James Wylder is creating stories, poems, and live performances.
25

patrons

$110
per month
WELCOME TO JAMES WYLDER: GAMING THE WRITING GAME!

I'm an author, poet, and playwright, best known for my Doctor Who Poetry book An Eloquence of Time and Space and my sci-fi novel 10,000 Dawns. I also write and host a live show called Tales by the Blue Light at the Blue Box Cafe in Elgin, Illinois, which features a brand new sci-fi, horror, and fantasy tale every month (yep, three new stories each time)! I've been featured on the New York Daily News book blog and in the Elkhart Truth newspaper. I've toured my writing in 2 countries, 10 states, and 23 cities.

I write a lot. Many of my friends tell me I "write like I'm running out of time," and it's what I've always wanted to do. Always. I feel incomplete and unfulfilled when I'm not creating new things, and I want to make as much as I can, as good as I can make it. 

This Patreon will support creating the stories for Tales by the Blue Light, exclusive fiction and poetry for backers, plus support the other books I'm working on on the side as well! Every month you'll get new fiction, plus access to every story and poem created by this Patreon.

You can read an example of one of my stories by clicking HERE!

SO, WHY PATREON?
I tour a lot to sell my books and make money, but trying to live a life and actually make my student loan payments is extremely difficult, especially with how writing income can vary dramatically from month to month. With this Patreon, I hope to be able to spend more time creating new works and writing.

WHO ARE YOU REALLY?
I'm a graduate of Hanover College class of '12, with a degree in English (creative writing minor). I was born in Elkhart, Indiana, where I graduated from Elkhart Memorial High School. Now days I live in Indianapolis, Indiana with my amazing girlfriend. We like to go get barbecue, eat cupcakes, and ask to pet strangers' dogs.

THANK YOU!

Every person who has read or seen my work, told a friend about it, or backed this Patreon has helped bring me to this point. I can't wait to bring you more stories. Let's do this.
Tiers
Level 1: Basic Story Zone
$1 or more per month 15 patrons
  • Exclusive access to James Wylder's complete short fiction archive, and every new story created for Tales by the Blue Light, and each new poem and story created by this Patreon. Four stories and one poem for a total of 10,000 total Words per Month, minimum.
  • Sneak peaks on upcoming works, including preview art and chapters.
  • Patreon Only Arcbeatle Press Discord app roles
  • Continue monthly production of Tales by the Blue Light.
Includes Discord rewards
Level 2: Superior Fiction Hill
$5 or more per month 5 patrons
  • Submit ideas and vote on an exclusive piece written just for backers every month!
  • An exclusive video or blog post every month about the process of creating stories and books, or giving an update about where I'm on tour at.
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Includes Discord rewards
Level 3: Ebook: The Reckoning
$10 or more per month 1 patron
  • Receive an exclusive mailing from James every month, including a signed print of this month's poem.
  • Receive a digital copy of each James Wylder written book put out by Arcbeatle Press (not including work for other publishers or most anthologies).
  • Plus all previous rewards
Includes Discord rewards
Level 4: The Print of Shadows
$17 or more per month 3 patrons
  • Receive a Physical copy of each James Wylder written book put out by Arcbeatle Press (not including work for other publishers or all anthologies), probably about two a year.
  • Plus all previous rewards
Includes Discord rewards
Level 5: Final Boss Poem Mountain (But Friendly!)
$50 or more per month 0 of 3 patrons
  • Get a poem written for you every month on a topic of your choice! James will hand write the resulting poem, and mail it to you.

    James is allowed to reject any content suggestions he is not comfortable with. You are allowed one (1) rewrite requests per month if you are not pleased with the resulting poem.
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Includes Discord rewards
Level 6: Nightmare Difficulty
$100 or more per month 0 of 2 patrons
  • Every two months, you chose the topic for a short story, 2,500 words minimum, which will be written for you!

    The story can contain any public domain characters, or James' Wylder's creator owned characters. It can also be an entirely original work.

    James is allowed to reject any content suggestions he is not comfortable with. You are allowed one (1) rewrite request per month if you are not pleased with the resulting story.
  • Plus all previous tiers, except for the $50 reward tier.
Includes Discord rewards
Goals
$110 of $135 per month
If we hit this level, I'll write a poem about every episode of Doctor Who series 11 after each episode airs as well as an analysis essay.
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WELCOME TO JAMES WYLDER: GAMING THE WRITING GAME!

I'm an author, poet, and playwright, best known for my Doctor Who Poetry book An Eloquence of Time and Space and my sci-fi novel 10,000 Dawns. I also write and host a live show called Tales by the Blue Light at the Blue Box Cafe in Elgin, Illinois, which features a brand new sci-fi, horror, and fantasy tale every month (yep, three new stories each time)! I've been featured on the New York Daily News book blog and in the Elkhart Truth newspaper. I've toured my writing in 2 countries, 10 states, and 23 cities.

I write a lot. Many of my friends tell me I "write like I'm running out of time," and it's what I've always wanted to do. Always. I feel incomplete and unfulfilled when I'm not creating new things, and I want to make as much as I can, as good as I can make it. 

This Patreon will support creating the stories for Tales by the Blue Light, exclusive fiction and poetry for backers, plus support the other books I'm working on on the side as well! Every month you'll get new fiction, plus access to every story and poem created by this Patreon.

You can read an example of one of my stories by clicking HERE!

SO, WHY PATREON?
I tour a lot to sell my books and make money, but trying to live a life and actually make my student loan payments is extremely difficult, especially with how writing income can vary dramatically from month to month. With this Patreon, I hope to be able to spend more time creating new works and writing.

WHO ARE YOU REALLY?
I'm a graduate of Hanover College class of '12, with a degree in English (creative writing minor). I was born in Elkhart, Indiana, where I graduated from Elkhart Memorial High School. Now days I live in Indianapolis, Indiana with my amazing girlfriend. We like to go get barbecue, eat cupcakes, and ask to pet strangers' dogs.

THANK YOU!

Every person who has read or seen my work, told a friend about it, or backed this Patreon has helped bring me to this point. I can't wait to bring you more stories. Let's do this.

Recent posts by James Wylder

Tiers
Level 1: Basic Story Zone
$1 or more per month 15 patrons
  • Exclusive access to James Wylder's complete short fiction archive, and every new story created for Tales by the Blue Light, and each new poem and story created by this Patreon. Four stories and one poem for a total of 10,000 total Words per Month, minimum.
  • Sneak peaks on upcoming works, including preview art and chapters.
  • Patreon Only Arcbeatle Press Discord app roles
  • Continue monthly production of Tales by the Blue Light.
Includes Discord rewards
Level 2: Superior Fiction Hill
$5 or more per month 5 patrons
  • Submit ideas and vote on an exclusive piece written just for backers every month!
  • An exclusive video or blog post every month about the process of creating stories and books, or giving an update about where I'm on tour at.
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Includes Discord rewards
Level 3: Ebook: The Reckoning
$10 or more per month 1 patron
  • Receive an exclusive mailing from James every month, including a signed print of this month's poem.
  • Receive a digital copy of each James Wylder written book put out by Arcbeatle Press (not including work for other publishers or most anthologies).
  • Plus all previous rewards
Includes Discord rewards
Level 4: The Print of Shadows
$17 or more per month 3 patrons
  • Receive a Physical copy of each James Wylder written book put out by Arcbeatle Press (not including work for other publishers or all anthologies), probably about two a year.
  • Plus all previous rewards
Includes Discord rewards
Level 5: Final Boss Poem Mountain (But Friendly!)
$50 or more per month 0 of 3 patrons
  • Get a poem written for you every month on a topic of your choice! James will hand write the resulting poem, and mail it to you.

    James is allowed to reject any content suggestions he is not comfortable with. You are allowed one (1) rewrite requests per month if you are not pleased with the resulting poem.
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Includes Discord rewards
Level 6: Nightmare Difficulty
$100 or more per month 0 of 2 patrons
  • Every two months, you chose the topic for a short story, 2,500 words minimum, which will be written for you!

    The story can contain any public domain characters, or James' Wylder's creator owned characters. It can also be an entirely original work.

    James is allowed to reject any content suggestions he is not comfortable with. You are allowed one (1) rewrite request per month if you are not pleased with the resulting story.
  • Plus all previous tiers, except for the $50 reward tier.
Includes Discord rewards