Tyler Gates is creating Fiction
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patrons

$42
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I'm Tyler Gates, and I'm a small writer with big ideas.

I live in Adelaide, Australia, where I write historical fiction and fantasy. The South Australian Writers' Centre named me one of their 'youngest and brightest' writers, so that's something. My short stories have been published in several (well, a few) anthologies, including Colossus of Ephesus, which appeared in the WARRIOR collection by LGBT+ publisher, Ink & Locket Press.

Short stories are great, but I'm aiming for bigger word counts. Maybe even The Novel. Unfortunately, the market in Australia doesn't suit the type of stories I want to write. The price to publish an author is high, and the publishing industry is restrictive with what they will or won't back. And I have no interest writing a cricketer's biography.

That's where you come in.

With your help, I can ditch the gatekeepers and self-publish. I'm not talking about creating a bestseller (though, that would be nice), I'm talking about being in the position to publish original content without restrictions based on the local market. I'm talking about strengthening my financial muscles to get things done (I'm a scrawny guy).

Any support you give me in this quest is appreciated. Thank you! Hopefully the stories I write are something you can be proud to say you helped birth (I'll leave you with that image).
Tiers
Team Majestic
$2 or more per creation 1 patron
Thank you for being a patron! At this level you'll have access to unedited, unrefined works-in-progress. You'll see raw drafts, scenes, character sketches, and other exclusive posts. I value any feedback you give, it's worth more than gold to a writer. Gosh, maybe I should be paying you (I won't, but nice try).
Team Coffee Lover
$5 or more per creation 1 patron
Get it, because it's the price of a coffee! You don't like coffee? Oh. In addition to all previous level rewards, you'll have access to my Patreon blog, exclusive manuscript content, and you'll have a direct hand in story development via polls. 
Team Freaky
$10 or more per creation 1 patron
Honestly, I don't know why you're doing this. You mad, mad freak. In addition to all previous level rewards, I'll mention you in the dedication for upcoming works. You'll also have access to video hangouts I'll arrange via Google Hangout or Skype. In the words of Rick Grimes, we can talk about 'stuff and thangs'. 
Above and Beyond
$20 or more per creation 2 patrons
This is here for insane people. You should be in a padded room, my friend. Seriously, thank you. In addition to the soul of my firstborn child, you'll have access to all previous rewards, plus I'll arrange a special gift (free digital copy of upcoming work, author signed copy, or something that's applicable).  
Goals
$42 of $50 per creation
Honestly, this inspires me to write more, knowing you guys are there to share this experience with me. Plus, it goes toward justifying my choices in life. So that's super!
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I'm Tyler Gates, and I'm a small writer with big ideas.

I live in Adelaide, Australia, where I write historical fiction and fantasy. The South Australian Writers' Centre named me one of their 'youngest and brightest' writers, so that's something. My short stories have been published in several (well, a few) anthologies, including Colossus of Ephesus, which appeared in the WARRIOR collection by LGBT+ publisher, Ink & Locket Press.

Short stories are great, but I'm aiming for bigger word counts. Maybe even The Novel. Unfortunately, the market in Australia doesn't suit the type of stories I want to write. The price to publish an author is high, and the publishing industry is restrictive with what they will or won't back. And I have no interest writing a cricketer's biography.

That's where you come in.

With your help, I can ditch the gatekeepers and self-publish. I'm not talking about creating a bestseller (though, that would be nice), I'm talking about being in the position to publish original content without restrictions based on the local market. I'm talking about strengthening my financial muscles to get things done (I'm a scrawny guy).

Any support you give me in this quest is appreciated. Thank you! Hopefully the stories I write are something you can be proud to say you helped birth (I'll leave you with that image).

Recent posts by Tyler Gates

Tiers
Team Majestic
$2 or more per creation 1 patron
Thank you for being a patron! At this level you'll have access to unedited, unrefined works-in-progress. You'll see raw drafts, scenes, character sketches, and other exclusive posts. I value any feedback you give, it's worth more than gold to a writer. Gosh, maybe I should be paying you (I won't, but nice try).
Team Coffee Lover
$5 or more per creation 1 patron
Get it, because it's the price of a coffee! You don't like coffee? Oh. In addition to all previous level rewards, you'll have access to my Patreon blog, exclusive manuscript content, and you'll have a direct hand in story development via polls. 
Team Freaky
$10 or more per creation 1 patron
Honestly, I don't know why you're doing this. You mad, mad freak. In addition to all previous level rewards, I'll mention you in the dedication for upcoming works. You'll also have access to video hangouts I'll arrange via Google Hangout or Skype. In the words of Rick Grimes, we can talk about 'stuff and thangs'. 
Above and Beyond
$20 or more per creation 2 patrons
This is here for insane people. You should be in a padded room, my friend. Seriously, thank you. In addition to the soul of my firstborn child, you'll have access to all previous rewards, plus I'll arrange a special gift (free digital copy of upcoming work, author signed copy, or something that's applicable).