Kelsey Josephson

is creating sci-fi fantasy while drinking all the coffee.

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This tier is for you if you're looking for a way to support my writing at a low cost. Maybe you're low on funds, you want to sample the kinds of stories I write, or you've already bought my work on other platforms and want to contribute. Whatever the case may be, I'm glad you're here. Thank you so much for your support!

At this level, you'll receive a download of the first Strange Happenings story and access to the first three episodes of Forsaken Beauty and the Etherbeast.

You'll also receive access to my podcast, Strange Questions.
  • Episodes 1-3 of Forsaken Beauty and the Etherbeast
  • Something Happened on the Way to the World's Fair: A Strange Happenings Short Story
  • Strange Questions Podcast

Serial Subscriber

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Thank you so much for your support! Choose this level to access all episodes of Forsaken Beauty and the Etherbeast as they're released.

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 A bookish strongwoman longs for freedom.

A beast searches for a cure.

Together, they’ll break man-made curses.

After her own father sells her to the unscrupulous Ringmaster, Belle thinks she’ll spend the rest of her days performing cheap stunts while the Nuzaran masses gawk at her ether-poisoned body. A chance encounter with a beast by her solitary campfire changes everything. Can they find liberation or will the past consume them both?

Forsaken Beauty and the Etherbeast is a steampunk fairytale retelling, filled with mad science, airships, and magical tech! It will be released as 600-5,000 word episodes.

You'll also receive the first story of Strange Happenings and access to my podcast, Strange Questions.
  • Access to all Forsaken Beauty and the Etherbeast episodes
  • Something Happened on the Way to the World's Fair: A Strange Happenings Short Story
  • Strange Questions Podcast

Serial Subscriber Plus

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Thank you so much for your support!

At this level, in addition to access to all episodes of Forsaken Beauty and the Etherbeast and my podcast, Strange Questions, you'll also receive the first five stories of Strange Happenings. I'll share snippets and exclusive behind-the-scenes content monthly with you at this level.
  • Access to all Forsaken Beauty and the Etherbeast episodes
  • Strange Questions Podcast
  • Something Happened on the Way to the World's Fair: A Strange Happenings Short Story
  • The Blood is Life: A Strange Happenings Short Story
  • The Living Metal Man: A Strange Happenings Short Story
  • The Assistant: A Strange Happenings Short Story
  • The Resurrection Experiment: A Strange Happenings Short Story
  • Behind-the-scenes content

About Kelsey Josephson

Hello!

I’m Kelsey Josephson, author of the Strange Happenings and Forsaken Beauty and the Etherbeast serials. My favorite genres to write are speculative fiction, sci-fi, and fantasy, all with a dash of horror.

Strange Happenings
 is a gaslamp fantasy serial set around the 1893 World’s Fair and available on most distributors here. You can also find out more about the serial on my website here.

Forsaken Beauty and the Etherbeast is a steampunk fairy tale retelling, filled with mad science, airships, and magical tech! It will be released as 600-5,000 word episodes on both my Patreon and on a paid reading service.

So, why am I on Patreon?

I wanted to make Forsaken Beauty and the Etherbeast accessible for more readers and I thought Patreon would make an excellent home for it.

The other reason I'm on Patreon is I'm currently working on a novel version of Strange Happenings. Writing is going well on the project and I'm on track to completion. The book will be available both in both eBook and print form.  However, I've reached a point in my writing career I need to scale up my advertising. Unfortunately, when most of my available work is only $0.99 per story, before the distributors take their cut, my profit margins are razor thin.

I've been able to do a few ads, but some of the paid newsletters with the biggest impact are well beyond my budget at this time. I would like to use this Patreon to fund some of those dream newsletters and advertisements to help my book reach even more readers. In addition to writing, I'm a mother to two young children. With more funding, I'll be able to use my limited writing time for producing fiction instead of having to spend so much time working on organic reach on social media. Anything I earn beyond that will go towards more ambitious projects, artwork commissions, and beyond.

If you've read this far, thank you so much for your time. I appreciate any and all support!

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At $200 a month, I'll be able to advertise in some of my dream newsletters and websites. I'll also begin to save money for art commissions.
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By becoming a patron, you'll instantly unlock access to 9 exclusive posts
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