January 03, 2023

Who Is Avrianna Heavenborn? Find Out On Patreon!

 

This is Avrianna Heavenborn:

Artwork by Loni Townsend


Avrianna Heavenborn was featured in my short story Ghost of Death.

Review for Ghost of Death:

“Avrianna is an intriguing character, not only because she can see ghosts, but also because at times, her eyes glow green. She was also found at sea, abandoned as a baby. I think readers would want to know more about her.” – Sherry Ellis, VINE VOICE

Well, almost eight years later (OMG has it really been that long?) you can get to know more about Avrianna now! 

I started writing my “Secret Book Baby Series” (not the official title) with Avrianna as the main character when I was twelve. Yes, twelve-years-old. I wrote through to high school before deciding to rewrite the series from Book One, when I hit writer’s block. That first book has seen countless revisions since. Decades later, I’ve completed the four-book series and am working on spin-off stories in the same book universe.

I am actively seeking representation for this series, but in the meantime, I’d love for you to get acquainted with Avrianna Heavenborn and to step into her world.

On Patreon, I will have novellas featuring Avrianna just for you as she fights to save her world from criminal activity. Discover her secrets, one novella at a time.

Here’s a sneak peak at the first two titles:
Universal Killer
Cocky Killer

Become a patron for just $5 a month.

10% of all earnings will be donated to StandUp for Kids, a charity that helps homeless American youth, a cause both Avrianna and I support.




As a patron, you’ll receive:

⭐️ exclusive novellas that follow Avrianna Heavenborn as a detective. Every Tuesday a new chapter will be released. Each novella builds up to the beginning of Book One to my “Secret Book Baby Series.” These stories will be in their rawest state, only edited by me, not seen by anyone else but you. 

⭐️ access to all previous content

⭐️ an invitation to a special Discord where you can chat, get to know each other, ask me questions, and name characters

⭐️ behind-the-scenes content

⭐️ patron-only giveaways (hosted on Discord)

You’ll also be supporting me as an artist, disabled writer, and caregiver. ❤️


As if all of that’s not incentive enough, when I reach 10 patrons I’ll do a patron-only giveaway (hosted on Discord). All patrons on Discord will be automatically entered for a chance to win.

Pledge now and get your Interplanetary Passport to New Vida. 💫

The first chapter of Universal Killer is up.


QUESTION: Do you want to get to know Avrianna Heavenborn? (That’s a rhetorical question. Of course you do! 😘) Patreon is one adventure I'm embarking on this year. What adventures are you planning for 2023?



33 comments:

  1. Wishing you the best of luck on your Patreon adventure! Hope 2023 is kind and gentle to you and yours

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    1. Thank you, Jemi! 2023 being kind and gentle is just what I need.

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  2. Congrats. Sounds like a great beginning. (And I thought I recognized Loni's hand.)

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    1. Thank you, Anna! Loni is super talented. I am so grateful for the work you did on Avrianna's illustration.

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  3. She is definitely intriguing, Chrys. I hope the Patreon approach works well for you.

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    1. Thank you! I hope it does, too. Having to build it up from 0 patrons is a bit scary...hoping for people to commit, but I am choosing to have patience and faith that it will work out.

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  4. I'm excited for people to get the chance to get acquainted with Avrianna!! ✺◟(•‿•)◞✺

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  5. She sounds like a fun character! I'm at my Patreon limit right now, but I'll keep you mind if I get a raise!

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    1. Thank you, Samantha! I appreciate that and understand. <3

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  6. All the luck with this new endeavor, Chrys. Keep your followers posted as to how things go. I learn lots from your blog.

    By the way, how did you gather your "street team" to help promote your books?

    All best in 2023!

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    1. Thank you! I will keep you all posted. The first step is to get patrons. *fingers crossed*

      To get my street team (which I've actually disbanded but haven't said so) I posted requests and announcements about it right here on my blog and on Facebook. At first, I had a Facebook group. I couldn't keep up with it, so then I created a Google Form and was using email. Truthfully, it was still hard to keep up with it and it didn't really help. What helps the most is getting people to sign up for blog tours, etc.

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  7. Avrianna sounds like an intriguing character. Keep us posted on your journey at Patreon, and the best of luck!

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    1. Thank you! She's my favorite character I've ever created.

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  8. Hey, I recognize her...

    I hope your venture is super successful! Sounds like you've got a pretty good plan!

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    1. LOL! I was hoping you would. :)

      Thank you! We shall see how it turns out.

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  9. Congrats! Venturing into Patreon sounds lovely and like a good plan.

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  10. Congratulations, Chrys! Patrons! Wow, that is so kewl. You have lots in no time. Happy 4th New Day!

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    1. I sure do hope I have lots in no time. Thanks, Joylene!

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  11. Wow! You are on the go, so many irons in the fire. Congratulations and here's to a successful New Year!

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    1. Not so many irons in the fire anymore. I've removed a lot. Unless the irons are stress, then yes, there's a lot. lol

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  12. It's so cool your revisiting/continuing with something you started when you were 12. Once a writer, always a writer! Congratulations.

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    1. You're absolutely right; once a writer, always a writer. <3

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  13. You started writing this at 12? Of course you did! Tracks. You're one of the most prolific writers I'm in contact with. My grandma kept a construction paper play I wrote at 7 for my cousin and I to perform to our big fam. It was about finding a baby on the beach and searching for its mother. At the end we announce the baby is dead. If that's not bestseller material, I don't know what is. Happy New Year!

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    1. I did. The original books I wrote when I was 12. Rewrote them when I was 17. Then revised them a million times since. I've completed four books in a series and several spin-off novellas. It's a growing book universe. :D

      What a twist at the end. lol I love that your grandma kept that. Happy New Year!

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  14. I have a book I wrote in my childhood as well and it deserves a rewrite. One of these days. haha!

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    1. When you get to it, I hope you enjoy the process.

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  15. Thanks for stopping by my blog. Sorry for the late reply.
    I'm excited about your new series and hope you find representation soon. Best of luck on your Patreon journey. It's a cool platform.
    Happy New Year!

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