Hi! My name is Lyssa Chiavari and I write science fiction and fantasy for young adults. I love creating worlds that are both fantastical and familiar, and above all inclusive. I'm also an indie author, a member of two co-op publishers (Snowy Wings Publishing and The Kraken Collective), and a somewhat-obsessive studier of the publishing industry, and I love sharing the things I've learned with other authors in the hopes of making publishing a more accessible and diverse industry.
Creating and sharing stories is not just a hobby for me, it's consumed my life. But it's become more difficult for me to support myself with it in recent years due to some ongoing health problems. My medical bills have gotten a little out of control, and many months it's a struggle to make ends meet while also being able to stick to a consistent writing schedule. It's my hope that by connecting with readers and creators like you here on Patreon, I will be able to write more, worry less about finances, and be able to share some magical new stories and publishing insight with all of you as well!
If you haven't read any of my work yet, you can see my book list here on my website. I also have a few free short stories on InstaFreebie that you can check out to see if you like my writing! If you're an author interested in checking out my Patreon-exclusive Indie Insider podcast, you can check out some of the blog posts with publishing tips I've written in the past.
Thank you so much for your support! I truly appreciate it.