New Escapologist

is creating a blog, a monthly newsletter, and exclusive Patreon content

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Escapologist
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Support the newsletter and blog, but also see how New Escapologist works!

Read "Running Man," a new series (for patrons only) about the creative decisions of an escapee writer: a more transparent, under-the-hood, and emotionally-candid stream of content than the main NE blog.
Advanced Escapologist
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Support the same projects as the entry-level tier and receive the same rewards but HARDER.

You will also get instant access to password-protected archive essays in the vault.
Friend o' Wringham (New!)
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Robert Wringham is the brainbox behind New Escapologist and you can support his writing practice directly. Do this to receive an email of personal thanks, exclusive content, and a personalised greetings card at the end of the year.

You will also (of course!) be able to read the exclusive Patreon content including the "Running Man" series and all the rest of it.

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About

Originally a small-press magazine run by Robert Wringham and friends between 2007 and 2017, New Escapologist featured wise and funny writing about work (bah) and the good life (hoorah).

The central theme was—is!—ESCAPE. You, like Houdini, can escape the mediocrity of the worker-consumer treadmill with WIT, COURAGE, and APLOMB. It's true! Line things up so you can be free to do whatever you like, so long as it doesn't hurt anyone. Think cottage industry. Think part-time work. Think creativity, resourcefulness, imagination.

The magazine has drawn to a close, but it lives on as an email newsletter, a long-running blog, and as a column in the Idler magazine—not to mention a back catalogue and a well-received book. There’s also a new book in the works for 2020.

The newsletter and blog are free for everyone to read, but there's a cost to maintaining this digital afterlife and a cost to generating so much lovely content. The solution? Exclusive, behind-the-scenes insights to supporters (patrons) of New Escapologist.

So let's party. Let's feed the meter and make some happy, useful words come out. Any and all support is received with gratitude. THANK YOU.
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