A summary of the content my Patreon patrons got for the month of May plus what’s new for patrons plus a kitty.
May was a weird month for me. A ton to do, a con to attend (and help organize), and writing to worry over. I ended up being stalled for most of the month due to brain weasels, but did manage to get all the May content complete and up… if a little late. I’ve discovered that having deadlines is somewhat useful for me, but what’s more useful is having people who are as forgiving about lateness due to brain weasels as they are eager to read what I’m writing. Once again I say: I have the best supporters.
Here’s what they got to access last month:
Read Along ($10 per month and up)
Section 2 of the book starts here! Patrons at this level got to read:
Sneak A Peek ($5 per month and up)
I had a hard time getting section 2 of the book started, so I had several scenes that ended up being cut or completely rewritten. I posted a few of them for the patrons on this level as well as a background sketch.
- Deleted Scene (Section Two #1)
- Deleted Scene (Section Two #2)
- Background Sketch: Raia #1
- Excerpt: Chapter 4
AMA ($2 per month and up)
In this Q&A post I answered a question about whether I’m an architect or gardener/discovery writer.
All Patrons ($1 per month and up)
- May Microfiction – A tiny story based on an image from The Picture Game.
- May Writing Essay – Aliens and The Patriarchy Aren’t My Only Problems
Last month my new podcast, ORIGINality, debuted. I posted a link to the first episode here, but there was also a secret, members-only episode we recorded for folks who joined the Relay podcast network. That super secret episode is also available to my patrons!
This post is public, though it’s likely only of interest to people who’ve been reading the novel in progress: I’m Changing A Character’s Gender, Here’s Why
I’m adding new patron content over the next couple of months. June’s new thing is Writing Exercises, which I explain here.
So far I’m on track with June content, and there are more chapters and background sketches coming. Thank you to everyone who stuck with me through the turbulent month of May! And thank you to all the folks who just started supporting me. You give me a reason to keep writing.
Oh, I almost forgot, here is your kitty: