of $9,000 & here we are – within range! If we make it, I will be able to send my book to an ADDITIONAL 750 popular and influential media outlets across the globe...

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CROWDFUNDING UPDATE 22 – LAST PUSH!

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CROWDFUNDING UPDATE 22 – LAST PUSH! I waved signs for the last 2 years to help save our schools so I figured why not wave signs for my book! With only hours left, the higher above $5,000 = a more effective marketing plan. PLEASE DONATE NOW! http://kck.st/HT7H64

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CROWDFUNDING UPDATE #20 – BOOK LAUNCH PLAN

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CROWDFUNDING UPDATE #20 – BOOK LAUNCH PLAN With less than 62 HOURS left in my campaign, I am happy to announce that we have a great marketing plan to launch my book this spring, assuming my Kickstarter campaign succeeds. With the help of my soon-to-be book coach, Marcia Reece, we outlined a “BEST SELLER” campaign...

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CROWDFUNDING UPDATE #19 – FAMOUS AUTHORS The bulk of my bo

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CROWDFUNDING UPDATE #19 – FAMOUS AUTHORS The bulk of my book consists of practical & creative ways to get boys reading, but sprinkled here & there are highlights from interviews I’ve done with famous authors such as Jim Trelease, Michael Gurian (writing the forward), Cris Tovani, Jeff Wilhelm, Todd Parr, Mark Ludy, and a bunch...

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CROWDFUNDING UPDATE #18 – COOL NEWS: INTEREST FROM A PUBLISHER

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CROWDFUNDING UPDATE #18 – COOL NEWS: INTEREST FROM A PUBLISHER Thanks to Twitter, I was just contacted by a fairly large book publisher who’s been around for 30+ years. The editor said, “I saw your project and am very interested to learn more. Would you be interested in talking with me about the potential of...

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CROWDFUNDING UPDATE #17 – WE PASSED THE $2,000 MARK!

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CROWDFUNDING UPDATE #17 – WE PASSED THE $2,000 MARK! GREAT NEWS!! I’m happy to announce we collected $2,000 in donations! A huge thank you goes out to all 35 Backers, especially author Sharon Lester for buying Banner Ad Spot #1 for her book, The Boy Who Wouldn’t Sit Still. There are 8 days left to...

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CROWDFUNDING UPDATE #16 – NEW REWARD: $150 SCHOOL 10-PACK

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CROWDFUNDING UPDATE #16 – NEW REWARD: $150 SCHOOL 10-PACK You have the ability to influence an entire school with this donation. You’ll get 10 copies of my book, GETTING BOYS TO READ. You can give copies to the school library or hand them out to teachers and parents. You’ll save $50 with this 10-pack. –...

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