D.A. Baldwin

is creating Prose, poems, ideas, and a whole lot of randomness

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Hey there, my name's D.A., or Hollow. Welcome to my little profile. :D

I've never been very good at doing profiles of any sort, which is kind of funny since I'm an English major (recently graduated with a BA in English, in fact), and I happen to love writing. But I always end up second-guessing the stuff I write, or I write so much, it turns into a novel that I never quite finish.

If I had to condense everything down, though? I am a writer.

I have been writing actively for about ten or so years now since the end of my high school days. I love to write. Poetry, prose, random bits of randomness, I love it all. And while I have only recently begun trying to do more with my writing than just thinking about ideas I want to use, I am only now beginning to think about possibly becoming a creator on Patreon. I don't know if it will work. I don't know if I will succeed. But I am tired of never trying things out of fear or lack of self-esteem, so for once, I am going to make the effort. We'll see where it goes.

Otherwise...

My biggest dream in life is to write for a living. I've got a novel, Leaving Marks, that I am gradually working on (I've been working on it for years, but I've reached a point where I feel it's at its best, and now it's a matter of editing it to a final enough draft to publish it), and I have a rough poetry collection, Strix and Stones, in the works as well. And I hope to produce even more as time goes on, and I would love to share them with any patrons willing to join me on this (admittedly, bumpy-starting) ride.

So, for now, cheers, and let's see what we can create together!

(Avatar was drawn by the lovely and talented Sylessae, who has also inspired me to try my hand at Patreon. <3)
Tiers
Word
$1 or more per month
The Word Tier is my tip tar! Thank you very much for the support, it means a lot to me. With this Tier, you will be the first to know about any updates I post, special polls, and, of course, exclusive firsthand knowledge of my editing and publishing adventures. 
Sentence
$5 or more per month
The Sentence tier will give you a look inside the mind of someone who has been writing for what feels like ages. Have any subject you want to see a blog about? Then this Tier is for you, because supporting me through it will guarantee that I write for your viewing pleasure. Either way, thank you so much!
Paragraph
$10 or more per month
The Paragraph Tier is where I really begin to challenge my writing chops! Those who support me with this Tier will gain access to a special Patron-exclusive post every first Saturday of each new month. There, I will ask for suggestions for a special poem that I will write for those Patrons. On the final Saturday of the month, I will upload a custom poem catered to whatever you suggested! And as before, thank you for the support!
Page
$15 or more per month
The Page Tier is for those who are interested in reading some of the work I've got on the side, such as poems or rough story ideas. With this Tier, once a month I will upload an in-depth Google Doc featuring some of my work, and in addition, I will allow comments , so if you have questions, feedback, ideas, or what have you, you're free to post those. And once more, many thanks!
Scene
$20 or more per month
The Scene Tier is for Patrons who wish to get an inside look at my current big project, my novel, Leaving Marks. With this Tier, you will receive very exclusive access to snippets of my novel as I work on it. Along with this, I will also write a Patreon-exclusive Q&A style blog answering up to ten Patron-submitted questions about writing, characters, books, and more! 
Chapter
$25 or more per month
The Chapter Tier is my final tier, and will be for those who are even more interested in my personal work. With this tier, you will gain exclusive access to an in-depth look at the characters and lore of my novel, and first viewing of poems I intend to publish in my collection, as well as a more in-depth reflection of how it came to be, and more! And as with all previous tiers, thank you, truly.
Goals
5% complete
An annual first goal, I suppose. This is one I hope to meet some day as a start, because if anything, it means I'm on the right track when it comes to my desire to write for a living. :)
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Hey there, my name's D.A., or Hollow. Welcome to my little profile. :D

I've never been very good at doing profiles of any sort, which is kind of funny since I'm an English major (recently graduated with a BA in English, in fact), and I happen to love writing. But I always end up second-guessing the stuff I write, or I write so much, it turns into a novel that I never quite finish.

If I had to condense everything down, though? I am a writer.

I have been writing actively for about ten or so years now since the end of my high school days. I love to write. Poetry, prose, random bits of randomness, I love it all. And while I have only recently begun trying to do more with my writing than just thinking about ideas I want to use, I am only now beginning to think about possibly becoming a creator on Patreon. I don't know if it will work. I don't know if I will succeed. But I am tired of never trying things out of fear or lack of self-esteem, so for once, I am going to make the effort. We'll see where it goes.

Otherwise...

My biggest dream in life is to write for a living. I've got a novel, Leaving Marks, that I am gradually working on (I've been working on it for years, but I've reached a point where I feel it's at its best, and now it's a matter of editing it to a final enough draft to publish it), and I have a rough poetry collection, Strix and Stones, in the works as well. And I hope to produce even more as time goes on, and I would love to share them with any patrons willing to join me on this (admittedly, bumpy-starting) ride.

So, for now, cheers, and let's see what we can create together!

(Avatar was drawn by the lovely and talented Sylessae, who has also inspired me to try my hand at Patreon. <3)

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Tiers
Word
$1 or more per month
The Word Tier is my tip tar! Thank you very much for the support, it means a lot to me. With this Tier, you will be the first to know about any updates I post, special polls, and, of course, exclusive firsthand knowledge of my editing and publishing adventures. 
Sentence
$5 or more per month
The Sentence tier will give you a look inside the mind of someone who has been writing for what feels like ages. Have any subject you want to see a blog about? Then this Tier is for you, because supporting me through it will guarantee that I write for your viewing pleasure. Either way, thank you so much!
Paragraph
$10 or more per month
The Paragraph Tier is where I really begin to challenge my writing chops! Those who support me with this Tier will gain access to a special Patron-exclusive post every first Saturday of each new month. There, I will ask for suggestions for a special poem that I will write for those Patrons. On the final Saturday of the month, I will upload a custom poem catered to whatever you suggested! And as before, thank you for the support!
Page
$15 or more per month
The Page Tier is for those who are interested in reading some of the work I've got on the side, such as poems or rough story ideas. With this Tier, once a month I will upload an in-depth Google Doc featuring some of my work, and in addition, I will allow comments , so if you have questions, feedback, ideas, or what have you, you're free to post those. And once more, many thanks!
Scene
$20 or more per month
The Scene Tier is for Patrons who wish to get an inside look at my current big project, my novel, Leaving Marks. With this Tier, you will receive very exclusive access to snippets of my novel as I work on it. Along with this, I will also write a Patreon-exclusive Q&A style blog answering up to ten Patron-submitted questions about writing, characters, books, and more! 
Chapter
$25 or more per month
The Chapter Tier is my final tier, and will be for those who are even more interested in my personal work. With this tier, you will gain exclusive access to an in-depth look at the characters and lore of my novel, and first viewing of poems I intend to publish in my collection, as well as a more in-depth reflection of how it came to be, and more! And as with all previous tiers, thank you, truly.