Yuki

is creating Missing Haruka

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THANK YOU! You truly are a hero because you help keep me from getting discouraged.

  • your name will officially go in the credits of the printed books & special "thank you" section under each new Tapas update
  • you get access to Patreon feed

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  • access community events - art challenges, DTIYS, coloring sheets, memes, and more!
  • access my vault of references and drawing resources
  • plus everything above

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  • each month I'll send you a postcard or letter! Let's be penpals :D
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About Yuki

About Missing Haruka
Haruka, a test subject for the nebulous TSUTOYA research facility, wants nothing more than to escape back home to normal life. But when she wakes up to find she's become the sadistic governor's new intern and that her struggling, marginalized family is dead, all hope for normalcy is extinguished. As life descends into darkness and she runs out of people to trust, Haruka must detangle truth from lies in order to keep the darkness from swallowing her completely--and find a way to warn her fellow test subjects of the governor's plan before it's too late.

About Me

Hi there! ( ´ ▽ ` )ノ I'm Yuki, and I write novels.

As a manga illustrator, I've been doing the freelancer thing for years. I did the conventions. I made prints. I had an online store. But I wanted to do something more, and I knew that if I kept filling my free time with commission work and fan art print designs, that 'something' would never happen.


(Above: The legacy edition of Missing Haruka. I've rebooted it as a light novel/illustrated novel.)

So in early 2020 (yes, right before the pandemonium hit), I closed my store, closed commissions, and began writing.

Why Missing Haruka?
Stories that start as little ideas and grow into something massive need to be written, I think, as long as they have a point. Missing Haruka and the books that will follow (and precede) deal with things like mental health, corruption, emotional abuse, and discrimination--things which matter a lot to me because of my own experiences. My goal is not to put them on display, but to provide a window into the head games and the lies that are not always so clear to see when you're on the outside. As a Christian, my bigger goal is to inspire, uplift, and encourage others, so my stories always have good endings. I want readers to walk away feeling hopeful, feeling like they can make a difference, feeling empowered to fight to get through another day or take a step out of their dark room into the light.

Why Patreon?
  • Patreon provides an easy platform where I can share exclusive and early-access content with you.
  • Patreon is way for you to directly connect with me and vice versa rather than relying solely on the nebulous vortex of social media networks
  • Patreon simplifies complicated things like VAT, should any of you kind souls be outside the United States
  • I don't have books to sell yet!
If nothing changes in my schedule and I keep the same job, I'm estimated to graduate from university in December 2023. In the meantime, I would feel better if I had a bit of a buffer to at least begin building an emergency fund while I continue studying, working, and writing at my current pace.

What can we do together?
  • publish Missing Haruka (English edition) in summer 2022
  • reopen my store with new artwork and merch (posters, stickers, shirts, hoodies, face masks, canvas prints, bags) and the return of the Patron Discount!
  • publish subsequent books and fund translations
  • help me decide on book covers and interior manga pages and illustrations

How Rewards Work
As a patron, you will be charged at the beginning of each month after pledging. You'll get immediate access to all previous posts that match your chosen tier. I will mail out physical rewards like postcards after your payment for that month has been processed.

If you have any questions, let me know ^^
Goals
$66.48 of $177 per month
This amount covers all my small business expenses for a month. Your continued support at this level means I can start setting aside money for an emergency fund.

To celebrate, I will make a special video for all my patrons and you get to decide what it will be!
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By becoming a patron, you'll instantly unlock access to 111 exclusive posts
115
Images
1
Link
12
Writings
18
Videos

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