"Loving Across Borders" {book}

"Loving Across Borders" is a guidebook and user's guide for a new (or new-ish) intercultural relationship.

KC
Modern Media
$570
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Project Description

Borderless Stories provides resources and support for people navigating the unique obstacles of intercultural and/or international relationships through coaching, community, and lots and lots of free resources.

What’s the problem facing intercultural and international couples?

Where should we begin? Between immigration woes, miscommunication, cultural values, and the judgment of others, there’s a lot of ground to cover. Falling in love is a beautiful experience, but for those of us that do it outside of our own culture, it can still be a very isolating experience. The people in our lives don’t understand our unique challenges, and it can be difficult to find anyone who can relate and offer support or a listening ear without judgment or unsolicited opinions.

At Borderless Stories, we solve this problem with a blend of resources, community, and coaching. We put out free content weekly, from podcasts to blogs and videos, and we’ve got a low cost membership community where we have monthly workshops and hot seat coaching.

I started Borderless Stories when my now husband and I were in the midst of celebrating our engagement, planning our future together, and stressing out about navigating the immigration process without a lawyer. The types of resources and communities that I was searching for didn’t exist, so I resolved to create them. Since then, I’ve been featured on Bustle, Tiny Buddha,  Thrive Global, Harness Magazine, and Elephant Journal, and our niche podcast just celebrated its first year with nearly 3,000 downloads. Through our coaching services and membership community, I’ve had the honor of working with couples that represent seven countries and counting.

I am raising money on iFundWomen to launch my first book into the world. In a continued effort to make support and information available where it’s most needed, I’m so eager to put “Loving Across Borders” into the hands of intercultural couples everywhere. It’s written, and with your support it will be edited, formatted, get a prettier cover than I can make out of construction paper, and distributed and marketed everywhere it needs to be.

We have some awesome, fun rewards for you to take part in right here on our campaign page! Of course there will be copies of the book, coaching packages, and even some really fun ones inspired by my new comic all about intercultural life, as told by a lion and a tiger. Contributions of any amount are so appreciated! Thank you so much for your support in helping me and Borderless Stories bring this book to life.

Updates

The Project FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • When will the rewards be shipped?

Our plan is to start shipping books in January 2020, after the campaign concludes. Of course, we'll need time to get all of your names added to the acknowledgments page and make sure they look pretty. Custom comics will be arranged and shipped directly with KC, with plans to begin fulfilling those in March 2020.

  • What if I want to combine rewards?

If you've got your heart set on, say, a copy of the book *and* a custom comic, have no fear! You can combine these. Please communicate directly with me (you can send me a message here or email me: kc [at] borderlessstories [dot] com) what you would like, and then make a monetary contribution in the combined amount. If, for example, you want both the $30 reward and the $100 reward, you would make monetary contribution of $130. Please, please, PLEASE, if you're going to combine rewards, do let me know that that's what you're doing.

 

Neha
01/06/2020
Hardcover Copy
$30
01/04/2020
Hardcover Bundle
$50
Ty
01/03/2020
Hardcover Copy
$30
Sarah Daniel
01/02/2020
Hardcover Copy
$30
Lisa Tubbs
01/01/2020
Hardcover Copy
$30
Joanne Ladio
12/12/2019
Hardcover Bundle
$50
12/10/2019
Hardcover Copy
$30
12/09/2019
Hardcover Copy
$30
Judy Gentz
12/09/2019
Hardcover Bundle
$50
Linda and Bob Nachtrieb
12/09/2019
Hardcover Bundle
$50
Monetary Contribution

Thank you so much for your support; we truly couldn't do this without you! You'll be named as a supporter both on our website and in the acknowledgements of the book.

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$20
E-book

Receive an electronic copy of "Loving Across Borders." This will be delivered by email in PDF form. 

Contributors at all levels will be included in the book acknowledgements, both in print and on our website.

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$30
Hardcover Copy

Receive one hardcover copy of "Loving Across Borders."

Contributors at all levels will be included in the book acknowledgements, both in print and on our website.

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$75
1:1 Coaching Session

Receive one 60-minute 1:1 coaching session with KC -- a great deal for anyone in an intercultural relationship! This will be scheduled in January 2020 and take place at your convenience.

Contributors at all levels will be included in the book acknowledgements, both in print and on our website.

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$100
Design Your Own Comic

We'll create a custom "Big Cats" comic for you, based on the story or experience of your choosing.

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$250
Virtual Book Club {includes 10 copies}

Receive 10 hardcover copies of "Loving Across Borders" for you and your friends to read together. In January 2020, we'll arrange a date for a virtual book club with author KC, who will lead discussions and answer questions about the book.

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Rewards

Monetary Contribution

Thank you so much for your support; we truly couldn't do this without you! You'll be named as a supporter both on our website and in the acknowledgements of the book.

0 Supporters
Contribute
$20
E-book

Receive an electronic copy of "Loving Across Borders." This will be delivered by email in PDF form. 

Contributors at all levels will be included in the book acknowledgements, both in print and on our website.

0 Supporters
Select this reward
$30
Hardcover Copy

Receive one hardcover copy of "Loving Across Borders."

Contributors at all levels will be included in the book acknowledgements, both in print and on our website.

9 Supporters
Select this reward
$75
1:1 Coaching Session

Receive one 60-minute 1:1 coaching session with KC -- a great deal for anyone in an intercultural relationship! This will be scheduled in January 2020 and take place at your convenience.

Contributors at all levels will be included in the book acknowledgements, both in print and on our website.

20 Left
0 Supporters
Select this reward
$100
Design Your Own Comic

We'll create a custom "Big Cats" comic for you, based on the story or experience of your choosing.

20 Left
0 Supporters
Select this reward
$250
Virtual Book Club {includes 10 copies}

Receive 10 hardcover copies of "Loving Across Borders" for you and your friends to read together. In January 2020, we'll arrange a date for a virtual book club with author KC, who will lead discussions and answer questions about the book.

0 Supporters
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