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MEET YOUR 'OTHER'

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Thank you so much for your help :D


-Your name will be shown and mentioned (by me) in the end of all videos forever afterward. 


Here's how it will look. (I will also personally mention you in the video) 


"A huge thank you to; 
                       Mike Sonas /\  Èkim Sanos for being our first Patron" 


You also get added into our Acknowledgements page in our upcoming book!


Here's an example of one we made for Ariel  /\ Leira: https://t.co/VHHqcRnLlk?amp=1

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You will also get a visual image made for both you and your reflection!
You'll also get exclusive access to our Discord server! There you can keep up with our posts and all news regarding what you've been helping us fund. You can also request or suggest changes to what we do here on Patreon!

SUGGEST MY NEXT VIDEO + MORE

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Thanks for helping our future selves! With this tier, you can suggest our next video topic!

It can be questions about:
  • The Other Side
  • Our current developments plans/projects
  • Writing related videos
  • Writing related advice
  • Anything you need!

With this tier you will also have EARLY ACCESS to information regarding our writing process, tips, and tricks, as well as more information regarding the story's plans!

You can email them at any time to: [email protected]


You also get:

  • Your name will also be shown and mentioned (by me) in the end of all videos forever afterward. 

  • Here's how it will look. (I will also personally mention you in the video) 


"A blessed thank you to; 
                       Selena Gomez /\  Anelès Zèmog for being our first Patron" 
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A DIGITAL POSTER W/ YOUR NAME

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You will get a digital downloadable poster with our signature, that comes with your name and the reflected version of it!

Below you will see the template.  
(Just imagine it with your name in the center and our signature in the corner).


  • Your name will also be shown and mentioned (by me) in the end of the video. 


  • Here's how it will look. (I will also personally mention you in the video) 


"A blessed thank you to; 
                       Cerdio Shaw /\  Oidrec Haws for being our first Patron" 
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FREE EBOOKS FOR LIFE

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You will receive The Other Side and all of its future eBooks so long as you remain committed to your donation!

This also means I will send you an eBook before or on the anticipated release date.
If you pledged after the release date, then I will send it to you once you pledge.



You will also receive

See special sticker here:
  • Your name will also be shown and mentioned (by me) in the end of the video. 
Here's how it will look. (I will also personally mention you in the video) 

"A blessed thank you to; 
                       Cerdio Shaw /\  Oidrec Haws for being our first Patron" 

After three months of being our patron, you will receive a special sticker!

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FREE PAPERBACK BOOK

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You will receive a free copy of The Other Side's paperback! If you already have your own copy, then you'll receive our next book within the mail for free!


YOU WILL ALSO RECEIVE:

A poster of our second book!

See poster here:


  • Your name will also be shown and mentioned (by me) in the end of the video. 
  • Here's how it will look. (I will also personally mention you in the video) 
"A blessed thank you to; 
                       Cerdio Shaw /\  Oidrec Haws for being our first Patron" 

A MUG FROM THE OTHER SIDE

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You will receive ONE FREE coffee mug!

You will also receive


  • You will receive The Other Side and all of its future books so long as you remain committed to your donation! This means I will send you an ebook before or on the anticipated release date.


  •  A downloadable poster with our signature, as well as your name, and the name being reflected.  


  • Your name will also be shown and mentioned (by me) in the end of the video. 


  • Here's how it will look. (I will also personally mention you in the video) 

"A many thanks to you; Cerdio Shaw /\  Oidrec Haws for being our first Patron" 
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  • Exclusive Poster - Thank you for your support :) Please enjoy these rewards!
  • Exclusive Long Sleeve Shirt - Thank you for your support :) Please enjoy these rewards!

I'LL BE YOUR PART TIME WRITING COACH

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In August 2018, I met and was interviewed by Maria E.L Thommasen. Time passed, and I learned that she was also an author, with her own series in mind.


She came to me with many story directive ideas but was curious as to how she should apply them. I originally started helping her as a critique partner, then a proofreader.


There were many things that Maria's story (I felt) could benefit from. And so, I began dedicating my time to helping Maria shape her story, into something she could love. But more importantly, something that reaped benefits from similar stories, that have done it right.


I started creating what I call Creative Lessons. I would take tv shows like Breaking Bad, Nurse Jackie, and many other creative entities, to help break them down to simple sciences for her benefit.


(And surely while making these video essays, I've learned some more, too.)


Maria has written lengthy papers, chapter summaries,and even tv show predictions to help strengthen her understanding of character growth, and perpetual storytelling.


During this year-long process, I realized how much fun it was to be a Writing Coach. I'm here to keep you as a creator, motivated to pursue your creative dreams.


So if you're interested in having me help you, this is the tier to sign up for :)

See what Maria said about my service, here
https://66.media.tumblr.com/c0d6c1102cb468af57e2da8d2720772c/be0dc1dc217d38b9-c0/s1280x1920/b04fe237a1ce518e20d0a3333638e9e2d0360d41.png

What's the difference between this and the full time coaching position? I made this tier specifically for those who need someone to keep them motivated and organized throughout their creative journey.

With this tier, you're getting coached but for HALF THE PRICE!

This tier contains everything BUT the creative lessons that teach one how to study and critically analyze other creative mediums such as tv shows, movies, and even video games.

What I will do:


  • Use my mistakes to help guide you through the creative trenches
  • Provide advice catered towards your career and all further advancements
  • Adapt my capabilities to YOUR needs! The possibilities are endless!
  • Help organize and plan your story
  • Unlimited Consultations
  • Guidance With Social Media
  • Unlimited Graphics and Illustrations for your use [See example below]

Graphics that were made for Maria, Davonte, Ariel, and Talia;  

http://bit.ly/38FLp4P

Currently a part time coach for Ariel and Talia
(This involves being available from Monday-Thursday for consultations)



What I will not do:


Write your story for you. This is YOUR vision! I will only suggest and advise, but always note that all advice isn't concrete!
Only change what you think makes sense.

You ALSO gain access to a Discord group chat known as 'Creators Unite'. This is a place where creators can share their work, give advice, discuss ideas, and take part in creative collaborations that involve having each group member work together in a 30-90 minute live session to accomplish their own independent goals. These are helpful for those who feel unmotivated or want to feel productive with a group. 

Here is an example of what we do to stay organized within an app called 'Trello'.





With these task sheets, everyone can see each others goals, and also set ones under my tab (Jay) so that they can hold me accountable for whatever it is that I can do for them.


You will ALSO receive


Every three months of being our patron, you will receive a short sleeve t-shirt! 

See t-shirt here: 



See other merch here: https://teespring.com/stores/merchfromtos

  • You will receive The Other Side and all of its future books so long as you remain committed to your donation! This means I will send you an ebook before or on the anticipated release date.
  • A downloadable poster with our signature, as well as your name, and the name being reflected.
  • Your name will also be shown and mentioned (by me) in the end of the video.
  • Here's how it will look. (I will also personally mention you in the video)
"A many thanks to you; Cerdio Shaw /\ Oidrec Haws for being our first Patron"
Exclusive Merch
Fulfilled by Patreon
Includes
  • Exclusive Mini Print - Thank you for your support :) Please enjoy these rewards!
  • Exclusive Sticker - Thank you for your support :) Please enjoy these rewards!
  • Exclusive Poster - Thank you for your support :) Please enjoy these rewards!
  • Exclusive Long Sleeve Shirt - Thank you for your support :) Please enjoy these rewards!

CHOICE OF DRAWING OR MERCH

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You receive an original drawing of YOU AND YOUR REFLECTION!

Every three months of being our patron, you will ALSO receive a free hoodie!

See your hoodie here:

See Other Merch Here: https://teespring.com/stores/merchfromtos


Exclusive Merch
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  • Exclusive Long Sleeve Shirt - Thank you for your support :) Please enjoy these rewards!
  • Exclusive Mini Print - Thank you for your support :) Please enjoy these rewards!
  • Exclusive Sticker - Thank you for your support :) Please enjoy these rewards!
  • Exclusive Poster - Thank you for your support :) Please enjoy these rewards!

I'LL BE YOUR FULL TIME WRITING COACH

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In August 2018, I met and was interviewed by Maria E.L Thommasen. Time passed, and I learned that she was also an author, with her own series in mind. 


She came to me with many story directive ideas but was curious as to how she should apply them. I originally started helping her as a critique partner, then a proofreader. 


There were many things that Maria's story (I felt) could benefit from. And so, I began dedicating my time to helping Maria shape her story, into something she could love. But more importantly, something that reaped benefits from similar stories, that have done it right. 


I started creating what I call Creative Lessons. I would take tv shows like Breaking Bad, Nurse Jackie, and many other creative entities, to help break them down to simple sciences for her benefit. 


(And surely while making these video essays, I've learned some more, too.) 


Maria has written lengthy papers, chapter summaries, and even tv show predictions to help strengthen her understanding of character growth, and perpetual storytelling. 


During this year-long process, I realized how much fun it was to be a Writing Coach. I'm here to keep you as a creator, motivated to pursue your creative dreams. 


So if you're interested in having me help you, this is the tier to sign up for :) 
 
See what Maria said about my service, here   
https://66.media.tumblr.com/c0d6c1102cb468af57e2da8d2720772c/be0dc1dc217d38b9-c0/s1280x1920/b04fe237a1ce518e20d0a3333638e9e2d0360d41.png



What I will do: 


  •  Use my mistakes to help guide you through the creative trenches 
  • Create video/written essays, and questions focused on episodes of tv shows to help simplify crucial plot elements 
  • See an example here: http://bit.ly/38Q2r08
  • Read your book out loud via recording, so that you can hear it from the perspective of a reader. (I also add sound effects and ambiance noises) 
  • Provide advice catered towards your career and all further advancements 
  • Adapt my capabilities to YOUR needs! The possibilities are endless!
  • Help organize and plan your story
  • Unlimited Consultations
  • Guidance With Social Media
  • Unlimited Graphics and Illustrations for your use [See example below]

Graphics that were made for Maria, Davonte, Ariel, and Talia; 
http://bit.ly/38FLp4P

Currently a full time coach to: Maria & Davonte
(This includes consultation 7 days a week)



What I will not do: 


Write your story for you. This is YOUR vision! I will only suggest and advise, but always note that all advice isn't concrete! 
Only change what you think makes sense. 

Here is an example of what we do to stay organized within an app called 'Trello'.



With these task sheets, everyone can see each others goals, and also set ones under my tab (Jay) so that they can hold me accountable for whatever it is that I can do for them.



 
  YOU WILL ALSO RECEIVE   


Every three months of being our patron, you will receive a poster of our second book! You will also receive a hoodie!

See poster here:


See hoodie here:

See other merch here: https://teespring.com/stores/merchfromtos


  • You will receive The Other Side and all of its future books so long as you remain committed to your donation! This means I will send you an ebook before or on the anticipated release date.
  • Your name will also be shown and mentioned (by me) in the end of the video. 
  • Here's how it will look. (I will also personally mention you in the video) 
"A many thanks to you; Cerdio Shaw /\  Oidrec Haws for being our first Patron" 
Exclusive Merch
Fulfilled by Patreon
Includes
  • Exclusive Mini Print - Thank you for your support :) Please enjoy these rewards!
  • Exclusive Sticker - Thank you for your support :) Please enjoy these rewards!
  • Exclusive Poster - Thank you for your support :) Please enjoy these rewards!
  • Exclusive Long Sleeve Shirt - Thank you for your support :) Please enjoy these rewards!

YOU MADE IT TO THE OTHER SIDE!

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THANK YOU SO MUCH.

For this, we can't help but give you access to everything that The Other Side has to offer.

With this, you receive a bit of every reward that we offered in our other tiers.

Also, every three months of being our patron, you will receive a hoodie and poster of our second book cover!

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See poster here:


See other merch here: https://teespring.com/stores/merchfromtos
Exclusive Merch
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  • Exclusive Mini Print - Thank you for your support :) Please enjoy these rewards!
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  • Exclusive Long Sleeve Shirt - Thank you for your support :) Please enjoy these rewards!

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About ☾ THE OTHER SIDE ☽

Hello all. My name is Justin Jay Gladstone, and I'm the creator of The Other Side



13 years ago (in 2009), I looked into a mirror and heard a voice inside ask;

'What if there was a world within the mirror that reflected ours?'

And thus, a book series about The Other Side was born...

This Patreon account started in November 2018, and has continued successfully up to this point with the intent of making this series accessible to everyone with all accrued funds. 

Here are some examples of something that we've done: 

  • We've started a YouTube channel to produce various forms of lore and much more
  • We use funds to send free books out to willing readers, bloggers, and reviewers.
  • We have developed 15+ episodes for an audio book
  • We have hired more than 3 artists to produce all sorts of content for our social media platforms. 
  • Hired 15+ voice actors
  • And much more!

When we had originally started this Patreon account, it was because most of the assets we used (such as artwork), did not belong to us. So the first and most important goal to us was to cease utilization of any resource that was owned by someone else. To produce artwork, we used to use a service app known as 'LivePortraitMaker'.

Time passed, and thanks to these funds, we were able to hire multiple artists who thankfully have decided to join our team here, at The Other Side. 

We would love to continue having your assistance so that we can continue providing our audiences with the above mentioned services.

(What will we do with your money?)


-Send FREE books to willing readers-


Readers find the synopsis of The Other Side very interesting. However, since I'm a freshly new author, people are often reluctant to purchase a book. So I have to send free copies out in exchange for honest reviews.

I'm completely fine with doing this, but I can't deny that this will require great deals of money to ship to all those who do want to review it.

(Honest reviews will help others to buy it in the future)

(More than fifty are on my to send list.)

Here are the shipping prices for those who want the book;

To anyone in USA;
$16.19
To Uk, $18.00
To Italy, $20.00
To Argentina, $23.00
To Africa, $30.00
To Australia, $30.00
To India, $31.00

We have 50+ people to send books to, and as you can see...It gets pretty pricey.
So everything counts.


-What will I do with your money?-

Vanessa is the official character artist of the many characters who take part in The Other Side.

On average, Vanessa charges $50 per character:





So most of the funds would go to funding her artwork as she will be drawing characters from throughout the series. (There are 13+ books in total). Any extra funds will go to anything that is related to The Other Side;
-Advertisements
-Monthly Adobe Subscription
-Purchasing books for willing readers
-Equipment for Cameras, Computers, Books, and more!
-Dropbox Monthly Subscription (to store all The Other Side data)



My vision for The Other Side's future, is to utilize artwork so that we can help the minds eyes of all readers, to see exactly what us creators see, when writing and taking part in this long series. 

I want to have it so that readers/watchers have more to look forward to when not only reading but watching the videos. I also want to make an art-book with collections of character artwork in the future.  



(Made With Live Portrait Maker) [A program we no longer need to use thanks to our patrons]


-What ELSE do we plan on doing with your money?-

[Future Goals]

I would eventually like to hire a landscape/environmental artist, one who can portray the environments of both reflecting worlds like shown below.
These typically cost from $45-85. Vanessa has offered to draw backgrounds like these for 100$.





-Make an original soundtrack for the series-

You can listen to our developing soundtrack here;

https://soundcloud.com/tunesfromtheotherside



FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How did you publish your book?
I did it independently :) So I am what you would call, an Indie Author

What is an Indie Author?
Unlike traditional publishing, an indie author is allowed to create their own works of art without the need to seek an agent for publication. Traditionally publishing is certainly an easier road and one that everyone would take if they could.

I chose to publish independently because I did not feel like waiting a few weeks, months, or years for anyone's approval on this stories concept. 

The tradeoff is that the Indie Authors are forced to advertise, promote, his/her own work, without the assistance of a big company.

Many aspiring authors stray away from this road because of its expensive trials and tribulations. I do not blame them. 

In your '$30 Tier', you offer a 'Part-Time Writing Coach' program, what is that?

While being on this road of Indie Publishing, I've come across many other authors. In September 2017, I met one who came seeking help on rewriting, rebranding, and republishing her series. My dear friend Maria, joined what I have coined as the 'Creative Studies' program, where I as the Writing Coach would use my experience and knowledge to help her meet her goals. 

Over the years, this program expanded to two more clients who are also seeking their own goals. One aims to become a published Comic Book Artist, and the other, a renowned Author and Artist.

The Writing Coach program has proved to be very useful to them, and if you seek success while battling against your own weaknesses, I promise that within our communities group chats (on Discord and Instagram), we will find you a home where you can be as creative and talented as you wish to be.

How many people have you worked with?
So far, three wonderful people.

Why should we work with you? Are you certified in what you profess?
Well, the 'Creative Coaching' program comes with more than just advice on; preparing yourself to become an author, or following good routines to stay productive. I am here to help in whatever goal you desire. So if you wanted to write a novel series AND become more well known on social media, I can suggest my methods of obtaining organic growth based on experience, observation, and what I constantly teach myself.

I currently have 4 certifications with regards to social media.

Those being: Email Marketing, Sales Enablement, Inbound Marketing, and the Fundamentals of Digital Marketing with Google Digital Garage.

With my aid, so far; one client (the first to join) is about to publish her first book with an influx of readers and others who positively interact with her in regards to what literature she will be bringing to them.

I teaching myself new things to bring to not only she and the others, but myself and all those who follow after.

My time spent with my clients, helps not only them, but also what we do here for The Other Side. The funds they give in exchange for my service and advice, helps us more than we ever imagined.

Join us in our Creative Community to learn about yourself, and your characters.

If you're not here to become a part of the 'Creative Coaching' program, then perhaps you will consider supporting us with the other tiers. We offer a lot of merchandise in exchange for your support.

Thank you for your time, help, and service.

See you, on The Other Side.
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$220.29 of $300 per month
All funds are currently being spent on:

  1. Sending FREE books to readers who would like to read The Other Side. We are currently at $266?! 
  2. Paying our artist, Jessica Lagos for her hard work in bringing these characters to life.
Now that we've gotten to 266$, we will start shipping MORE BOOKS, AND obtaining MORE character-based artwork! :D 

We are now currently able to send 5 FREE books per month to readers in the USA. Thanks to the funds, we can now ALSO send 3 books to a foreign country. (The best part about these new funds, is that we have the option to select speedy shipping for foreign readers!) 

THIS IS INCREDIBLE!


Now that we've achieved our goal of $125, we'll begin searching for an artist to bring us more background artwork such as what's below. 🠗

I started this Patreon page in November 2018. I was so worried that it wouldn't go anywhere. But now, thanks to you all, I now believe that there is nowhere to go, but up.

Our goal after will be to arrive at $300 per month.
This will allow us to earn artwork at a swifter rate (and more types of art), thus speeding up the publication process for Book II, and those to come after.

Things we'd like to do with the artwork: 

  • We want to make an art book with character sketches and designs for readers! I have a lot of friends who love drawing. They love to collect art samples from those who've made games like, Legend of Zelda: Breath of The Wild, and Kingdom Hearts. So I figured, why not do the same?
  • The more artwork we have, the better we can convey our visual audiobook! Meaning, we would not only have our own original characters, but also our own backround visuals! Imagine that! 
  • We will also be able to update our debut novel with character and MORE background images! This will help enrich every readers' experience while visiting The Other Side!

Thanks to our 16 lovely patrons, w
e have hired a character artist for The Other Side series!
This is Vanessa! She'll be drawing every single character in the series as well as landscape and promotional artwork!



MORE INFO BELOW ON WHAT WE USE FUNDS FOR!

Here are the shipping prices in case you were interested;


To anyone in the USA, $16.19

To Uk, $18.00

To Italy, $20.00

To Argentina, $23.00


To Africa, $34.00

To Australia, $34.00

To India, $
34.00

(Africa, Australia, Argentina, and India take the longest! So the fastest shipping options are 30$+. Without a speedy option, they must wait 20-30 days!)

Why do we send free books? We want book reviews!
Book reviews help The Other Side with exposure and also helps the series grow stronger!

(See what readers are saying about the story so far!)

Reviews for The Other Side:
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/41004013-the-other-side

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