Did you know that Tellest is on Patreon?
Chances are, you don’t even know what Patreon is. It’s kind of like an internet tip jar. If there’s an artist, or a musician, or maybe a novelist that you like, you have the opportunity to follow them on Patreon, and if you really like them, you can pledge to them so that they can grow their particular brand a little bigger. A lot of times, this gives you access to content especially catered just to you.
For Tellest, what I like to do is treat my Patreon project like a monthly magazine. Every weekday, I try to get a new piece of art from the world of Tellest up on the internet. It’s a nice way to go behind the scenes, and it lets people see the art before it is scheduled here on the site – something I can only do once per week. At this point, we’re more than three months ahead of schedule on the Patreon page, and that’s a cool way to give back to the people who are interested in Tellest.
The nice thing is that you get to make the call. Do you drop in a penny a month? A quarter? A dollar? More?
Each level gives you some more access, whether it’s seeing the art much sooner, reading the margins of the books that I’m writing (which gives you some idea of how my mind works), or even getting the chapters and sections of novellas and short stories much earlier than the rest of the readers.
Best of all, when you pledge to become a patron, you’re helping to expand the world of Tellest (or enhancing any of the other projects on Patreon). You’re helping us fund more art, or find new writers to push past the borders of the established lands.
If you’ve followed Tellest for a while, and you like what we do, consider checking out the Patreon page. Even if you don’t want to pledge, or don’t have the money to, we try to make some of the content available free of charge, just to help strengthen our community. We’d love for you to be a part of it!