Forrest Leo

is creating a serialized novel

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This tier gives access to the book as it's being written. 

Thank you for being one of my first 50 patrons!  For that, you get access for less. 

For $5/month you have access to all chapters written that month, as well as all previous chapters.  

I will release a chapter every three days, so you will get 8-10 new chapters per month. 

You will also have the ability to comment on the work, and make suggestions as the book moves forward. 

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This tier gives access to the book as it's being written.

For $10/month you have access to all chapters written that month, as well as all previous chapters.

I will release a chapter every three days, so you will get 8-10 new chapters per month.

You will also have the ability to comment on the work, and make suggestions as the book moves forward.

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About Forrest Leo

The Adventuresses is a serialized novel, released in chapter-long installments every three days, about a poet who runs away to Paris to escape an arranged marriage and is drawn into a life of adventure.

A serial, according to the dictionary, is “anything published, broadcast, etc., in short installments at regular intervals.” The most familiar serials today are TV shows and film franchises. A couple hundred years ago, they were books.

Almost every major novel written between the 1820s and the 1920s was originally published as a serial. Great Expectations was serialized. Middlemarch was serialized. The Three Musketeers was serialized. Anna Karenina was serialized. The Brothers Karamazov was serialized. Bafflingly and gloriously, Ulysses was serialized.

What's cool (and sort of terrifying) about a serial is that neither audience nor author know quite where it's going to end up.  Sometimes it coheres into the brilliant finale of Adventure Time, and sometimes it devolves into the last season of Game of Thrones.  Either way, it's an adventure.

Feel free to comment on the chapters.  I can't promise that I'll take every suggestion, but part of the fun of this is that the book will evolve to suit the taste of its readership. 

Each chapter will be posted on here and will also be downloadable in PDF, ePub, and Kindle formats.  The audio tier has downloadable mp3s.
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By becoming a patron, you'll instantly unlock access to 35 exclusive posts
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Writings

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