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Catch and Release

A project in Austin, TX by Michelle Gardella

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A collection of essays by Michelle Gardella.
Backers: 232
Average Pledge Per Backer: $99

Funded: $22,907 of $10,000
Dates: Dec 12th -> Jan 1st (20 days)
Project By: Michelle Gardella
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December 29th - via:
His breath smelled like coffee and his glasses were hopelessly smudged. His office was bare with only a table, two chairs and a single framed baseball team poster watching over us. I was there to ask about my young son getting financial aid to the... (Read More)

Stretch Goal - Eeeeek!

December 27th - via:
OK. Deep breaths. There are only 4 days left!  I'm SO excited, though! I have a SUPER exciting announcement.  If we make it to $20,000 every single backer will receive a one-of-a-kind, handmade present from me!  I thought and thought and thought... (Read More)

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December 23rd - via:
“The very least you can do in your life is figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Not admire it from a distance but live right in it, under its roof.” ― Barbara Kingsolver  WE DID IT!  I am SO excited... (Read More)

A Surprise!

December 23rd - via:
8 Days To Go! You guys! Our original goal was met in less than 10 hours thanks to YOU! This book is going to happen! So why am I sending this email? Because there are only 8 days left to order your limited-edition, signed copy for only $30! I'm also... (Read More)

New Rewards

December 13th - via:
Hi! Me again! Many of you asked how to get multiple books to give as gifts or tuck away for safekeeping so I've added 2 new reward tiers: 3 Book Bundle for $90 *NEW* 5 Book Bundle for $150 *NEW* 5 Books in the My Favorite Things Bundle for $500  If... (Read More)

Day 1 - Cont.

December 13th - via:
// W E   D I D   I TI have written and deleted this 42 (thousand) times.  It's been just under 24 hours and YOU made this book a reality.  Catch and Release is happening! We did it!  The super fun thing about the way this Kickstarter is set up... (Read More)

Day 1

December 12th - via:
You guysssssssss!  Oh my GOSH! We are 75% funded and the sun hasn't yet set on Day 1!  IS THIS REAL LIFE?  Right after I clicked the "launch" button I gathered my pottery supplies and drove to the local studio where I take ceramics classes. I was... (Read More)

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