Start-Up Suicide, Patreon Style

Start-Up Suicide, Patreon Style

I’ve been doing some more thinking about Patreon’s change to how they will be billing patrons and what it might mean for them, from a financial perspective. It’s become clear that they are de-aggregating pledges, so instead of charging patrons once per month, they will be charging them per pledge. I am so glad that I was wrong about that, because that...

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Funny Money, Patreon Style

Funny Money, Patreon Style

Edited 2017-12-08: I have more thoughts about this whole situation here, in light of the additional information provided by Patreon late Thursday afternoon. Edited 2017-12-12: Please refer to Start-Up Suicide, Patreon Style for my current thinking on this subject. Recently, Patreon sent an email out to all their creators announcing a change in their fee...

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Hello! I'm Natalie Luhrs.

I write about books, culture, disability, and whatever else strikes my fancy. I have many opinions.

I am a two-time Hugo Award finalist, in 2017 for Best Fan Writer and in 2021 for my essay “George R.R. Martin Can Fuck Off Into the Sun, Or: The 2020 Hugo Awards Ceremony (Rageblog Edition)” in the Best Related Work category.

Please do not offer me medical advice. I have something like 10 doctors and it’s already pretty challenging to keep up with what they want me to do. I do not have the bandwidth to process any advice that doesn’t come from one of my doctors, no matter how well meant the advice may be. Thank you!

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