Nicole Grotepas

is creating sci-fi stories and novels

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patrons
Tiers
Initiate
$1 or more per Short stories
You get a digital download of short stories released for Patrons, plus your name in the acknowledgments of each story.
Guild-member
$3 or more per Short stories
At this level you'll have early access to my vlog updates when a story is released. The vlog updates are each 2 to 3 minutes long and are available for three months to Patrons at this level and up, after which I'll release them to the general public. Of course at this level, you also get digital downloads of short stories supported by Patrons and your name listed in the acknowledgments!
Guild-scribe
$5 or more per Short stories
For being a $5 donor, you'll not only get a digital download of each story and all the aforementioned items (named in acknowledgements and vlog videos), but I will also write you exclusive email updates that will delight you with hilarity and other useful links, that I use when I'm writing and other stuff I think is worthy of passing on.
Novice
$10 or more per Short stories
Patrons at this tier receive a handwritten postcard from me featuring cover artwork from one of my publications twice a year! Plus, you get named in the acknowledgments AND a digital download of the short story. Thanks!
Journeyman
$15 or more per Short stories
This reward includes the $10 Patron reward plus a random surprise! This could be anything from Patron-only access to a short story featuring a character from a current work or a totally new venture, to a blog post, a vlog, or a chapter from my current Work-In-Progress. It could be ANYTHING.
Guild Ambassador
$20 or more per Short stories
You know how to strike a deal. Or an accord. Treaties and such. That's why this level includes the $10 and $15 Patron rewards plus access to a private creation-video. Think of the Monty Python skit of Thomas Hardy writing Return of the Native and then imagine it's me working on a short story or a chapter from a serial or a novel narrating my process. The mystery will be unveiled! This plus digital copies of Patron-supported short stories. And yes, I'm beginning to make up this guild-related terminology . . .
The Diplomat
$25 or more per Short stories
You get a printed chapbook of one short story per year sent out before November. It's a random story per subscriber and is based on my preference. Here's the kicker: the package it comes in will include various swag items ranging from stickers, postcards, and buttons to fun photos of me and my cats. Patrons at this level also enjoy the indulgence of digital copies of all Patron short stories.
The Saboteur
$35 or more per Short stories
For you clever subscribers, you'll receive TWO chapbook short stories per year (mid-year and end-of-year), plus all the fun swag I generate and send out to my superstar Patrons (plus all the other glorious Patron stuff like acknowledgements and gratuitous thank-you videos [exclusive to you]) that I do periodically throughout the year!
Guild Boss
$100 or more per Short stories
No one should be giving me this much money. But, if you want to, cool. Wow. So at this unbelievable, guildy-bossy level, you receive a Patron-supported printed anthology of the short stories I release throughout the year. This is on a yearly basis and so it won't be more than twelve stories, but it won't be less than six. Additionally, these superstars will be inserted into a story in some form or another (a classic, well-loved reward, no?). Like, for instance, cat form. Or human form, Lester (if your name is Lester) the cat, or Lester the bartender at the Pit-Stop at Space Station #12. At this level, the question is more of the 'what aren't you getting' variety, than what you ARE getting. Everything else (swag, digital copies, acknowledgement). And then some!
Tiers
Initiate
$1 or more per Short stories
You get a digital download of short stories released for Patrons, plus your name in the acknowledgments of each story.
Guild-member
$3 or more per Short stories
At this level you'll have early access to my vlog updates when a story is released. The vlog updates are each 2 to 3 minutes long and are available for three months to Patrons at this level and up, after which I'll release them to the general public. Of course at this level, you also get digital downloads of short stories supported by Patrons and your name listed in the acknowledgments!
Guild-scribe
$5 or more per Short stories
For being a $5 donor, you'll not only get a digital download of each story and all the aforementioned items (named in acknowledgements and vlog videos), but I will also write you exclusive email updates that will delight you with hilarity and other useful links, that I use when I'm writing and other stuff I think is worthy of passing on.
Novice
$10 or more per Short stories
Patrons at this tier receive a handwritten postcard from me featuring cover artwork from one of my publications twice a year! Plus, you get named in the acknowledgments AND a digital download of the short story. Thanks!
Journeyman
$15 or more per Short stories
This reward includes the $10 Patron reward plus a random surprise! This could be anything from Patron-only access to a short story featuring a character from a current work or a totally new venture, to a blog post, a vlog, or a chapter from my current Work-In-Progress. It could be ANYTHING.
Guild Ambassador
$20 or more per Short stories
You know how to strike a deal. Or an accord. Treaties and such. That's why this level includes the $10 and $15 Patron rewards plus access to a private creation-video. Think of the Monty Python skit of Thomas Hardy writing Return of the Native and then imagine it's me working on a short story or a chapter from a serial or a novel narrating my process. The mystery will be unveiled! This plus digital copies of Patron-supported short stories. And yes, I'm beginning to make up this guild-related terminology . . .
The Diplomat
$25 or more per Short stories
You get a printed chapbook of one short story per year sent out before November. It's a random story per subscriber and is based on my preference. Here's the kicker: the package it comes in will include various swag items ranging from stickers, postcards, and buttons to fun photos of me and my cats. Patrons at this level also enjoy the indulgence of digital copies of all Patron short stories.
The Saboteur
$35 or more per Short stories
For you clever subscribers, you'll receive TWO chapbook short stories per year (mid-year and end-of-year), plus all the fun swag I generate and send out to my superstar Patrons (plus all the other glorious Patron stuff like acknowledgements and gratuitous thank-you videos [exclusive to you]) that I do periodically throughout the year!
Guild Boss
$100 or more per Short stories
No one should be giving me this much money. But, if you want to, cool. Wow. So at this unbelievable, guildy-bossy level, you receive a Patron-supported printed anthology of the short stories I release throughout the year. This is on a yearly basis and so it won't be more than twelve stories, but it won't be less than six. Additionally, these superstars will be inserted into a story in some form or another (a classic, well-loved reward, no?). Like, for instance, cat form. Or human form, Lester (if your name is Lester) the cat, or Lester the bartender at the Pit-Stop at Space Station #12. At this level, the question is more of the 'what aren't you getting' variety, than what you ARE getting. Everything else (swag, digital copies, acknowledgement). And then some!