Chiaki Hirai

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  • I will offer you limited advice on your own projects to make sure you're not making something kinda racist or sexist.
  • I'll give you a slight discount if you need me to go do actual thorough research at a university library.
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About Chiaki Hirai

I write things for a living. I get paid to write news articles, but as you may have heard, journalists don't get paid much and I'm starving and depressed. What can you do about it?

Shower me with money.

What will you get out of this? Not much. Nothing almost. I'll even tell you to stop backing me on a monthly basis as part of my patron rewards. Will other things come up? I have no idea! I hate to over-promise things.

In the past I've written for websites like Tofugu, Anime Feminist, and Tumblr. I won't take your money to write for other websites that are paying me, but I will try to make more original personal work, so if you like some of the stuff I do on my own time, consider throwing me a few bucks to guilt trip me into doing more of it.

If you give me money, I'll thank you. You really deserve my thanks, but also, I'm going to be honest and question why exactly you might do that.
$5.28 of $25 per month
I'll live tweet and editorialize my experience drinking some iced tea of my choosing at least once a month.
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