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I Hope It's A Puppy!

A project in Detroit, MI by Lindsay Achtman

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This unique story invites you to explore pregnancy through the eyes of a child! The entire family will be left laughing and guessing!
Backers: 195
Average Pledge Per Backer: $33

Funded: $6,468 of $6,250
Dates: Feb 12th -> Mar 14th (30 days)
Project By: Lindsay Achtman
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March 12th - via:
We did it!!!! As I watch the last 35 hours of the campaign tick by I can't help but smile. We did it!! We reached over 100% funded and my book, "I Hope It's A Puppy", will be going to print! This is truly a dream come true and I am overwhelmed with... (Read More)

I Hope It's A Puppy!

March 10th - via:
March is National Reading Month and to celebrate, Fox2 is highlighting local authors with book from different genres. That includes children's books, like "I Hope It's a Puppy!" written by Lindsay Achtman. The elementary school teacher from Waterford launched her book earlier this year with a Kickstarter campaign along with some creative products. People can still participate and earn different levels of rewards in turn for their support. (Read More)

We are SO CLOSE!!!!

March 7th - via:
Happy "Tag A Dream Maker Thursday"!! In celebration, please share our link with everyone you know. We are only 7% away from hitting our goal, but if we don't make it to 100% "I Hope It's A Puppy" remains a dream.... (Read More)

5 Stars!!

March 4th - via:
Hi Everyone! Happy Monday! We are in the FINAL WEEK of our campaign and I am so excited to share that "I Hope It's A Puppy" just received the "5-Star Review" award seal from Reader's Favorite! To celebrate, every book ordered through Kickstarter will... (Read More)


March 3rd - via:
Hi Everyone! We only have 24% more to go and 9 days to get there!  Here are some exciting announcements: Competition Winner! Congratulations to Susan Singer for winning the "Name Our Plush Puppy Competition". A number of you decided you wanted to... (Read More)

Help Us Name Our Plush Puppy and WIN!!!

February 25th - via:
Hi Everyone! We have reached over the $4,000 mark THANKS TO YOU so I'm unlocking a very fun contest to win an exclusive, customized plush to match the puppy from my book! There's one problem...our puppy has no name! Enter the name you think best... (Read More)

WOW Check Out Our Statistics!

February 19th - via:
Thanks to you we have reached... -30 books for donation -90 backers -48% funded Our National Acts of Kindness Promotion ends at midnight.  Become our 100th backer and take us to 40 books for donation!  I appreciate all of your support and I could... (Read More)

Meet My Friends!

February 19th - via:
I have been so fortunate to meet some very special friends during my journey of becoming an author. We have become a team, rooting each other on as we are all running Kickstarter campaigns and they give me the added motivation I need each day to go... (Read More)

Celebrate National Kindness Day

February 16th - via:
Help us celebrate National Acts of Kindness Day! Do an act of kindness and make an expectant mom smile! Local shelters help rehabilitate pregnant women in need so that they can raise happy, healthy babies without having to give them up. From now... (Read More)


February 14th - via:
Valentine's Day is all about showing the special people in your life how much you care about them. But today I couldn't help but think about how special each of you are for taking time out of your day to help make someone's dream come true. It is... (Read More)

Incredible start! We are on our way to reaching our goal!

February 13th - via:
Thank you so much everyone! I am so excited to share with you that in just the first 24 hours of the campaign we have already reached 19% of our goal! I know that this is all thanks to your amazing support. Let's keep the momentum going! Please... (Read More)

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