Zina

is creating critical media and fandom analysis

Select a membership level

Early Access to WIPs
reward item
$1
per month
Unlock exclusive access to WIPs.
  • Access to patron-only content such as WIPs for blog posts or article drafts and images for blog/article headers.
  • Connect with other patrons
Early Access to Finished Drafts
reward item
$3
per month
See my latest work before anyone else!
  • Early access to finished article drafts months before they go live on my website
  • Plus the previous reward
Behind The Scenes
reward item
$5
per month
Get a patron-only perspective on my work.
  • Exclusive blog posts on worldbuilding and writing inspirations
  • Exclusive audio/video posts on writing and fandom
  • The new "Audience Participation" option which lets y'all choose a Patreon-exclusive (for 2 months after it goes live) essay topic every month!
  • Plus all previous rewards

136

patrons

$572

per month

About

Who am I and what do I do:

All I've ever wanted to do was write for a living.

I learned to read and write as a toddler and then promptly picked up a pencil and wrote on every single surface that I could. Fast forward to over twenty years later and I'm still writing everywhere that I can. Thankfully, I'm much better at writing now than I was when I was four.

My background is largely in History (both of my degrees so far are in that field) but I'm also studying intersections of identity in comic books and related literature for my MA in Literature. I apply that background to what I write whether it's in fiction or in the articles and reviews that I do.

You can find my fiction in Fireside Fiction and in the Undercities anthology by Dirty Bird Press. I have also written non-fiction (essays, reviews, articles) for Word of The NerdComicsAlliance,and Strange Horizons. I also have a website where I write about commentary on and criticism of both pop culture and the fandoms it spawns. (NonFiction Masterlist here)

I'm constantly and currently working on projects for my blog Stitch's Media Mix that focus on positive and diverse representation in fandom spaces and in the media we consume.

Any and all support is welcome and appreciated!

Goals
$500 - reached! per month
Financial stability is just so close!

When I hit this goal, I'll start updating my transcript backlogs in order to make all of my audio and video more accessible! I'll be focused on updating one old piece of content and one newer one every month once I hit this goal!
1 of 1
By becoming a patron, you'll instantly unlock access to 400 exclusive posts
60
Audio releases
67
Images
3
Links
12
Polls
256
Writings
21
Videos
By becoming a patron, you'll instantly unlock access to 400 exclusive posts
60
Audio releases
67
Images
3
Links
12
Polls
256
Writings
21
Videos

Recent posts by Zina

How it works

Get started in 2 minutes

Choose a membership
Sign up
Add a payment method
Get benefits