Gillian Polack is creating fiction, essays, aides for writers, history, foodstuff
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Foodies!
$1 or more per month 4 patrons
By request (lots of request) I'll post a recipe a fortnight on my Patreon page, just for patrons! Some will be mine, some historical, and some may even be from whatever fiction I happen to have out for my fiction has recipes behind it. (Just to make it clear, if you donate more than $1, you get access to the recipes. All rewards include the lower tiers.)
Fictioneers!
$2 or more per month 14 patrons
Once a month, a sneak preview (by email, no less than 2,000 words) of my current fiction. It could be science fiction, it could be fantasy, or it could be science fiction that looks like fantasy. If I don't have any new fiction that month, then something old but either unpublished or little known will find your inbox. I live dangerously.
Thinkers
$4 or more per month 2 patrons
My current fiction by email (of course) plus a new essay once a month and a reprint of a hard-to-find essay once a month. These can cover anything from food history to writing gendershifting aliens.
Choices...
$5 or more per month 5 patrons
All the wonderful writing available to the lower tiers, plus the opportunity to choose which topic the next new essay will be on. Once a month I will proffer a selection of subjects and anyone eligible for this reward gets to vote. If you're the only one voting, then the choice is yours every single month.
Writerdom
$7 or more per month 3 patrons
This one is for writers. All the wonderful writing available to the lower tiers, plus, once a month by email, one of my teaching aides for writers. Some of these aides will come from my current teaching, but some will be drawn from my research and patrons will be the first to see them.
Walkers in Strange Lands
$15 or more per month 6 patrons
The writing, of course, and the chance to vote on subjects, plus two questions of me (at a time that suits you) a month.

Until the new novel is finished, you get a monthly update on its progress and the interesting experiences of writing it. When my pain matches the novel's pain...


When the novel is in draft form, you get to look at chapters and to talk about them and to influence my edits. You also get acknowledged when the novel is published.


For your New Year present, you may choose one of my e-photographs. Everything from the Middle Ages to haunted eucalypts at your disposal. 

Creators
$20 or more per month 2 of 15 patrons
As well as all the wonders of the lower tiers, you get to name a character in the new novel.  From your naming I will develop their cultural background and their personal background – your naming will not be a random imposition. I'll do a sheet for you that gives some of their background, so that you you will know more about your character than any other reader.


When it's all done, you also receive an e-copy, the moment a publisher publishes one. Given this might take a while, you may choose one of my e-photographs instead. Everything from the Middle Ages to haunted eucalypts at your disposal. 

Rewards
Foodies!
$1 or more per month 4 patrons
By request (lots of request) I'll post a recipe a fortnight on my Patreon page, just for patrons! Some will be mine, some historical, and some may even be from whatever fiction I happen to have out for my fiction has recipes behind it. (Just to make it clear, if you donate more than $1, you get access to the recipes. All rewards include the lower tiers.)
Fictioneers!
$2 or more per month 14 patrons
Once a month, a sneak preview (by email, no less than 2,000 words) of my current fiction. It could be science fiction, it could be fantasy, or it could be science fiction that looks like fantasy. If I don't have any new fiction that month, then something old but either unpublished or little known will find your inbox. I live dangerously.
Thinkers
$4 or more per month 2 patrons
My current fiction by email (of course) plus a new essay once a month and a reprint of a hard-to-find essay once a month. These can cover anything from food history to writing gendershifting aliens.
Choices...
$5 or more per month 5 patrons
All the wonderful writing available to the lower tiers, plus the opportunity to choose which topic the next new essay will be on. Once a month I will proffer a selection of subjects and anyone eligible for this reward gets to vote. If you're the only one voting, then the choice is yours every single month.
Writerdom
$7 or more per month 3 patrons
This one is for writers. All the wonderful writing available to the lower tiers, plus, once a month by email, one of my teaching aides for writers. Some of these aides will come from my current teaching, but some will be drawn from my research and patrons will be the first to see them.
Walkers in Strange Lands
$15 or more per month 6 patrons
The writing, of course, and the chance to vote on subjects, plus two questions of me (at a time that suits you) a month.

Until the new novel is finished, you get a monthly update on its progress and the interesting experiences of writing it. When my pain matches the novel's pain...


When the novel is in draft form, you get to look at chapters and to talk about them and to influence my edits. You also get acknowledged when the novel is published.


For your New Year present, you may choose one of my e-photographs. Everything from the Middle Ages to haunted eucalypts at your disposal. 

Creators
$20 or more per month 2 of 15 patrons
As well as all the wonders of the lower tiers, you get to name a character in the new novel.  From your naming I will develop their cultural background and their personal background – your naming will not be a random imposition. I'll do a sheet for you that gives some of their background, so that you you will know more about your character than any other reader.


When it's all done, you also receive an e-copy, the moment a publisher publishes one. Given this might take a while, you may choose one of my e-photographs instead. Everything from the Middle Ages to haunted eucalypts at your disposal.