An excellent blog post on Patreon.
Until recently, I had not heard of the fundraising app known as Patreon and, when I did, I brushed it off as another Go Fund Me application where friends and family might throw a few dollars your way before the repeated posting gets annoying and they hide the content forever.
Then I noticed a Patreon posted by a writer I adore. Her work is edgy and fun and new. I clicked. I learned. I loved. Now I support her through a tiny monthly pledge that comes automatically out of my PayPal account. In return, I get access to her words of wisdom (which, as a new author, is invaluable), snippets of her works in progress, and access to short stories that she doesn’t release anywhere else.
When I researched this relatively new application, I found it is actually a new twist on an old concept of artists and writers…
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