Dave Winnyk is creating A Dystopian Science Fiction Blog Series
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What is The Futurist?
Like most science fiction writers, I am paranoid about where we are going in this pleasant continuum-- speeding ever closer to a singularity. I started The Futurist to chart out thoughts that were swirling in my brain about technology, law, and humanity. At my university, I studied the utopian/dystopian genre of literature. I was always intrigued at its potential to create such imaginative universes, yet provide such real and prescient critiques of the reality in which its creator lived. 
Why I need your support:
As of now I post one story every two weeks on Tuesday. I put around five hours into each story plus time spent maintaining and expanding my presence on the internet, and keeping the universe of The Futurist together. I would like to spend more time on this blog and give other writers/editors the opportunity to make The Futurist even better. I would like to have a few series of stories as a part of The Futurist, open submissions for people who are interested in contributing, and writing contests to help other young writers find validation and meaningful critique, and to maybe one day turn The Futurist into an actual literary magazine. Sadly I do not have the time or money to make these goals happen, so I humbly ask for your support in making this utopian/dystopian fantasy all it can be.

Check out my blog at thisisthefuturist.weebly.com
Tiers
Pledge $2 or more per month
1 patron
A handwritten thank you card for your support.
Pledge $5 or more per month
0 patrons
Everything you get at $2 

PLUS
A Basic Futurist Membership that gives you access to the full membership area on story release days.
A signed copy of your favorite Futurist story on really nice paper
Pledge $10 or more per month
0 patrons
Everything you get at $5 

PLUS
Your name and message on the Patron's page of The Futurist Website
Pledge $20 or more per month
0 patrons
Everything you get at $10 

PLUS
A Full Futurist Membership which includes unlimited access to exclusive content. 

Pledge $50 or more per month
0 patrons
Everything you get at $20 

PLUS 
Three signed manuscripts of your choosing every year that The Futurist is in business.
Pledge $75 or more per month
0 patrons
Everything you get at $50

PLUS
2 items from the Futurist Store of your selection. (It might take a month or so to get the store up and running)
Pledge $200 or more per month
0 patrons
Everything you get at $75

PLUS 
YOUR STORY written by Dave Winnyk. Create a character or put yourself in one of the series. These stories will be published in a special section of the website that will be considered for continuation.
Goals
$2 of $20 per month
Get my own domain and have a premium account so I can make the website as good as it can be, without the limitations of a free account. This includes advantages like making a members only area that would allow patrons to access exclusive content such as early drafts of work, audio and video commentary on stories, etc.
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What is The Futurist?
Like most science fiction writers, I am paranoid about where we are going in this pleasant continuum-- speeding ever closer to a singularity. I started The Futurist to chart out thoughts that were swirling in my brain about technology, law, and humanity. At my university, I studied the utopian/dystopian genre of literature. I was always intrigued at its potential to create such imaginative universes, yet provide such real and prescient critiques of the reality in which its creator lived. 
Why I need your support:
As of now I post one story every two weeks on Tuesday. I put around five hours into each story plus time spent maintaining and expanding my presence on the internet, and keeping the universe of The Futurist together. I would like to spend more time on this blog and give other writers/editors the opportunity to make The Futurist even better. I would like to have a few series of stories as a part of The Futurist, open submissions for people who are interested in contributing, and writing contests to help other young writers find validation and meaningful critique, and to maybe one day turn The Futurist into an actual literary magazine. Sadly I do not have the time or money to make these goals happen, so I humbly ask for your support in making this utopian/dystopian fantasy all it can be.

Check out my blog at thisisthefuturist.weebly.com

Recent posts by Dave Winnyk

Tiers
Pledge $2 or more per month
1 patron
A handwritten thank you card for your support.
Pledge $5 or more per month
0 patrons
Everything you get at $2 

PLUS
A Basic Futurist Membership that gives you access to the full membership area on story release days.
A signed copy of your favorite Futurist story on really nice paper
Pledge $10 or more per month
0 patrons
Everything you get at $5 

PLUS
Your name and message on the Patron's page of The Futurist Website
Pledge $20 or more per month
0 patrons
Everything you get at $10 

PLUS
A Full Futurist Membership which includes unlimited access to exclusive content. 

Pledge $50 or more per month
0 patrons
Everything you get at $20 

PLUS 
Three signed manuscripts of your choosing every year that The Futurist is in business.
Pledge $75 or more per month
0 patrons
Everything you get at $50

PLUS
2 items from the Futurist Store of your selection. (It might take a month or so to get the store up and running)
Pledge $200 or more per month
0 patrons
Everything you get at $75

PLUS 
YOUR STORY written by Dave Winnyk. Create a character or put yourself in one of the series. These stories will be published in a special section of the website that will be considered for continuation.