Rachael Marie Crawford

Rachael Marie Crawford

is creating hand-bound fiction

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"If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always got" -- James P. Lewis

Hello! And welcome.

My name is Rachael Marie Crawford. I started Contaminatio Press in 2017 to publish my novels, not because I couldn't publish them the traditional way (to be honest, I never tried) but so that I could maintain as much creative freedom over my work as possible. All of my books are made by hand, from the covers to the stitches that hold them together. I even make the glue in my own kitchen.

My hope is that by doing things a little differently, I might start something great--but I can't do it alone. Without fans, my stories will just sit around on my shelf collecting dust. That is not what I created them to do. More than anything, I want to write stories that people enjoy reading and characters that people can say they were happy to have met. I would be honoured if you would join me on this journey.
Tiers
Sympathizer
$1 or more per month
However quietly, you have shown support for my ragged band of rebels, and for that you have my eternal gratitude. 


Please enjoy access to my patron exclusive feed, where I will post snippets from future releases as I create them--well ahead of each book's official publication.

Rebel
$5 or more per month
At great personal risk, you have voiced your intent to join the rebel movement. 


In addition to all previously listed benefits, rebels will have access to short stories set during the main novels of Staccato Sonata before I publish them in anthologies. 

Page
$10 or more per month
The first level of training for knighthood in the Staccato Sonata world. 


In addition to all benefits listed above, pages will be invited to monthly "Ask Me Anything" sessions through the live chat feature. Invites will be sent through the Patreon inbox or the email address you donate with.

Squire
$25 or more per month
The second level of training for knighthood in the Staccato Sonata world. 


In addition to access to all previously listed benefits, enjoy insight into what it takes to build a novel. This includes 

  • sneak peaks at my story boards and handwritten notes 
  • behind the scenes photos and/or videos of books under construction
  • early viewing of new cover designs 


As a squire, your name will appear in a special acknowledgement section at the back of each book.

Knight
$50 or more per month only 20 left
Trusted comrades-in-arms in the fight against the king.


In addition to all previously listed benefits, enjoy early access to selected scenes from the novels in their first drafts as beta-readers. Discuss these scenes with me through special live chats. As loyal knights, I trust you to aid me in my work without spreading spoilers to others!


As a knight, your name will appear in a special acknowledgement section at the back of each book.

Paladin
$100 or more per month only 10 left
Elite warriors of the Hollyridge.


Congratulations! You have almost single-handedly allowed me to write full-time and create as much as I possibly can. In addition to all previously listed benefits, I will send you a signed advance copy of each novel released during your patronage. 


Additionally, you will be invited to one-on-one "Ask Me Anything" sessions through the live chat feature. 


As a paladin, your name and a personal message will appear in a special acknowledgement section at the back of each book.

"If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always got" -- James P. Lewis

Hello! And welcome.

My name is Rachael Marie Crawford. I started Contaminatio Press in 2017 to publish my novels, not because I couldn't publish them the traditional way (to be honest, I never tried) but so that I could maintain as much creative freedom over my work as possible. All of my books are made by hand, from the covers to the stitches that hold them together. I even make the glue in my own kitchen.

My hope is that by doing things a little differently, I might start something great--but I can't do it alone. Without fans, my stories will just sit around on my shelf collecting dust. That is not what I created them to do. More than anything, I want to write stories that people enjoy reading and characters that people can say they were happy to have met. I would be honoured if you would join me on this journey.

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Tiers
Sympathizer
$1 or more per month
However quietly, you have shown support for my ragged band of rebels, and for that you have my eternal gratitude. 


Please enjoy access to my patron exclusive feed, where I will post snippets from future releases as I create them--well ahead of each book's official publication.

Rebel
$5 or more per month
At great personal risk, you have voiced your intent to join the rebel movement. 


In addition to all previously listed benefits, rebels will have access to short stories set during the main novels of Staccato Sonata before I publish them in anthologies. 

Page
$10 or more per month
The first level of training for knighthood in the Staccato Sonata world. 


In addition to all benefits listed above, pages will be invited to monthly "Ask Me Anything" sessions through the live chat feature. Invites will be sent through the Patreon inbox or the email address you donate with.

Squire
$25 or more per month
The second level of training for knighthood in the Staccato Sonata world. 


In addition to access to all previously listed benefits, enjoy insight into what it takes to build a novel. This includes 

  • sneak peaks at my story boards and handwritten notes 
  • behind the scenes photos and/or videos of books under construction
  • early viewing of new cover designs 


As a squire, your name will appear in a special acknowledgement section at the back of each book.

Knight
$50 or more per month only 20 left
Trusted comrades-in-arms in the fight against the king.


In addition to all previously listed benefits, enjoy early access to selected scenes from the novels in their first drafts as beta-readers. Discuss these scenes with me through special live chats. As loyal knights, I trust you to aid me in my work without spreading spoilers to others!


As a knight, your name will appear in a special acknowledgement section at the back of each book.

Paladin
$100 or more per month only 10 left
Elite warriors of the Hollyridge.


Congratulations! You have almost single-handedly allowed me to write full-time and create as much as I possibly can. In addition to all previously listed benefits, I will send you a signed advance copy of each novel released during your patronage. 


Additionally, you will be invited to one-on-one "Ask Me Anything" sessions through the live chat feature. 


As a paladin, your name and a personal message will appear in a special acknowledgement section at the back of each book.