Paul Wang

Paul Wang

Creating Science Fiction and Fantasy Worlds

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About Paul Wang

Who ARE You, Anyway?
My name is Paul Wang, and I write interactive fiction for a living. My published works include sci-fi epic Mecha Ace, high fantasy adventure The Hero of Kendrickstone, as well as gaslamp fantasy war drama Sabres of Infinity, and its sequel, Guns of Infinity.

WHY Do You Want My Money, Exactly?
I love writing about the worlds my stories take place in as much as I love writing the stories themselves. I love putting together maps, cultural analyses, clothing designs, orders of battle; everything that makes a fictional world seem more like a real one. Judging from the sort of feedback I get from my fans, they (or perhaps, you) love reading about those worlds just as much when I make them publicly available.

The problem is, I only get paid to do one of those things. 

As it stands now, I'm required to prioritise turning out published work over worldbuilding because that's the only way to pay the bills. As a recent graduate with plans to start a family, living in a city with one of the highest costs-of-living in the country, I will not hide the fact that I need to prioritise paying work over non-paying work. Unless I can find a way to make it help pay for my living costs, I may have to stop doing in-depth setting and worldbuilding content altogether. That means no more uniform sketches, no more character profiles, no more cultural commentaries, or mechanical discussions. 

Unless I can enlist your help.

What Do I Get Out Of This?
In return for your generous patronage, I'll be creating new content examining the settings of my works, starting with a series of articles on the Infinite Sea of Sabres of Infinity and Guns of Infinity. The more money I receive, the more time and effort I'll be able to justify spending on this new content, and the more expansive and extensive they will be. If I get enough funding, I'll be able to write further series, based on the Concordat of The Hero of Kendrickstone, and on the processes of writing and worldbuilding themselves.

All content will be made openly available on my website for free, but patrons will receive advanced access to new content via Patreon, with the ability to see content a week before it is openly avaliable!
$500 - reached! per month
A third monthly series, this time focusing on the technical aspects of worldbuilding and storytelling.
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