88 Cups of Tea

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Chrysanthemum Tea
$3.88
per month
  • EXCLUSIVE MEMBERSHIP-ONLY VOTING/POLLS. Your decisions directly shape 88 Cups of Tea!
  • DANCE ALONG WITH 88 CUPS OF TEA! Boost your mood with access to 88 Cups of Tea’s Spotify playlist to brighten up your day with our curated playlist of 7+ hrs of catchy and uplifting tunes that represent our vibe and energy!
  • WHAT’S ON YOUR MIND? What topic(s) you would really love to hear discussed in our upcoming podcast episodes & articles?
  • EARLY ACCESS TO TICKETS FOR FUTURE LIVE EVENTS. 
Green Tea
$8.88
per month
  • LIVE VIRTUAL WRITE-IN Once a month, join me for a writing session! I'm setting aside 1-hour to record myself live as I work on my writing (writing on my laptop, or reading a craft book with my notebook in hand to jot down ideas, etc.) Tune in and get productive with your creative work. Because my schedule is pretty hectic, I'll set up a poll to survey which day/time works best for the majority of Patrons in this tier and go live during the most-requested day/time. If you can't make it, you get access to the playback to watch at any time. Access the playback as many times as you'd like to help kickstart that motivation!
  • EARLY ACCESS TO EXTENDED INTERVIEWS (EXTRA AUDIO CONTENT!) Get exclusive access to hear the full, unedited version of our interviews. Only those in this tier (and higher) get to hear all of the extra audio content before it's deleted during the final edit (usually that's an extra 15-45 min of convo.) Another perk: Listen to the full conversation up to weeks/months in advance!
  • Members at this tier will receive all previous tier rewards as well! 
Oolong Tea
$18.88
per month
  • TRAVEL WITH ME THROUGH HANDWRITTEN POSTCARDS! I usually head out of town at least once or twice a year. Whether it’s a roadtrip or a flight somewhere, I’m going to snailmail you postcards from the road so you can have something tangible from my wanderings!  
  • WELCOME BOX FOR STORYTELLERS! Receive 88 Cups of Tea’s member-exclusive storyteller themed welcome package for this tier and higher. Includes a curated selection of my favorite things and an 88 Cups of Tea merch! Must be current member of this tier for a minimum of 3 consecutive months to redeem your box. Once you've reached the 3-month mark, send us a private message and include your mailing address so we can send you the welcome box :)! (At this time, this is available for U.S. Storytellers only. For all international Patrons, let us know once you've reached the 3-month mark and we'll mail you 2 mystery books, and please include your mailing address!) 
  • JOIN IN ON A LIVE INTERVIEW! Every now and then, I'll host a livestream interview with a guest and only Patrons in this tier get access to join us live. More often than not, these conversations will remain exclusive to our Patrons only and will not be available to the public. 
  • 25% DISCOUNT OFF ALL MERCH IN OUR SHOP! https://88cupsoftea.com/shop/ 
  • Members at this tier will receive all previous tier rewards as well! 

About 88 Cups of Tea

Dear Storyteller,

If you’re new to 88 Cups of Tea, I’m so happy you found us and a warm welcome! If you’ve been following us for a long time, you are awesome-- I love having you in our community. I will always and forever be appreciative of each of you who’ve shared your love for 88 Cups of Tea with your friends, helping us reach even more Storytellers to share our work.

We first launched as a podcast nearly 4 years ago, hosting deeply human conversations in fun and relatable ways with brilliant and bright storytellers like Tomi AdeyemiVictoria V.E. SchwabJacqueline WoodsonSarah J. MaasNnedi OkoraforHolly BlackTamora PierceSabaa Tahir, literary agents Holly Root, Suzie TownsendJoanna VolpeThao Le, and countless more. We’ve organically grown into an online platform featuring heartfelt essays and articles from authors about the creative life. Over in our digital headquarters, we’ve also curated resources to help support you throughout your storytelling journey, and we’ve even created weekly newsletters designed to lift the spirit through the lens of 88 Cups of Tea. 

Something that's been incredibly meaningful to me is the quality time I shared with our community during our 88 Cups of Tea meetups across America as I made my cross-country road trip move from California to New York. I'll always cherish the conversations we had over cups and cups of tea. We brought things live and in-person yet again by hosting a community party to ring in 88 Cups of Tea's 3-year anniversary in NYC!

Over the years, we’ve earned the reputation of adding more positivity and hope into people’s lives, boosting the morale of our listeners and readers. We’ve become the go-to space for storytellers seeking camaraderie and inspiration. Because of you, our growing community has allowed us the platform to amplify the voices and stories of authors, literary agents, TV writers, filmmakers, and various storytellers from all walks of life to embolden you with your creative pursuits.

What you see today was started by just one flicker of a vision, a whole lot of love, and endless pots of oolong tea to fuel me through sleepless nights. I’m honored to continue being a part of people's creative journey through this work, and this time, with a tiny and mighty team who help keep the many parts of 88 Cups of Tea up and running.

If you’ve ever wondered how to best support the content you love to consume, signing up as a Patron is the most helpful way (BTW we lovingly call our Patrons Super Storytellers.) Your monthly contribution is deeply appreciated in keeping this magic alive and thank you for your support in the work that we do!

Much love to you and endless gratitude,

Yin
Founder & Creative Director
88 Cups of Tea


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If you love the content here at 88 Cups of Tea and would love to contribute in exchange for fun perks, select the tier you'd like to be a part of every month. A friendly reminder, you can always edit or cancel your membership at ANY time. 


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WOAH. At this milestone, a professional audio editor is working their magic for each episode, on top of covering the minimal hours of our two other team members AND the small portion of 88 Cups of Tea related production costs. The main highlight here is that having an audio editor to professionally work on our 2 new episodes each month helps MASSIVELY to save hours and hours and hours and DAYS of editing for me so it'll help give me time to focus even more on sustaining and growing 88 Cups of Tea! I can't even begin to describe how tremendously helpful this is for me and the team. An AWESOME extra bonus is that we'll be able to release Early Access interviews faster! THANK YOU, thank you, THANK YOU in advance.
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By becoming a patron, you'll instantly unlock access to 141 exclusive posts
34
Audio releases
164
Images
5
Links
14
Livestreams
11
Polls
31
Writings
3
Videos
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