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Arc 16 - First Contact - Page 16
August 22, 2014

Vote to see the next page early! Don't these guys know that lack of an answer is in fact an answer?

We are only $25 $23 away from the next tier (a second extra update) in the What it Takes Patreon! Thank you Rodney and Scott for your support! And to Chrysophylax for all the comments!

I'm going to copy a bit from Wednesday's news to explain something for those of you who may be put off by the tier placements. I started this with 4 carefully considered tiers--$20 for no ads, $50 for an extra page, $100 for a second extra page, and $250 for an extra monthly story.

The first goal was a test to see if there would be support, deliberately set pretty low. You guys rocked that one, and I was ever so happy to get rid of ads.

But to some readers, I'm sure it seems like A LOT to ask for that much ($50 and $100) for extra pages. But I'm not asking for $100 to make a page. On average, I do 8-9 pages of What it Takes per month. Add in an extra page to make an even 10. My patreon isn't set up to pay for extra work--it's made to help pay for the USUAL. So am I asking $50/page? NO. More like $5 for TEN pages put up each month.

$100 for 2 extra page? NO. $10 for each update.

My goal for this Patreon is to reach $200 per month, or $20/page. I think that's fair. Not even minimum wage (takes me 3 hours/page), but hey, I'd take it to do something I already love doing.

So even if you don't support my patreon, remember that for OTHERS' Patreons, the creators may be offering extra perks and stuff, but the goal? It's to get paid for the stuff they are ALREADY doing. You're supporting the person/team more than just the product in a lot of cases.