We support women writers living and working in the East of England * Winner of Outstanding Contribution to The Arts Award 2018; Shortlisted for the Women In Publishing New Venture Award 2015 & 2016, for Saboteur Best One-Off Event 2015 and Best Anthology 2014 *
This platform is slightly different from Kickstarter because there’s a
funding option called ‘Flexible Funding’ which means you don’t have to reach
your funding goal in order to access your donated money. IndieGoGo charges a
higher fee for this which is 9% of your total.
This is the best fundraising option for a variety of projects, raising
funds for a cause, for example, or for a personal travel plan – perhaps a
research trip for a book you want to write - or medical or even vets bills. Go
Fund Me takes 5% from every donation placed.
This site was funded in 2013 and was created to help fans engage with
the artists and creators they love. Instead of backing large projects, fans can
donate a monthly amount to encourage creators to produce regular content. Many
visual artists, included filmmakers, are supported on this site but it can work
for writers too. Patreon takes 5% of donated fees.
Please note that all crowdfunding sites will take a fee and there will
also be charge fees too, either Paypal fees or credit cards fees. These will
take a further2 – 5% from your
Next week we will look at two publishing/funding platforms which are
specifically aimed at authors who don’t want to go down the traditional