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Tara Caffelle

Tara Caffelle

Kamloops, Canada

Tara Caffelle is a writer and coach who loves to explore the spaces between grief (from life, from death, from endings, in general) and somewhere-out-there joy.

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Tara Caffelle began as a writer and an aspiring actress, many moons ago, and landed, finally, as a certified life and relationship coach in 2008.  

She has coached hundreds of couples and individuals from a 'just fine' mediocrity to big lives full of heart and intimacy, bringing vulnerability and honesty to her work, while navigating her own divorce and subsequent stumbles of life-rebuilding. 

After losing four men from her life over the course of fourteen months, she turned to writing, once again, to heal and make sense of the deaths and in the process, found from others an unwillingness (and inability) to talk about death and grief and this is where her work turned to that realm. 

Tara created a new life after nothing remained of the old, and has taken on a mission to explore grief, from all of its various places, and gently bring it to our daily lives. Through her book, Grief: A Love Story and a podcast of the same name, she engages in brave conversations about the thing no one else wants to talk about with humility, compassion, and humour. 

Tara has been featured in Cosmopolitan, Today's Parent, Real Weddings, Wedding Bells, and Popsugar and on several news programs in Canada. She considers writing to be a food group, and has been crafting words since she learned to hold a pen. 

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Success! Grief: A Love Story has already sold 105 pre-orders , was pitched to 58 publishers , and will be published by Still confirming this. .

$20 Swipe a Single

25 readers

You're someone who doesn't go for the swanky combo at the movie theatre; I respect that. Just a single copy for you and I'll add in the e-book for you, too.

1 copy of the book,
the e-book, and
an air hug

1 copy + ebook included

$5 shipping

$35 Grief for a friend

12 readers

One copy for you, one for someone else so you don't ever have to worry about getting your copy back. This may save your friendship. You're welcome.

2 copies of the book,
the e-book,
an air kiss

2 copies + ebook included

$5 shipping

$75 The Apocoplypser

8 readers

Ah, you get it! You understand that we're all dying and that we're all going to be grieving and you want to be prepared. Super.

You get:
4 copies of the book (all signed),
the ebook,
inclusion IN THE BOOK (in the acknowledgements) and,
an imaginary puppy, obviously.

4 copies + ebook included

$5 shipping

$200 The Griefy Dozen

2 readers

You're all that and a bag o' chips. But you already knew that.

You get:

12 copies of the book (signed),
the e-book,
inclusion in the acknowledgements
an imaginary puppy, and

a 60-minute session with me - you can ask questions, we can have a staring contest, I can coach's all up to you. The session will be online, in the comfort of our own homes.

12 copies + ebook included

$5 shipping

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$500 New Best Friend

0 readers

This is starting to feel a little like the 12 Days of Christmas...

Here's your list of perks, buddy ol' pal:

24 copies of the book (signed),
the e-book,
inclusion in the acknowledgements,
an imaginary dancing bear,
a Haiku I will write just for you,
a 60-minute session with me - you can ask questions, we can have a staring contest, I can coach's all up to you. The session will be online, in the comfort of our own homes, AND
if you choose, you get to be interviewed on my podcast (also called Grief: A Love Story)

24 copies + ebook included

$5 shipping

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$2500 The Kitchen Sink

0 readers

I like you, you're a super fan. Here's our dealio:

100 copies of the book (signed)(you'll be able to stack them up and use them as FURNITURE! or hand them out as party favours),
the e-book,
inclusion in the acknowledgements,,
a Haiku I will write just for you,
I will come to you (in North America, somewhere, or Italy...I like Italy) and run a workshop for you and 7 of your friends/colleagues on grief and relationships
I will give you 3 months of weekly coaching (12 60 minute sessions online)

100 copies + ebook included

$5 shipping

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Update #1 - Our last push + expectations June 4, 2018

Hello my Incredible Book Supporters!

First of all, where did June GO?!?

I think I (as usual) wildly overestimated the amount of time I would have this month to do all the things, like launch this book and, oh, get married. (I did that this past weekend in a quiet elopement!) I keep running out of time. 

Tonight, I wanted to circle back with a huge, huge, THANK YOU for your support. I have such a warm, gooey spot in my heart for all of you who keep sharing and sending messages and buying the book, that I will likely be adding all kinds of things to the bonuses already listed in the proposal. My cup runs over and over. 

I started all this with some grand hopes and ways I wanted it to look, and that keeps shifting as I go. I have 6 publishers interested in the book, and will be targeting a whole new section of audience in the last week of the campaign and I've also let go of how this will turn out. I was seeking for grief to be a conversation at the table, and to work with a heart-centred agent and publisher, and I think that will all happen in due time. I'm in for the long game. 

I will be in touch this week with some specific prompts for sharing this further, if you wish to, and until then, know I am toasting you and your big hearts tonight.