Proximal Flame

is creating Fiction

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Ensign

$1
per "Chapter" / "short story"
I'm not sure what reward I can offer for a dollar, but you have my thanks regardless.


-Patrons at this level can submit suggestions to weekly drabble polls

Lieutenant

$5
per "Chapter" / "short story"
Next time I'm in Vegas, I will play a round of $5 blackjack in your honour. I'm going to keep the winnings, though.

-Patrons at this level can also vote in story-related polls

Lieutenant Commander

$10
per "Chapter" / "short story"
Patrons at this level will have input on which project I will focus on after a current chapter/story is completed. No plot input, sorry - only which story/universe gets my attention next.

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patrons

$557

per "Chapter" / "short story"

About Proximal Flame

Welcome to my Patreon. As an aspiring writer, my goal is to create and destroy worlds for the enjoyment of my readers. Sometimes more literally than not, but that's just part of the fun.

My background and career to date have been primarily scientific in focus, but for as long as I can remember, I have had an interest in writing. One of my earliest successes in the world of fiction was in eighth grade when I received a letter rejecting my work. Rather than the standard form letter, this was personally written by a publisher telling me that I should seek psychological help and that if I had any further stories in me, I should keep them there.

As you can see, I didn't listen.

I've written several novel-length works such as Children of Heaven, The Last Angel, The Last Angel: Ascension and the web serial All the Little Lost Boys and Girlsas well as several short stories, novellas and other projects I aim to see professionally published. Or at least becoming major motion pictures (hey, I can dream...). My work is primarily science fiction and fantasy, since I find those venues most engaging, as they encompass the two most wonderful and terrible words in the English language: What If?

There's a special sense of wonder that that idea invokes in me and I like to explore different ideas through the lens of alternate worlds. What could happen, what has happened, what might have happened. To look at horrors and wonders in different ways, to showcase different ideas and concepts...

...and because space is friggin' awesome.

I would use my patrons' support to start building a vast global network of cultists ready to sweep me to uncontested dominion over the wor... I mean, I would use this additional support and funding to focus on my writing and hopefully increase the pace of updates, while continuing to maintain the level of quality that I'm (apparently) known for.

My Patreon will update semi-regularly. Aside from pledge rewards, patrons will also receive sneak peeks at my upcoming chapters and stories. Paid posts will be completed chapters and short stories. Unpaid posts will be sneak peeks, updates and edits of previously-written material.

Goals
$556.60 of $650 per "Chapter" / "short story"
Commission one piece of official art for my stories per month. Characters/scenes to be voted on at Lieutenant rank.
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