Apex Magazine is creating An online SF, Fantasy, and Horror zine.
130
patrons
$598
per month
For 11+ years, Apex Magazine has brought online readers a monthly dose of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and genre-blending stories and poems. Each issue includes original stories and reprints, along with author/artist interviews and genre-related nonfiction. We are a three-time Hugo Award nominee and our stories have earned multiple Hugo and Nebula Award nominations and even won a couple. Our mandate has always been to bring you, the reader, works full of marrow and passion, and stories where secret places and dreams are put on display.

Expansion plans for Apex Magazine:
*The addition of more original fiction.
*Adding a second story to our monthly podcast.
*Add a second reprint to each issue.
*More artwork
*Increase pay for our writers and artists.

This is where Patreon can help us. We've always made our content available to read online for free and that is not going to change. For the last seven years, we've relied on traditional digital subscriptions as our means of reliable income. Patreon will provide another source of safe month to month income and enable Apex Magazine to go forward with its growth plans should we meet our goals.

How does Patreon work? You can pledge any amount that you want and once a month Patreon will automatically bill you for that amount. At different reward tiers, you're rewarded with more!
Tiers
PATRON
$1 or more per month 31 patrons
Thank you for supporting Apex Magazine!

You're helping feed writers. And fed writers are a good thing. It means they won't eat us.
BLESSED PATRON
$2.99 or more per month 53 patrons
You receive a digital download of the latest issue (ePub/mobi/PDF). Enjoy 25,000 to 35,000 words of dark SF entertainment for the price of a cheap eBook.


Delivered on the Sunday before first Tuesday of each month. Yep, this means you receive your issue three days before everyone else!

MINION
$5 or more per month 22 patrons
You receive the Blessed Patron award plus your choice of one Apex Book Company eBook each month.
MINION LEADER
$10 or more per month 18 patrons

At this level you will receive a $2 discount code to the ApexBookCompany.com bookstore. Your code can be used for all items under the Apex Magazine and All Books categories.


All Books category link: https://www.apexbookcompany.com/collections/alpha-print


Apex Magazine category link: https://www.apexbookcompany.com/collections/apex-magazine-all


You can save your discount codes for store credit. For instance, if you've received three $2 discount codes, you can use each, or you can us to combine them and receive a $6 discount code in their place.


You also receive the new issue of Apex Magazine!



Build a Word Bank
$15 or more per month 8 of 10 patrons

For each month at this tier, you will bank 1,000 words for a story critique by Apex Magazine editor-in-chief Jason Sizemore or managing editor Lesley Conner.


How does this banking work? After two months, you will 2,000 words. After three months, 3,000 words. Your word bank maxes out at 10,000 words.


Please note that any story submitted for a critique by the editors will not be given special consideration for publication. 


At this level you will also receive the current issue of Apex Magazine.

Alien Underling
$20 or more per month 0 patrons

At this level you will receive a $5 discount code to the  ApexBookCompany.com bookstore. Your code can be used for all items under  the Apex Magazine and All Books categories.


All Books category link: https://www.apexbookcompany.com/collections/alpha-print


Apex Magazine category link: https://www.apexbookcompany.com/collections/apex-magazine-all


You can save your discount codes for store credit. For instance, if  you've received three $5 discount codes, you can use each, or you can us  to combine them and receive a $15 discount code in their place.


You also receive the new issue of Apex Magazine!


This is a great option for earning freebies or gifting discounts to friends!

ALIEN LIEUTENANT
$25 or more per month 1 of 50 patrons

You receive the Minion Leader reward plus one (1) Apex Book Company trade paperback print edition title of your choice.


You also receive the new issue of Apex Magazine!


This tier price includes shipping.


For US backers only.

Meeting of the Minds
$100 or more per month 0 of 2 patrons

Take part in an hour long video conference private workshop with Jason Sizemore and Lesley Conner. We can workshop your story or novel excerpt and help you bring a work from "good" to "pro level good."


Please note that any story submitted for a critique by the editors will not be given special consideration for publication.


At this level you will also receive the current issue of Apex Magazine.

Goals
$598 of $600 per month
At this level, we will publish one original novelette every second issue.
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For 11+ years, Apex Magazine has brought online readers a monthly dose of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and genre-blending stories and poems. Each issue includes original stories and reprints, along with author/artist interviews and genre-related nonfiction. We are a three-time Hugo Award nominee and our stories have earned multiple Hugo and Nebula Award nominations and even won a couple. Our mandate has always been to bring you, the reader, works full of marrow and passion, and stories where secret places and dreams are put on display.

Expansion plans for Apex Magazine:
*The addition of more original fiction.
*Adding a second story to our monthly podcast.
*Add a second reprint to each issue.
*More artwork
*Increase pay for our writers and artists.

This is where Patreon can help us. We've always made our content available to read online for free and that is not going to change. For the last seven years, we've relied on traditional digital subscriptions as our means of reliable income. Patreon will provide another source of safe month to month income and enable Apex Magazine to go forward with its growth plans should we meet our goals.

How does Patreon work? You can pledge any amount that you want and once a month Patreon will automatically bill you for that amount. At different reward tiers, you're rewarded with more!

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Tiers
PATRON
$1 or more per month 31 patrons
Thank you for supporting Apex Magazine!

You're helping feed writers. And fed writers are a good thing. It means they won't eat us.
BLESSED PATRON
$2.99 or more per month 53 patrons
You receive a digital download of the latest issue (ePub/mobi/PDF). Enjoy 25,000 to 35,000 words of dark SF entertainment for the price of a cheap eBook.


Delivered on the Sunday before first Tuesday of each month. Yep, this means you receive your issue three days before everyone else!

MINION
$5 or more per month 22 patrons
You receive the Blessed Patron award plus your choice of one Apex Book Company eBook each month.
MINION LEADER
$10 or more per month 18 patrons

At this level you will receive a $2 discount code to the ApexBookCompany.com bookstore. Your code can be used for all items under the Apex Magazine and All Books categories.


All Books category link: https://www.apexbookcompany.com/collections/alpha-print


Apex Magazine category link: https://www.apexbookcompany.com/collections/apex-magazine-all


You can save your discount codes for store credit. For instance, if you've received three $2 discount codes, you can use each, or you can us to combine them and receive a $6 discount code in their place.


You also receive the new issue of Apex Magazine!



Build a Word Bank
$15 or more per month 8 of 10 patrons

For each month at this tier, you will bank 1,000 words for a story critique by Apex Magazine editor-in-chief Jason Sizemore or managing editor Lesley Conner.


How does this banking work? After two months, you will 2,000 words. After three months, 3,000 words. Your word bank maxes out at 10,000 words.


Please note that any story submitted for a critique by the editors will not be given special consideration for publication. 


At this level you will also receive the current issue of Apex Magazine.

Alien Underling
$20 or more per month 0 patrons

At this level you will receive a $5 discount code to the  ApexBookCompany.com bookstore. Your code can be used for all items under  the Apex Magazine and All Books categories.


All Books category link: https://www.apexbookcompany.com/collections/alpha-print


Apex Magazine category link: https://www.apexbookcompany.com/collections/apex-magazine-all


You can save your discount codes for store credit. For instance, if  you've received three $5 discount codes, you can use each, or you can us  to combine them and receive a $15 discount code in their place.


You also receive the new issue of Apex Magazine!


This is a great option for earning freebies or gifting discounts to friends!

ALIEN LIEUTENANT
$25 or more per month 1 of 50 patrons

You receive the Minion Leader reward plus one (1) Apex Book Company trade paperback print edition title of your choice.


You also receive the new issue of Apex Magazine!


This tier price includes shipping.


For US backers only.

Meeting of the Minds
$100 or more per month 0 of 2 patrons

Take part in an hour long video conference private workshop with Jason Sizemore and Lesley Conner. We can workshop your story or novel excerpt and help you bring a work from "good" to "pro level good."


Please note that any story submitted for a critique by the editors will not be given special consideration for publication.


At this level you will also receive the current issue of Apex Magazine.