Michael Baker - Author of Counterbalance Series is creating Novels, Short Stories, Fiction, Blogs, Videos and Maps
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Early Days....
$1 or more per month 3 of 10 patrons
This is just a little thing saying thank you to all those who support me! 


Sometimes, you will get little treats from me! 


Rengar: Every little helps!
$3 or more per month 1 patron
One of my first maps...a long time ago. I've gotten better now!


You guys are incredible! 


All patrons from this tier and up will be given access to my content feed, where I'll post tips on writing, small snippets of my work and weekly round-ups. 


You will also receive access to my Google Drive link, which will contain lore of the Counterbalance universe. This will contain general lore and the history of the world, as well as character profiles of the Counterbalance series.

The Beginning of the world: Counterbalance
$5 or more per month 3 patrons
This is for those wonderful people who want to add a little more support. 


To thank you, the more intimate lore of Rengar is open to you. Teeming with life, factions and continents, the Counterbalance universe has a vast history. Learn about them from this tier onward! Faction documents, the many political and magic system and races will be available to you via Google Drive link.


(Some of these will be released free initially to gather interest, then will be locked!)


You will also gain access to my flash fiction shorts, a new experience for me so it will be a pleasant journey. They'll usually be in fantasy, sci-fi or horror genre, just a little gift! You can expect these every few weeks or so as I build new content. 

Horse's Drinking Buddy
$7 or more per month 1 patron
A word of advice, Horse can outdrink everyone.


All those in this tier will get the Google Drive link to the Battles and Wars of the universe, as well as gaining access to my short stories. The start of my short story Codexes will begin from here. Get to explore the worlds i have been building! 


I will also be attempting drawing again (Warning: I am terrible at it!) Feel free to message me with suggestions, and I will upload them here!



To further promote my cartography services, all those who join this tier will be eligible to a 15% discount on one commission from me! 

One More Time - Character Creation
$10 or more per month 2 patrons


You will get a character of your likeness and set to be the main character of a short story! It will be delivered to you either privately, or publicly onto my Patreon or blog, it is your choice, as well as all previous rewards.


By doing this, you can create a character (that is in canon with the world. No sci-fi planes and stuff in this fantasy!) This will be done in private chat with me, whether messaging, Skype or Facebook, whatever will be suitable to you.


 

You will also gain the Google Drive access to my exclusive mini-series Trust in Me will also be posted for patrons in this tier upwards only, which explores the life of the vicious, cut-throat spellsword Montarc as he travels through Uldur. 




The Thousand Scars
$15 or more per month 0 patrons
Congratulations, you have joined the ranks of the most fierce mercenary army in recent memory: The Thousand Scars! 


Obviously, all previous tidbits. However, you will also receive one signed print of one of my Rengar maps! From a selection of Rengar, you pick one and I will print it out, sign it and ship it to you with a little personalised note thanking you for your support! (Estimated time: Q2-4 2017, health depending. This will come in time as I need to source the printing services). 


(Note: To cover costs of this, the patron will be eligible for shipping costs. However, production costs will come from your beautiful pledges. To be eligible for this reward and to avoid abuse, pledges of this level and higher must maintain the cycle for at least three payments, consecutive or non-consecutive, otherwise they will be void. 


Of course, I hope you wonderful guys will never withdraw, but I do understand if you cannot!) 


You will also get access to be the beginning of my own interactive video series, in which I'll recreate historical battles from my world with my narration. More on this to come!  

Army of Pharos: Saviours of Harloph
$25 or more per month 0 of 10 patrons
You are heros and survivors. Hinari, great leader of the Pharos Order, has permitted me to grant you these rewards. Oh I have a treat for you! 


Send me anything (you'll cover shipping costs) and I'll sign it, plus all previous rewards. This is a one-time thing, but it will be cool! 

Going on the reward previous, you will receive one signed map, as well as an ADDITIONAL map of your choice. 


In addition to the character creation of the 10$ tier, you will also get a short story written about your character once per quarter (2,000-3,000 words) I love world-building more then anything, and your character will get important roles. Rengar is virtually endless, and since my writing commissions are 10 cents/word, this is an excellent piece of kit! They will be exclusive to you too, only for your enjoyment! 


All previous conditions apply for this too <3 


Want to hang out? Now you can! In fighting my anxiety, I want to expand into Twitch streaming. Love video games? You can watch along with me during my journey! If not, we can just chat on any platform! This will be dependent on my health, but will try and make it as frequent as I can. 

Nectar of the Gods: The Octane
$50 or more per month 0 of 5 patrons
Wow. This is extraordinary! You have elevated to deity level of awesomeness. 


All previous rewards, plus a bonus. One of which will be perhaps my finest project: A full, interactive multi-piece map of Rengar. This is only just in the beginning stages, so this may take some time to come into fruition. It will take many months to put this together. More on this as it develops. 


You are also welcome to join my hangouts whenever we are both free, where we can talk about anything. Even secrets about Rengar which nobody but I know! The world is vast, much of it I am still exploring. 


I will also send you Octane Boxes of goodies every so often, depending upon finances and health. They will be relatively random, but I will try and make them exciting for you. 



Down the line I will likely add more content if this grows, as will the rewards! 

Tiers
Early Days....
$1 or more per month 3 of 10 patrons
This is just a little thing saying thank you to all those who support me! 


Sometimes, you will get little treats from me! 


Rengar: Every little helps!
$3 or more per month 1 patron
One of my first maps...a long time ago. I've gotten better now!


You guys are incredible! 


All patrons from this tier and up will be given access to my content feed, where I'll post tips on writing, small snippets of my work and weekly round-ups. 


You will also receive access to my Google Drive link, which will contain lore of the Counterbalance universe. This will contain general lore and the history of the world, as well as character profiles of the Counterbalance series.

The Beginning of the world: Counterbalance
$5 or more per month 3 patrons
This is for those wonderful people who want to add a little more support. 


To thank you, the more intimate lore of Rengar is open to you. Teeming with life, factions and continents, the Counterbalance universe has a vast history. Learn about them from this tier onward! Faction documents, the many political and magic system and races will be available to you via Google Drive link.


(Some of these will be released free initially to gather interest, then will be locked!)


You will also gain access to my flash fiction shorts, a new experience for me so it will be a pleasant journey. They'll usually be in fantasy, sci-fi or horror genre, just a little gift! You can expect these every few weeks or so as I build new content. 

Horse's Drinking Buddy
$7 or more per month 1 patron
A word of advice, Horse can outdrink everyone.


All those in this tier will get the Google Drive link to the Battles and Wars of the universe, as well as gaining access to my short stories. The start of my short story Codexes will begin from here. Get to explore the worlds i have been building! 


I will also be attempting drawing again (Warning: I am terrible at it!) Feel free to message me with suggestions, and I will upload them here!



To further promote my cartography services, all those who join this tier will be eligible to a 15% discount on one commission from me! 

One More Time - Character Creation
$10 or more per month 2 patrons


You will get a character of your likeness and set to be the main character of a short story! It will be delivered to you either privately, or publicly onto my Patreon or blog, it is your choice, as well as all previous rewards.


By doing this, you can create a character (that is in canon with the world. No sci-fi planes and stuff in this fantasy!) This will be done in private chat with me, whether messaging, Skype or Facebook, whatever will be suitable to you.


 

You will also gain the Google Drive access to my exclusive mini-series Trust in Me will also be posted for patrons in this tier upwards only, which explores the life of the vicious, cut-throat spellsword Montarc as he travels through Uldur. 




The Thousand Scars
$15 or more per month 0 patrons
Congratulations, you have joined the ranks of the most fierce mercenary army in recent memory: The Thousand Scars! 


Obviously, all previous tidbits. However, you will also receive one signed print of one of my Rengar maps! From a selection of Rengar, you pick one and I will print it out, sign it and ship it to you with a little personalised note thanking you for your support! (Estimated time: Q2-4 2017, health depending. This will come in time as I need to source the printing services). 


(Note: To cover costs of this, the patron will be eligible for shipping costs. However, production costs will come from your beautiful pledges. To be eligible for this reward and to avoid abuse, pledges of this level and higher must maintain the cycle for at least three payments, consecutive or non-consecutive, otherwise they will be void. 


Of course, I hope you wonderful guys will never withdraw, but I do understand if you cannot!) 


You will also get access to be the beginning of my own interactive video series, in which I'll recreate historical battles from my world with my narration. More on this to come!  

Army of Pharos: Saviours of Harloph
$25 or more per month 0 of 10 patrons
You are heros and survivors. Hinari, great leader of the Pharos Order, has permitted me to grant you these rewards. Oh I have a treat for you! 


Send me anything (you'll cover shipping costs) and I'll sign it, plus all previous rewards. This is a one-time thing, but it will be cool! 

Going on the reward previous, you will receive one signed map, as well as an ADDITIONAL map of your choice. 


In addition to the character creation of the 10$ tier, you will also get a short story written about your character once per quarter (2,000-3,000 words) I love world-building more then anything, and your character will get important roles. Rengar is virtually endless, and since my writing commissions are 10 cents/word, this is an excellent piece of kit! They will be exclusive to you too, only for your enjoyment! 


All previous conditions apply for this too <3 


Want to hang out? Now you can! In fighting my anxiety, I want to expand into Twitch streaming. Love video games? You can watch along with me during my journey! If not, we can just chat on any platform! This will be dependent on my health, but will try and make it as frequent as I can. 

Nectar of the Gods: The Octane
$50 or more per month 0 of 5 patrons
Wow. This is extraordinary! You have elevated to deity level of awesomeness. 


All previous rewards, plus a bonus. One of which will be perhaps my finest project: A full, interactive multi-piece map of Rengar. This is only just in the beginning stages, so this may take some time to come into fruition. It will take many months to put this together. More on this as it develops. 


You are also welcome to join my hangouts whenever we are both free, where we can talk about anything. Even secrets about Rengar which nobody but I know! The world is vast, much of it I am still exploring. 


I will also send you Octane Boxes of goodies every so often, depending upon finances and health. They will be relatively random, but I will try and make them exciting for you. 



Down the line I will likely add more content if this grows, as will the rewards!