Did you know that I have a Patreon? Or, rather, the Quinlan Circle, of which I am a member, has a Patreon?
Maybe not, and if you didn’t, let me tell you the reasons you should donate some of your money to the cause (because there are a great many):
The Quinlan Circle provides hundreds of hours of free content every single year, in every medium and genre imaginable. Whether it’s teen romance or dry comedy or thriller, whether it’s web novels or webcomics or blogs or music albums, you can expect tons of Quinlan Circle stories. Every donation we receive helps us continue that mission of providing lots of free content for everyone to enjoy.
- The Quinlan Vault! Anyone who backs at the lowest tier (currently $1), can read dozens of exclusive stories found only on Patreon, or posted on Patreon first. That includes comics, short stories, bonus content, and other odd stuff that will bring you much enjoyment.
- And when I’m saying bonus content, I mean ATL itself has some really neat stuff already on the Quinlan Vault, including an exclusive short story “Morgan & Karina’s Bad Movie Night!” and the never-before-seen, extremely rare first draft of The Social Media Killer, which was extremely different and even has a completely different final action sequence.
- Websites don’t make themselves… I’d totally love to afford to redesign all of the Quinlan Circle story sites to have more dynamic and visually appealing and easy-to-navigate layouts, but that’s a long way off for now. With enough support, though, we could make that happen.
- Art is expensive! Hands Held in the Snow was fully illustrated, with twenty beautiful pieces of art throughout the story. Invisible Werewolf Dracula Meets Vampire Mummy Frankenstein had wonderful art for every single chapter, and ATL: Stories from the Retrofuture has cover art for every single new story. All the time and money on the art can add up, and so every donation on Patreon helps us continue delivering great artwork with our content.
Since you’re clearly already convinced, I don’t think I need to list any more reasons. Every dollar you give is another dollar (minus processing fees 🙁 ) in our weird multi-person pocket to spend on new stories that push the limits of web fiction, and that’s what I really hope you’ll do.