My Four-Month Patreon Experience

I’m a freelance writer and novelist and have published three dark fantasy novels and a collection of short stories. My day job is that of a substitute teacher, which unsurprisingly pays much better. Like most novelists, I’m not getting rich anytime soon, but I’ll never have the wildly successful career I dream of if I don’t have time to write. If I could devote even a couple of extra days a month to my writing, I’d get more done. But how?

I’d been considering Patreon for years, and finally decided to give it a try. It’s been wildly successful for some, not so much for…