The Bookavid is creating diverse writing advice and allyship advice
121

patrons

$488
per month
THE IMPORTANT STUFF - What you can expect from this Patreon
  • submit questions that I answer periodically. Choose your content. Ask me anything!
  • !new! posts twice a week (sometimes more often!)
  • exclusive writing advice in terms of writing diversely
  • exclusive advice on recognizing problematicnesss and allyship
  • exclusive educational blog posts
  • in-depth book talks about problematic books
  • exclusive personal advice column: the option to anonymously talk about specific personal issues that are exclusive to being marginalized and let off steam and brainstorm with people who understand
  • accessability: as a patron, there's a way for you to read posts from higher tiers. Choose which content you'd like to support.
  • discounts as a patron if you want to book my sensitivity reading services
  • a safe space to ask questions about writing diversely and being a good ally, and interact with other allies
  • a backlog of 250+ posts to rummage through with around 20 more new ones every month!
  • regular links to articles/resources on intersectionality freely accessible to everyone
I have an ask box that you can submit questions to and the content here basically works according to what you guys ask for. 

I'm also African, living in Germany, black, biracial, bisexual, disabled, ace-spectrum, non-binary, and neuroatypical - so if you have any questions in regards to writing characters that are one of these things, you can totally ask me for advice.

WHY PATREON?
I am disabled and need both medication and treatment that is not covered by my insurance and is very hard to pay for by myself. I work as much as I can, but because I'm physically restricted in the things I can do, it's tough to earn the money I need in order to survive. Aside from that, Patreon offers a safe space for allies to ask questions anonymously and a safe space for me to reply in depth without having to fear targeted harassment, so that's sweet.

WHY AREN'T YOU EDUCATING FOR FREE?
I used to, but I don't anymore. Aside from the financial stuff I mentioned -- Here you go. I wrote a whole post on this. 

WHO AM I?
I've been a book blogger educating about bigoted narratives for a while. From that, I sort of slipped more into publishing and here we are. In my free time, I also write YA and Adult fiction. With all the costs associated with trying to survive, Patreon enables me to pursue that as well and hopefully eventually making me able to share.

Right now I work in the publishing industry and continue to speak up both behind the scenes and in public when it comes to bigotry, in an attempt to make this industry more inclusive (if that's your jam, follow me on twitter ~ hey ~). By supporting me on patreon, you're supporting all my activism. I literally couldn't do any of this without you and I most certainly wouldn't. 
Tiers
HEY BESTIE
$1 or more per month 82 patrons
This will get you my undying gratitude. Thank you so much. And access to shorter Patreon-exclusive posts about recognizing problematicness in books.


PLUS: 5% off ALL editing and sensitivity reading services you book with me for 2+ month patrons.

MATES
$5 or more per month 15 patrons
all of the above.


And you'll also get the option to ask me about anything in regards to being marginalized and advice about any topic/situation you're in as a marginalized person. Let's get personal!

 

PLUS  5% off ALL editing and sensitivity reading services you book with me for 2+ month patrons.  

READING BUDS
$10 or more per month 12 patrons
all of the above. 


Ask me any question you want about recognizing problematicness in books. You'll get acccess to ALL the Patreon-exclusive advice I post about reading critically. 
PLUS you'll get access to more posts about allyship and advocacy.


PLUS: 5% off ALL editing and sensitivity reading services you book with me for 2+ month patrons.

THE WRITING ALLY
$15 or more per month 13 patrons
all of the above and the option to ask me about your own writing. I'll be giving advice about personalized writing questions in terms of writing diversely. 
PLUS all posts about allyship and advocacy of course.


PLUS: 10% off ALL editing and sensitivity reading services you book with me for 2+ month patrons.

Goals
$488 of $700 per month
I LOVE YOU GUYS AHHH
With this, I'd be able to pay a significant portion of my living costs.
This would also include replacing the monthly student benefits that were cancelled because of my disability. This will lift a huge weight off my chest. 

If this goal is ever reached, I'd like to lower the tier costs significantly and maybe even fuse some of the tiers into one, which means more content for less $! I'll also double % of discounts you'll get for sensitivity reads permanently. 


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THE IMPORTANT STUFF - What you can expect from this Patreon
  • submit questions that I answer periodically. Choose your content. Ask me anything!
  • !new! posts twice a week (sometimes more often!)
  • exclusive writing advice in terms of writing diversely
  • exclusive advice on recognizing problematicnesss and allyship
  • exclusive educational blog posts
  • in-depth book talks about problematic books
  • exclusive personal advice column: the option to anonymously talk about specific personal issues that are exclusive to being marginalized and let off steam and brainstorm with people who understand
  • accessability: as a patron, there's a way for you to read posts from higher tiers. Choose which content you'd like to support.
  • discounts as a patron if you want to book my sensitivity reading services
  • a safe space to ask questions about writing diversely and being a good ally, and interact with other allies
  • a backlog of 250+ posts to rummage through with around 20 more new ones every month!
  • regular links to articles/resources on intersectionality freely accessible to everyone
I have an ask box that you can submit questions to and the content here basically works according to what you guys ask for. 

I'm also African, living in Germany, black, biracial, bisexual, disabled, ace-spectrum, non-binary, and neuroatypical - so if you have any questions in regards to writing characters that are one of these things, you can totally ask me for advice.

WHY PATREON?
I am disabled and need both medication and treatment that is not covered by my insurance and is very hard to pay for by myself. I work as much as I can, but because I'm physically restricted in the things I can do, it's tough to earn the money I need in order to survive. Aside from that, Patreon offers a safe space for allies to ask questions anonymously and a safe space for me to reply in depth without having to fear targeted harassment, so that's sweet.

WHY AREN'T YOU EDUCATING FOR FREE?
I used to, but I don't anymore. Aside from the financial stuff I mentioned -- Here you go. I wrote a whole post on this. 

WHO AM I?
I've been a book blogger educating about bigoted narratives for a while. From that, I sort of slipped more into publishing and here we are. In my free time, I also write YA and Adult fiction. With all the costs associated with trying to survive, Patreon enables me to pursue that as well and hopefully eventually making me able to share.

Right now I work in the publishing industry and continue to speak up both behind the scenes and in public when it comes to bigotry, in an attempt to make this industry more inclusive (if that's your jam, follow me on twitter ~ hey ~). By supporting me on patreon, you're supporting all my activism. I literally couldn't do any of this without you and I most certainly wouldn't. 

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Tiers
HEY BESTIE
$1 or more per month 82 patrons
This will get you my undying gratitude. Thank you so much. And access to shorter Patreon-exclusive posts about recognizing problematicness in books.


PLUS: 5% off ALL editing and sensitivity reading services you book with me for 2+ month patrons.

MATES
$5 or more per month 15 patrons
all of the above.


And you'll also get the option to ask me about anything in regards to being marginalized and advice about any topic/situation you're in as a marginalized person. Let's get personal!

 

PLUS  5% off ALL editing and sensitivity reading services you book with me for 2+ month patrons.  

READING BUDS
$10 or more per month 12 patrons
all of the above. 


Ask me any question you want about recognizing problematicness in books. You'll get acccess to ALL the Patreon-exclusive advice I post about reading critically. 
PLUS you'll get access to more posts about allyship and advocacy.


PLUS: 5% off ALL editing and sensitivity reading services you book with me for 2+ month patrons.

THE WRITING ALLY
$15 or more per month 13 patrons
all of the above and the option to ask me about your own writing. I'll be giving advice about personalized writing questions in terms of writing diversely. 
PLUS all posts about allyship and advocacy of course.


PLUS: 10% off ALL editing and sensitivity reading services you book with me for 2+ month patrons.