Patreon Ready To Go

Good evening, dear readers. I hope you are well. Good news on the internet front. I’ve pretty much completed the overhaul of my Patreon site. Much of the free content is a reflection of what you read on The Root of Many Returns by way of poetry and short fiction. My ultimate goal is to provide readers with more stuff to read, and enough ideas to appeal to many. The idea behind the Patreon site is to give readers the ability to donate to my work if they’d like, but to also get something back in return. I designed this to be cost effective for those wanting to monetarily support my creative efforts.

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Join for $1 today: www.patreon.com/macasares

Granted I’ve just started to gain your favor, and only begun to prove my worthiness as a writer you want to read, this is the main reason I decided on this model. You can show your appreciation by joining my Patreon, and for only $1 you’ll help me grow on a foundation I’ve worked a number of years to create. As a way of saying thanks, I’ll share extra content I won’t necessarily share here on The Root of Many Returns. Stuff like rough drafts, behind the scenes material, original video content (there’s already a lot posted), digital downloads, serialized novels, novel chapters, novel rough drafts, and stuff like that. My goal is to get to where I’m producing at least one book per year. As you can tell, there are several modes I’m looking to explore. I’ll gladly have you along and am happy to have that added dimension to your experience. Check it out. Most things are updated, any poems and some of the fiction for patrons only will be become public once I share them here.

 

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There is a wide selection of original video content available on my Patreon now, as well as behind the scenes material, digital downloads, novel chapters, story artwork, and much more. So, be sure to check it out!

 


Visit today: http://www.patreon.com/macasares

 

 

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Fallen October Leaves November Insulated

Greetings, dear readers.

October was a fruitful month for me. I’m surprised at the poetry specifically because I haven’t written new verse in a while and I seemed to overflow with it. For me, anyway, that was a good hoard of new work. And I shared it here first. I hope you enjoyed. I may have mentioned it somewhere in time that I am releasing a new collection of poetry soon. I

Michael Aaron Casaresneed to finish editing a few of the poems, and it’ll be good to go. It would have been nice to have released it this year, but for quality’s sake, I foresee it sometime in 2019. I will also give more specifics about the collection soon, too. Though I can say, some of the poems may appear on this site.

I am debating how far to take you with fiction. I don’t have a pulse for preference lest I were to examine this sites stats. The poetry definitely seems popular, but the fiction? Does one prefer flash-type, micro fiction, or more? I don’t readily have a plan for the fiction I am sharing, though if you follow the tags you may see some stories will be part of a bigger piece. I plan to share plenty more short fiction, to include flash, vignettes, and whatever other mode I may feel like venturing into. I apologize I can’t give you a handle on an exact style. That’s just not my style. The Nicholas Duke series is pure fiction. It strives to be literary fiction, but it is at least that. Fiction. I wouldn’t say my preference is in the magical realism style, but I definitely enjoy taking spins on reality and what we know. I will also be doing a fantasy series. I was previously working on the fourth chapter of the first novel. I will most likely share some short stories from that series.  I also have plans for the next installment for the Nicholas Duke titles. I debated regarding a sequel to The Distance to the End, and part of the hold up was realizing that sequel or not, it is not time for that story. There is another Nicholas Duke story you must read. It’ll take him deep into the heart of Texas, it’ll be a wild experience. In the meantime be sure to get a copy of The Distance To The End, the first in the Nicholas Duke novels.

So aside from poetry and short fiction, some other changes occurred. Specifically to the website itself. The blog upgraded to a dot com. The Root of Many Returns dot com. I’ve decided to do away with most of my other extemporaneous sites and to make this site the hub of all my communications. Aside from my Patreon, but that will soon have an overhaul, too. I’ll let everyone know when that is done so you can take a look at my ideas and see if it interests you enough to support.I am not much on social media sites such as Facebook or Twitter, though you will note I do have accounts. I still tend to post on Instagram and will soon make the account public. I also use my Google accounts and Messenger accounts less and less, if at all. I encourage reaching out through the contact form via the Contact Page.

I can say for sure this month there will be more poetry and, perhaps some short fiction. Be sure to share and like your favorite pieces. Subscribe, and join our community of readers.

 

 

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Even In Death

 

Welcome to The Root of Many Returns, the legacy website of author Michael Aaron Casares.  Here, readers are invited to review dozens of works including poetry, fiction, and more. Gain insights into writing and other issues in Michael’s blog. Be sure to like and share your favorite pieces. Offer feedback in the comments. And come back often because we’ll have new stuff to read, and the website will continue updating.

Join the mailing list to be the first in the know about events and public readings, and to get poetry and short fiction delivered right to your inbox. You’ll also be entered into random drawings with prizes to include signed editions of the author’s books, artwork, and more.

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