Got a Buck? Help an Artist

BY Michelle Garcia

July 15 2011 12:25 PM ET

Butch: A Novel Life
The Goal: $8,000
The Deadline: Aug. 2 at 12:59 a.m. Eastern
Cool Perk for Contributions: Those who pledge $200 or more get a cookbook.

Kim Antieau has written extensively about a character she created named Butch McShane, a troublesome, rough and tumble woman who drinks hard and loves to please a woman. Antieau wants to do go to Taos, N.M., where Butch's origins lie.

Watch her pitch below, and visit her Kickstarter page here.