Richard DeWald

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About Richard DeWald

I am a native Texan, living in New York City since 1999.  I have worked, or do work, as a computer programmer, Registered Nurse, writer, and cook. 

I am a zen student in the American Soto tradition.   I have culinary experience with Southern and Tex-Mex styles of cooking, nursing experience with both neonatal intensive care and also hospice home care, writing experience with news-weeklies, and programming experience with SAS and R.

In my heart, I am a writer.  It is what I have to give.  

I have marked my site as adult content because I write about sex and death.  I recognize my relationship mores are out of the mainstream.  Readers won't find salacious content here, but some of the polemics will be sex-positive.  For example, some content might reflect my alliance with the causes of sex workers.

I created this Patreon account to give others the chance to support and read my work before it is published.  I support other writers in much the same way, some on Patreon, because I want to support what they are doing.  Some I just like to read their stuff, others I think their work represents an important Good of some kind, and still others are a mixture of both things.

This is your chance to support me in the same way.  If you can't, don't worry, I am going to write anyway.  I'm not pulling any content from the public internet.  My published work won't be hard to track down.

In a similar vein, I don't need a group to meditate, but I seek the support of my meditation group because the association strengthens, deepens and assists my meditation practice.  It's easier to meditate alone when I also sit with my sangha.  We all need each other.

Will you be in my group of people who strengthen, deepen and assist my writing?  If you subscribe, you will get access to my unpublished work at various stages of being finished, depending on your tier.  At the higher tiers I intend to interact, ask for advice, and solicit feedback on things when I need such.

Unsolicited feedback will be welcome from any tier.  Thanks for stopping by.
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