Elizabeth Schechter is creating Serialized Fantasy Romance from the Ground Up
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To anyone in the audio radiance who doesn't know me, I am Elizabeth Schechter and I am a romance writer. The book that most people seem to know me for is House of Sable Locks, which is steampunk erotic romance, and was my second novel. I write fantasy and science fiction romance, and as of the point where I'm writing this out, I have fifteen novels and novellas that are either in print already, or are in the process of coming to publication. There are other novels in the wings, finished and waiting for their turn in the sun. I've been writing professionally since 2009, when I sold my first short story to Circlet Press. That short story, by the way, was The Succubus, which grew up to be House of Sable Locks.

I suppose I could say I'm here because all the cool kids are doing it. All the writers and all the creative people I know and love best in the world are doing their thing on Patreon.

What the heck TOOK me so long?

I have a few ideas about that, but nothing I can pin down and say "THIS is why I didn't start my Patreon over a year ago when I created my account!" Maybe it was that I didn't want to put out the hat? Maybe it's now because publishing has gotten really weird lately? Can't really say. But the time is now. Stop wibbling, Liz.

(Wibbling stopping in three...two...one...now)

So, now that I've gotten over my collywobbles, here I am. Why I'm looking at Patreon? Well, I've got this new thing in my head, and it's looking to be a long term epic fantasy adventure. If you read my blog, it's the elemental project that I've been toying with. This is something I really want to develop and start working on. I'm asking you to take this journey with me.

So, here's how it will work: I'm currently in the middle of writing another series. So I've set this Patreon up to be pay on content creation. That means that while i might post newsy things or recipes or videos or something, until I post something related to the Elemental project, no one will be paying a dime. At some point in the future, we might change over to pay per month. If and when we do that, I'll warn everyone ahead of time. 

Everything will happen in this Patreon. World-building, character exploration, thrashing out the details and the timeline and all the dirty, nitty-gritty details that no one ever sees unless you are a writer or you live with one. Eventually, this will turn into something, and people who ride the roller-coaster with me will end up with some undetermined number of books at the end.

If that works for you all, then all aboard. It's gonna be fun!





Rewards
Earth
$1 or more per creation
Earth level patrons will receive access to all Patron posts, and will be thanked and recognized on the Supporters Page of the books. 
Air
$5 or more per creation
Air level patrons will receive access to all Patron posts, and will be thanked and recognized on the Supporters Page of the books.  They will also receive digital downloads of the finished books when they are available.
Water
$10 or more per creation
Water level patrons will receive all Patron posts, thanks, digital downloads of the finished books, and  advanced looks at the upcoming chapters.
Fire
$20 or more per creation
Fire level patrons will receive all patron posts, thanks, advanced looks at the upcoming chapters, digital downloads of the finished books, and signed print books when they become available. 
Bronze
$35 or more per creation
Bronze level patrons will receive all patron posts, thanks, advanced looks at the upcoming chapters, digital downloads of the finished books, signed print books, and naming rights to a character (author choice of tribe).
Silver
$50 or more per creation
 Silver level patrons will receive all patron posts, thanks, advanced looks at the upcoming chapters, digital downloads of the finished books, signed print books, and naming rights to a character (your choice of tribe.)
Gold
$100 or more per creation
 Gold level patrons will receive all patron posts, thanks, advanced looks at the upcoming chapters, digital downloads of the finished books, signed print books, and a walk-on during the course of the books (your choice of tribe).
To anyone in the audio radiance who doesn't know me, I am Elizabeth Schechter and I am a romance writer. The book that most people seem to know me for is House of Sable Locks, which is steampunk erotic romance, and was my second novel. I write fantasy and science fiction romance, and as of the point where I'm writing this out, I have fifteen novels and novellas that are either in print already, or are in the process of coming to publication. There are other novels in the wings, finished and waiting for their turn in the sun. I've been writing professionally since 2009, when I sold my first short story to Circlet Press. That short story, by the way, was The Succubus, which grew up to be House of Sable Locks.

I suppose I could say I'm here because all the cool kids are doing it. All the writers and all the creative people I know and love best in the world are doing their thing on Patreon.

What the heck TOOK me so long?

I have a few ideas about that, but nothing I can pin down and say "THIS is why I didn't start my Patreon over a year ago when I created my account!" Maybe it was that I didn't want to put out the hat? Maybe it's now because publishing has gotten really weird lately? Can't really say. But the time is now. Stop wibbling, Liz.

(Wibbling stopping in three...two...one...now)

So, now that I've gotten over my collywobbles, here I am. Why I'm looking at Patreon? Well, I've got this new thing in my head, and it's looking to be a long term epic fantasy adventure. If you read my blog, it's the elemental project that I've been toying with. This is something I really want to develop and start working on. I'm asking you to take this journey with me.

So, here's how it will work: I'm currently in the middle of writing another series. So I've set this Patreon up to be pay on content creation. That means that while i might post newsy things or recipes or videos or something, until I post something related to the Elemental project, no one will be paying a dime. At some point in the future, we might change over to pay per month. If and when we do that, I'll warn everyone ahead of time. 

Everything will happen in this Patreon. World-building, character exploration, thrashing out the details and the timeline and all the dirty, nitty-gritty details that no one ever sees unless you are a writer or you live with one. Eventually, this will turn into something, and people who ride the roller-coaster with me will end up with some undetermined number of books at the end.

If that works for you all, then all aboard. It's gonna be fun!





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Rewards
Earth
$1 or more per creation
Earth level patrons will receive access to all Patron posts, and will be thanked and recognized on the Supporters Page of the books. 
Air
$5 or more per creation
Air level patrons will receive access to all Patron posts, and will be thanked and recognized on the Supporters Page of the books.  They will also receive digital downloads of the finished books when they are available.
Water
$10 or more per creation
Water level patrons will receive all Patron posts, thanks, digital downloads of the finished books, and  advanced looks at the upcoming chapters.
Fire
$20 or more per creation
Fire level patrons will receive all patron posts, thanks, advanced looks at the upcoming chapters, digital downloads of the finished books, and signed print books when they become available. 
Bronze
$35 or more per creation
Bronze level patrons will receive all patron posts, thanks, advanced looks at the upcoming chapters, digital downloads of the finished books, signed print books, and naming rights to a character (author choice of tribe).
Silver
$50 or more per creation
 Silver level patrons will receive all patron posts, thanks, advanced looks at the upcoming chapters, digital downloads of the finished books, signed print books, and naming rights to a character (your choice of tribe.)
Gold
$100 or more per creation
 Gold level patrons will receive all patron posts, thanks, advanced looks at the upcoming chapters, digital downloads of the finished books, signed print books, and a walk-on during the course of the books (your choice of tribe).