Support


One-time Support:

What the funds go towards:

  • A "thank you" and/or as a gift.
  • The value that I bring to Twitter in terms of complex discourse and sociopolitical discussions/analyses; this including Storify and TweetDeck Tweet Collections on specific topics with lengthy analyses that are referenced daily and in the way that my published long form writing is.
  • As payment for previous use of my existing ideas, tweets, writing, and creative work, in general.
  • Funding for specific projects (i.e. Gradient Lair anthologies, Drift Sojourn or Cinemacked) or general future projects, small and large.

Monthly Recurring Support:

What the monthly recurring funds go towards:

  • A "thank you" and/or as a gift. A continued commitment as a reader of my tweets/writing, or someone who enjoys my photography, recipes etc. This factors into my income as an indie creator, author, writer, photographer, curator and social critic.
  • As payment for previous citation/use of my existing ideas, tweets, writing, and creative work, in general.
  • The value that I bring to Twitter in terms of complex sociopolitical discussions/analyses; this including Storify and TweetDeck Collections on specific topics with lengthy analyses that are referenced daily and in the way that my published long form writing is.
  • The creative, emotional and intellectual labor that is involved in creating subject-specific digital anthologies of Gradient Lair; the years of intense writing and framework development that it took to create and maintain the space for 3.5 years; post-closing permanent maintenance of the space.
  • My photography work of Drift Sojourn, which includes gear, photographs, essays, recipes and future photography eBook design/writing/production.
  • Writing/reviews, curation and social media engagement that I create for my film/TV interest space, Cinemacked.
  • Funding for specific projects (i.e. Gradient Lair anthologies, Drift Sojourn or Cinemacked) or general future projects, small and large.

Patreon:

What the monthly recurring funds go towards:

  • As a Patreon subscriber, you have access to unique new content outside of what you can already access via thetrudz.com, Gradient Lair, Drift Sojourn, Cinemacked or any of my other social media spaces/publications. Read my "Artists Make Art" post for July or visit my Patreon profile for more information. The subscription and reward levels are $1.00, $3.00, $5.00, $10.00, $20.00 and $50.00 per month for patrons.

Amazon Wish Lists:

If you are interested in sending a gift, whether an ebook from Amazon or a physical gift relative to my interests, you can here.


Specific Support:

If you are interested in supporting a specific space, you can here.