Jennifer C. Martin is creating essays on religion, sex, mental illness, and social justice.
22
patrons
$113
per month

Jennifer C. Martin: Christian, writer, mom, and more.


Hey, it's me, a human being who has a lot to say. Raised in a charismatic, conservative denomination (Church of God) and currently reconstructing my faith in the context of postmodern theology and leftist politics, I want to create essays centered primarily around faith, religion, theology, and Christianity. I'm also passionate about social justice, intersectional feminism, mental illness (having been diagnosed with borderline personality disorder and severe, chronic depression), literature, relationship anarchy, history, and parenting -- so expect lots of essays about those topics as well. 

Maybe you've seen my inane tweets, gotten into a fight with me on Facebook, or read my articles in Gawker, Jezebel, UPROXX, or Splinter News. I want a place that I can focus on writing more essays and maybe work my way up to writing fiction again, instead of just typing up 1000-word rants on Facebook every single day, or wasting hours of my life looking for the perfect outlet for my thoughts and then shaping them meticulously to that outlet's format. I'm often seen as too secular for the religious outlets, and too religious for the secular outlets. What a twist! 

I'm extraordinarily grateful that even a single person on this earth wants to see anything I create at all. Thank you for giving me the ability to write about what I love and talk about what I care about. My readers are are wonderful, motivating, and rewarding. If you even donate just a dollar a month, it will give me the ability to pursue the kind of writing I love and want to share with the world. I genuinely love all the people I meet and interact with online, and I hope to get to know you as you continue to support me.
Tiers
Baby Patrons
$1 or more per month
People $1 or more will get full access to almost all of my essays and posts here on Patreon, and a personal thank you. <3 
Adolescent Patrons
$5 or more per month
In addition to the lower tier, you will get a follow back on Twitter (if you haven't already), a personalized email of thanks,  and will get access to a monthly newsletter with updates on my life and writing.
Teenage Patrons
$10 or more per month
In addition to the lower tiers, you'll have access to my personal essays on relationship anarchy and sexuality, and I'll record a personalized thank you video for you.
Adult Patrons
$25 or more per month
In addition to the lower tiers, you'll get a personalized handwritten letter of thanks and full access to my personal information (Skype, Facebook profile, email) for conversations, advice, suggestions, writing tips, editing tips, and more.
Middle Aged Patrons
$100 or more per month
In addition to the lower tiers, I'll shout out your (non-problematic) account/content/company on my pages and write a short story with a character named after you in it. I'm scared to show my fiction to anyone, so this is a BIG deal for me.
Ancient Patrons of Yore
$500 or more per month
Why would anyone give me this much money? Well, anyway, here goes: in addition to the lower tiers, I'll give you acknowledgement in published content (as able), create a monthly video essay just for you, and give you full access to basically everything I create in the form of first drafts, be your best friend,  and invite you into my inner circle of comrades. 
Goals
$113 of $200 per month
I'll start working on a series of personal essays and short stories to publish or self-publish.
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Jennifer C. Martin: Christian, writer, mom, and more.


Hey, it's me, a human being who has a lot to say. Raised in a charismatic, conservative denomination (Church of God) and currently reconstructing my faith in the context of postmodern theology and leftist politics, I want to create essays centered primarily around faith, religion, theology, and Christianity. I'm also passionate about social justice, intersectional feminism, mental illness (having been diagnosed with borderline personality disorder and severe, chronic depression), literature, relationship anarchy, history, and parenting -- so expect lots of essays about those topics as well. 

Maybe you've seen my inane tweets, gotten into a fight with me on Facebook, or read my articles in Gawker, Jezebel, UPROXX, or Splinter News. I want a place that I can focus on writing more essays and maybe work my way up to writing fiction again, instead of just typing up 1000-word rants on Facebook every single day, or wasting hours of my life looking for the perfect outlet for my thoughts and then shaping them meticulously to that outlet's format. I'm often seen as too secular for the religious outlets, and too religious for the secular outlets. What a twist! 

I'm extraordinarily grateful that even a single person on this earth wants to see anything I create at all. Thank you for giving me the ability to write about what I love and talk about what I care about. My readers are are wonderful, motivating, and rewarding. If you even donate just a dollar a month, it will give me the ability to pursue the kind of writing I love and want to share with the world. I genuinely love all the people I meet and interact with online, and I hope to get to know you as you continue to support me.

Recent posts by Jennifer C. Martin

Tiers
Baby Patrons
$1 or more per month
People $1 or more will get full access to almost all of my essays and posts here on Patreon, and a personal thank you. <3 
Adolescent Patrons
$5 or more per month
In addition to the lower tier, you will get a follow back on Twitter (if you haven't already), a personalized email of thanks,  and will get access to a monthly newsletter with updates on my life and writing.
Teenage Patrons
$10 or more per month
In addition to the lower tiers, you'll have access to my personal essays on relationship anarchy and sexuality, and I'll record a personalized thank you video for you.
Adult Patrons
$25 or more per month
In addition to the lower tiers, you'll get a personalized handwritten letter of thanks and full access to my personal information (Skype, Facebook profile, email) for conversations, advice, suggestions, writing tips, editing tips, and more.
Middle Aged Patrons
$100 or more per month
In addition to the lower tiers, I'll shout out your (non-problematic) account/content/company on my pages and write a short story with a character named after you in it. I'm scared to show my fiction to anyone, so this is a BIG deal for me.
Ancient Patrons of Yore
$500 or more per month
Why would anyone give me this much money? Well, anyway, here goes: in addition to the lower tiers, I'll give you acknowledgement in published content (as able), create a monthly video essay just for you, and give you full access to basically everything I create in the form of first drafts, be your best friend,  and invite you into my inner circle of comrades.