BookFunnel has long been a popular service for authors wishing to distribute digital review copies or giveaways to individuals.
Successfully building a community of patrons and maintaining it can result in a quality-of-life income boost for authors.
However, with most platforms, creators have to shoulder the payment processing fees. That isn’t true, however, of Curious Fictions.
The Hot Sheet Index reviewed statistics regarding Patreon membership and financing artists and their work for 2017 and 2020.
Patreon released recent stats showing an uptick in patron support due to the pandemic. Artists have generated more than $2 billion.
News and Trends BookCon, the consumer-facing show that follows BookExpo America, is broadening its audience. Since 2014, BookCon has focused on YA authors and readers. Now it’s looking at other genres, including literary—and hosting writing workshops with Sarah Lawrence College. Read more in Publishers Weekly from Jim Milliot. Everyone is mad at Patreon. Thousands of artists and creators … Read more