"The HOA" - A Novel

A project in San Francisco, CA by David B. Roundsley

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A biting satire of a dysfunctional homeowners’ association & the absurd situations; miscommunications; & antics of its residents.
Backers: 34
Average Pledge Per Backer: $95

Funded: $3,223 of $3,000
Dates: Nov 12th -> Dec 12th (30 days)
Project By: David B. Roundsley
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Going, going,... gone

December 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Going, going,... gone I want to thank each and every person for their kindness and generosity in getting this project over the finish line. It is appreciated beyond mere words! This is the last day. The campaign closes at midnight tonight. If you... (Read More)


December 8th - via: kickstarter.com
WE ARE FULLY FUNDED! I cannot thank everyone enough that "The HOA" has now fully funded! Your kindness and generosity is above and beyond. Thank you VERY MUCH! We still have 3 days to go!! We just funded! There are 3 days left to get in on "The HOA"!... (Read More)

96% - Almost there with 4 days to go!

December 7th - via: kickstarter.com
96% - Almost there with 4 days to go! A HUGE HEARTFELT THANK YOU for everyone who has gotten this campaign to this point. We are almost over the finish line.  Fingers crossed we can see this through and have copies of the book printing shortly!... (Read More)

86% with four days remaining

December 7th - via: kickstarter.com
86% with four days remaining I want to thank everyone that has gotten us to 86% percent! We have four days left, so anyone who is watching this campaign, the clock is ticking. We are very close, but time is running out! 86% with four days remaining  (Read More)

Going, going... only 5 days left!

December 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Going, going... only 5 days left! We're close, but funding is NOT assured. Only 5 days left! And for our UK, Australian, New Zealand, Canadian and EU friends, the book will be printed and shipped from there, so there won't be the egregious US... (Read More)

Chapter extract - Sylvia

December 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Chapter extract - Sylvia Sylvia did a quick once-over in the floor-to-ceiling mirror in her entry hall. Her burnished, hennaed hair had been her trademark for years now. Short in the back, curly on the top with not-quite-wispy bangs cut on an angle.... (Read More)

A new (older) song "Betrayal"

December 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Part of "The HOA" music by Muncih Syndrome Written at the time of our exodus from the last HOA we lived in and part of the forthcoming "The HOA" music by Munich Syndrome album.  (Read More)

6 Days LEFT!!!

December 5th - via: kickstarter.com
There are only 6 days left! We are nearing the end of this campaign! Again, MANY THANKS to everyone who have gotten us to this point. That being said, things have slowed quite a bit and if we don't hit the last 19% no one will be able to enjoy this... (Read More)

81% with 8 days to go! (and a new song)

December 4th - via: kickstarter.com
81% with 8 days to go! (and a new song) We want to thank everyone for their generosity and kindness to get us to 81%! THANK YOU VERY VERY MUCH! We have 8 days to go, so if you know anyone who would enjoy this fun and engaging story, PLEASE share the... (Read More)

74% and holding... 9 days to go!

December 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
74% and holding... 9 days to go! We have a little over a week left. If we don't hit our goal by December 11, the book will not be published.  We have set up and run this campaign as we believe this book is worth your time and attention. It is a... (Read More)

74% Funded (THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU) & a new song!

November 30th - via: kickstarter.com
We are 74% funded! THANK YOU VERY MUCH! Part of the book project is a curated listening experience. "No Regrets" was written and recorded while making our own decisions to exit a toxic and dysfunctional homeowner's association.  We're down to 11... (Read More)

Chapter Extract: Durusha

November 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Chapter Extract: Durusha Durusha looked at her watch again. Traffic had been a nightmare. Getting out of the management meeting at Fitness Vitamins and Super Foods had taken much longer than usual. There was some upset over a weight loss supplement... (Read More)

70% FUNDED!!! (Thank you VERY VERY MUCH!)

November 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
We are 70% Funded! 70% FUNDED! I cannot thank everyone enough that we've reached the impressive milestone   of being 70% Funded! Thank you all VERY VERY MUCH! That being said, the last 30% is the most difficult. So, if you have friends, family, or... (Read More)

Windswept (Hills)

November 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Windswept (Hills) Part of "The HOA" music by Munich Syndrome is Windswept (Hills). Written when living at an HOA while looking out the window at the tall grass on the hill below our living room as the wind gentley made the grass sway and dance.  (Read More)

Catwalk (Mitten's Theme)

November 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Catwalk (Mitten's Theme) We've just posted the video for "Catwalk (Mitten's Theme)" to YouTube. This is part of the "The HOA" album, music by Munich Syndrome, one of the rewards for this campaign.  (Read More)

54% Funded!!!!

November 19th - via: kickstarter.com
54% FUNDED! I want to thank all the incredibly kind and generous people who have pushed the campaign to the 54% point in our funding campaign. Your generosity is appreciated beyond mere words. I hope everyone else can join us on one level or another... (Read More)

Chapter extract

November 18th - via: kickstarter.com
An extract from one of the chapters of "The HOA" Franny was re-reading the email on her computer before hitting send. I am at a loss as to why the Management company or Board has yet to respond to my VERY REAL and VERY SERIOUS complaints. That feral... (Read More)

32% FUNDED!!! (Thank You!!!!)

November 14th - via: kickstarter.com
We are 32% Funded! "The HOA" is 32% Funded! We want to thank the incredibly kind and generous backers that have gotten us to 32% of funding in the first full day of the campaign! Please share with family, friends, even strangers in line at the... (Read More)

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