Patreon: How I Made Mine!

If there is one thing that’s been harder to get to grips with as an author publisher than anything else, it’s the idea that my time and creations are worthy of other peoples’ money. My self-esteem is a young and fragile thing. The thought of selling a book was terrifying. The thought of asking people […]

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Protos: Beta Read Teaser!

Five years ago, I created a character. In those ensuing years, she has changed my life. Hers is the story that I wanted to tell even when I was writing and publishing Mundane Magic. She is why I learned the way to self-publish, why I went into writing as a career. And starting tomorrow, you […]

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Protos: Become a Beta Reader!

Sometimes you must light a lamp to understand the darkness. Only then, Corentine knows, can you see what you are missing – what the darkness stole from you. What it was hiding. For many years, she and her partner Kalyani have been that lamp; the light shone into the dark to reveal its depth. The […]

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Reeling From Kindness

I have never considered myself a very successful person. This is rubbish, of course. I have had many, many successes in my life – including before these past few years. I know this logically. But this knowledge has never quite translated. I have always found, and this may be an anxious person’s experience or it […]

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I’m On Patreon!

I’m delighted to announce that today I have opened my Patreon, giving another way for you all to support this blog and my writing in general. I’m really excited to go in this direction with you and I hope you are too. If you don’t know what Patreon is, here’s a quick explanation. Patreon is […]

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Choosing Patreon & Small Time Authorship

Last week I posted about the fee changes that Patreon are making and how they will affect me, a small creator looking to expand into the service. There has been a lot more discussion about it since then, both positive and negative, and creators have continued to see a drop off in pledges. But I […]

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Patreon’s Fee Changes And Me

For the past few weeks, I have been excitingly working on something new. Something that I hoped would enable me to bring you more content, make it better, and start to make a proper living from my work. Truth time: thus far, I have made a huge loss on Mundane Magic. After the cost of […]

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