Bee Gabrielis creating criticism and a cooking blog
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In addition to the rewards from the previous tier, this will basically allow you to commission me once per year. So think of any topic you'd like to see me write 2-300 words on - a game, a movie, an album, a book, a current event, a theoretical phrase - and let me know when I message you.
In the last year and change, I've been juggling crawling toward transitioning (still just social so far) with losing work and barely making things work freelancing without bylines. I would like to get back to writing (and podcasting, and whatever else people would be interested in) in a more structured fashion. If you think that might be neat, I could really use your help.
If you'd like, here's a more complete list of things I've written. But I also dabble elsewhere as well. I've made (kind of a lot of) music, a handful of small games, a meme or two, and more. Creative work is important to me because I can't help but make it, but also because it seems odd to me to be a reader without also writing. And reading's what I like to do, in the broadest sense - of books and films and games and organizations and structures and the whole shitty playground of capitalism.
Concretely speaking, I'll be aiming for one new piece a month. That might be a piece of writing I put on my blog, or it might be a podcast episode - I would really like to get back to Reading Games: A Personal Critical Canon, and I have some other ideas that I'd like to start if I finish that project (or even before). At least to start, the essays will likely focus on a specific piece of media I've engaged with recently. If you want me to engage with something particular, or to try out something different, let me know - even if you aren't a patron just yet. I've been doing a lot of cooking the last year or so, maybe we could talk about that?
At this level, I'll commit to two pieces - hopefully one article and one podcast, with occasional games/music/etc substitutions - per month