Laura Roberts's Fundraising Page
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Laura Roberts's Fundraising Page
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Hi, and welcome to my fundraising page!

I'm Laura Roberts, an indie author, editor and publisher. I run the online literary magazine Black Heart, as well as the micro-press Buttontapper Press. I'm based in San Diego, but publish for readers all over the world. My current project is a book called San Diego from A to Z, which you can read in snippets on my blog as I write it throughout the month of April. I'll also be writing a special book on the day of the Blazing Laptops Write-a-Thon, tentatively titled Blazing Laptops: How to Write an Entire Book, Make New Friends, and Experience A Writing Community in Just One Day.

Why contribute to San Diego Writers Ink? Because they help support San Diego's literary community with great classes, event, an affordable annual conference, and lots more.

PLUS, if you kick in at least $5 to my campaign, you'll get some cool swag!

Here's what you could get, in return for your donation:

  • $5: Get your name in the acknowledgements section of the book. Every dollar counts, as does every donor. Thank you!
  • $10: Your name in the acknowledgements, plus a digital copy of my Blazing Laptops book - to see what literary madness your donation has encouraged.
  • $15: All of the above, plus a digital copy of my book Confessions of a 3-Day Novelist: How to Write an Entire Book in Just 72 Hours.
  • $25: All of the above, plus a personalized handwritten postcard from me (sent after the event ends).
  • $50: All of the above, plus a digital copy of my forthcoming book, San Diego from A to Z.
  • $100: All of the above, plus free digital copies of every book I've already written.
  • $500: All of the above PLUS free digital copies of everything else I ever write!

If you love reading, writing, San Diego - or all of the above! - I encourage you to support this fundraising campaign to help give back to the writing community here in San Diego.

Thanks for reading, and thanks for your support!

ABOUT Blazing Laptops 2015

WHAT: 8th Annual Blazing Laptops Write-a-thon

WHEN:  Sunday, June 7, 2015  9:00am-4:00pm

WHERE: Liberty Station: Ink Spot and Inspirations Gallery

Blazing Laptops Write-a-thon 2015 is our annual fundraising event for your favorite literary nonprofit: San Diego Writers, Ink. It’s a time to get together to write, raise money for a good cause, write, enjoy time with other writers, and WRITE.

All participants must either be sponsored for the minimum of $150 or pay that amount themselves in order to be a part of the experience.  

The writers in the Write-a-Thon get free breakfast and lunch, plus the fun of the day itself--including chair yoga, a lunch talk by a published author, special activities, etc.  Incentives and prizes are given for people who raise the most money for SDWI.

Your money supports the writer attending the event plus goes to SDWI's free and low-cost events/classes throughout the year.

Supporters
Name Date Amount Comments
Judy Reeves 06/06/2015 $10.00 Look forward to Blazing with you, Laura.
Deborah Ratliff 06/03/2015 $150.00 Thanks for participating in Blazing laptops.
Laurel Corona 06/02/2015 $25.00 Here's a little help getting you to your goal for Blazing laptops. Have a great day of writing!
  Total $185.00  
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