Unconventional Gratitude Book

$788 of $4,000 goal

Raised by 15 people in 22 months

This book project will be written by me at home or in other locations while wearing yoga pants and an inside-out Tshirt.

I've written approximately 1/3 of this book and will need about 6 months to complete the rest. Expect books by the end of this year.

Here is a chart outlining how the raised monies will be used.

Seriously, though, I make my living writing so I can use a portion of my time giving to causes and communities I'm passionate about. If you're a woman of color or queer (or both!) please let me know if I can support you with any of my skills. You'll find my resume here. Contact me through my website .

The women in the book include:

Margaret Cho  MargaretCho.com
Luvvie Ajayi Luvvie.org
Isabel Kallman AlphaMom.com
A'Driane Nieves AddyeB.com
Karen Walrond Chookooloonks.com
Tina Fey Biography
Kelly Wickham Hurst KellyWickham.com
Amy Turn Sharp AmyTurnSharp.com
Ann Curry Wikipedia
Robin Wade RobinWade.com
Yoko Ono Imagine Peace
Elan Morgan ElanMorgan.com
Heather Armstrong Dooce.com
Amy Sedaris AmySedarisRocks.com
Stefania Pomponi CLEVER
Laurie Notaro LaurieNotaro.com
Brook Busey aka Diablo Cody IMDb
Elisa Camahort Page Blogher.com
Jenny Lawson TheBloggess.com
Carrie Fisher CarrieFisher.com
Ree Drummond ThePioneerWoman.com
Michelle Obama Biography
Malala Yousafzai Malala.org
Queen Oprah Winfrey Oprah.com

You can read an example letter on my website Leahpeah.com here: Phyllis

More videos can be found in my Kickstarter updates:

Kelly Wickham Hurst

Luvvie Ajayi, Elisa Camahort Page, & Amy Sedaris

Amy Turn Sharp

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Moving the video wherein I share that time I was super awkward with Jenny Lawson aka The Bloggess.
Jenny Lawson aka The Bloggess
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Moving this video update to GoFundMe! This one mentions Luvvie, Elisa, and Amy S. <3
I will eat you whole!
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I'm moving update videos to GoFundMe for my book project. In this one I discuss my early period supplies. You're welcome! Please come join me there. <3
Highbrow Convo
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$788 of $4,000 goal

Raised by 15 people in 22 months
Created February 7, 2017
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Renee Brett
22 months ago

Best of luck! Thank you for sharing your creativity :)

22 months ago
Laurie Smithwick
22 months ago

Good lord you're funny. I want the book, but I'm basically paying you for the movie I just got to watch on your site. xoxo

Mary Fredericks
22 months ago

Way to go cousin, looking forward to reading this!

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