L. David Hesler

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About L. David Hesler

Thank you for visiting my Patreon page! You're the reason I make anything and it means the world to me that you've decided to take a look at my little corner of creativity. But enough of the mushy stuff - let's talk about podcasts and books! Please note: "Three Little Zombies" is a book for children 4 and up. The "Bad Notes" podcast, however, is a hard PG-13 with some drug and alcohol references and occasional violence.

About Me

You want fiction about monsters, mayhem, and magic? I'm the writer for you. I've written several books for teen and adult readers, but have most recently published my first illustrated children's book, "Three Little Zombies." I also produce the podcasts "Bad Notes" and "The Be Mega Podcast." I'm known to draw monsters, heroes, and outlandish super villains. Between writing projects, I create loud heavy metal music.

And I love nachos.

About This Patreon
This Patreon will give you access to my ongoing creative process. Mainly, you'll be able to see me craft the next installment of my "Three Little Zombies" series from outline and thumbnails to fully-edited manuscript and polished artwork.

You'll also get access to behind-the-scenes moments as I create the second season of "Bad Notes," my personal love letter to heavy metal and horror fiction.

You'll get real time access to both projects as they're created. And odds are, you'll get a sneak peak at some of my other projects, as well.

The Book

"Three Little Zombies" is a story about three friends who get lost and need help getting home; they just happen to be zombies. Their story is one of friendship, kindheartedness, and inclusion. You can find the book on all the major ebook retailers like Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or Apple Books.

But their tale isn't over.

Join me as I prepare to publish the follow-up, "Three Little Zombies & the Day of the Dads." It's another story that explores concepts like acts of kindness, giving, and empathy.

The Podcast

As a metaphorical child of the 1990's and literally the child of a man who toured the Midwest playing classic rock for thirty years, I have gazed awkwardly at the back end of rock and roll for most of my life. "Bad Notes" is an opportunity to merge my love of the paranormal with my passion for loud, unruly rock music in a tale that is weird, funny, terrifying, and poignant.

The first fifteen episodes (Season 1) are available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Soundcloud, and wherever else you like to grab podcasts.

Your Help
Your support on Patreon will allow me to continue working on these projects; but that's only the beginning. My goal is to eventually expand these projects and distribute stories in different formats, such as graphic novels or audio books. The problem is that it isn't necessarily free to to create those things, so your pledges will help offset the inevitable expense of producing these other projects and putting them in front of new readers and fans.

Goals
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The next phase of "Bad Notes" is to expand it into a series of novels and short stories. With your help reaching this goal, I'll be able to focus on creating those books as I continue to tell the story online. That's double the story. Everybody wins!
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