Margaret Telsch-Williams

is creating short stories.

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patrons


If you've made it to my Patreon page, you should already know that I'm Margaret Telsch-Williams (aka: M. Telsch-Williams) and I'm a writer. In this case, science fiction and fantasy short stories which I'd like to share with you approximately once a month. Whether you're into brutish female captains in search of a DNA stash on a far off planet, or you want a fantasy that's grimy and magical in all the right ways, you're in the right place.



Honestly, novels (which I adore and do have one, two, or three currently in progress) take a long time to write, edit, and package. Like, years. Short stories still require a good amount of work to produce, but they can be done quicker. Aside from my graduate degree in writing, I have a degree in biology so my stories lean in many directions from the rainforest-fueled engines of spacecrafts, to missing children landing in very dangerous gardens.



Getting support from you means a lot of things to me. Monetarily, I can purchase new notebooks and ink, save a little, and perhaps travel to book events. Oh, and being able to chip off chunks of my student loan would be awesome. Remember that whole biology degree thing? Turns out I have to pay them back for those classes.

Aside from where your financial support would go, earning something for writing helps me step aside from other obligations in order to do what I love. I tend to stretch myself too thin, trying to help everyone else with everything they need, but knowing I have patrons waiting for me to share a story helps me prioritize my writing and say no to garage sales, barn raisings, romantic comedies, burying dead animals, and general non-wine events.



If you love good science fiction and fantasy stories delivered to you monthly in exchange for supporting an author, I'd be grateful beyond words if you signed up. To do so, choose a tier to the right which suites your needs and your budget, subscribe, and I'll see you on the other side.

Wait! Just so you know, when you sign up, you'll get instant access to all of the previous stories I've already shared on Patreon. Right away you're going to have something to read to get you through to the end of the month when most of my stories drop.

Still not sure? Check out my website and see more of what I'm about. While you're there, if you sign up for my free newsletter, you'll immediately get a copy of the first chapter of my novel WILD TYPE so you can try my writing on for size.

"We're one together, and no one alone."
Tiers
Quiet Flame
$1 or more per short story.

As a quiet flame  you get:


Access to the patron-only feed (about a post a month)


A copy of all short stories as they're released (about once a month)

Sibling of the Stars
$3 or more per short story.

As a sibling of the stars you get:


All quiet flame rewards


Your name listed in each short story's acknowledgements.

Burdened with Magic
$5 or more per short story.

As someone burdened with magic you get:


All sibling of the stars rewards


A copy of the original first-draft version of short stories as they release. (warning: no edits, notes to myself, general roughness)

High Council Member
$10 or more per short story.

As a high council member you get:


All burdened with magic rewards


SWAG!! Postcards, stickers, bookmarks, oh my! (sent approximately three times a year)

Goals
10% complete
The sweet spot, the cherry on top. To show my appreciation for everyone's support, I'll record a thank you video dressed up as something special. Might be my choice, might be yours.
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If you've made it to my Patreon page, you should already know that I'm Margaret Telsch-Williams (aka: M. Telsch-Williams) and I'm a writer. In this case, science fiction and fantasy short stories which I'd like to share with you approximately once a month. Whether you're into brutish female captains in search of a DNA stash on a far off planet, or you want a fantasy that's grimy and magical in all the right ways, you're in the right place.



Honestly, novels (which I adore and do have one, two, or three currently in progress) take a long time to write, edit, and package. Like, years. Short stories still require a good amount of work to produce, but they can be done quicker. Aside from my graduate degree in writing, I have a degree in biology so my stories lean in many directions from the rainforest-fueled engines of spacecrafts, to missing children landing in very dangerous gardens.



Getting support from you means a lot of things to me. Monetarily, I can purchase new notebooks and ink, save a little, and perhaps travel to book events. Oh, and being able to chip off chunks of my student loan would be awesome. Remember that whole biology degree thing? Turns out I have to pay them back for those classes.

Aside from where your financial support would go, earning something for writing helps me step aside from other obligations in order to do what I love. I tend to stretch myself too thin, trying to help everyone else with everything they need, but knowing I have patrons waiting for me to share a story helps me prioritize my writing and say no to garage sales, barn raisings, romantic comedies, burying dead animals, and general non-wine events.



If you love good science fiction and fantasy stories delivered to you monthly in exchange for supporting an author, I'd be grateful beyond words if you signed up. To do so, choose a tier to the right which suites your needs and your budget, subscribe, and I'll see you on the other side.

Wait! Just so you know, when you sign up, you'll get instant access to all of the previous stories I've already shared on Patreon. Right away you're going to have something to read to get you through to the end of the month when most of my stories drop.

Still not sure? Check out my website and see more of what I'm about. While you're there, if you sign up for my free newsletter, you'll immediately get a copy of the first chapter of my novel WILD TYPE so you can try my writing on for size.

"We're one together, and no one alone."

Recent posts by Margaret Telsch-Williams

Tiers
Quiet Flame
$1 or more per short story.

As a quiet flame  you get:


Access to the patron-only feed (about a post a month)


A copy of all short stories as they're released (about once a month)

Sibling of the Stars
$3 or more per short story.

As a sibling of the stars you get:


All quiet flame rewards


Your name listed in each short story's acknowledgements.

Burdened with Magic
$5 or more per short story.

As someone burdened with magic you get:


All sibling of the stars rewards


A copy of the original first-draft version of short stories as they release. (warning: no edits, notes to myself, general roughness)

High Council Member
$10 or more per short story.

As a high council member you get:


All burdened with magic rewards


SWAG!! Postcards, stickers, bookmarks, oh my! (sent approximately three times a year)