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My Patrons

This is the page where I celebrate my patrons on Patreon. Thank you dear friends, I couldn’t do what I do without you.

I have reader and writer patrons and both receive access to exclusive poetry, free books and other bonuses, as appropriate.

You can become a Patron too

Once you’ve signed up on Patreon, write to me with a pic and bio that begins “Hi, I’m ____ [name] from ____ [place], a _____ [occupation] and not a lot of people know that I __________ [little known fact]. Then, tell people why you’re a Patron, “I’m Orna’s patron on Patreon because…”


READER PATRONS

Thank You Reader Patrons…

… for valuing story and poetry. You know I have a lot of commitments and that it can get busy around here. Your contribution encourages me to show up for my own creative work, to stay connected to that deeper place and keep on writing new books and poems.

 

Reader Patrons 1: Online Poetry Patrons

  • Ben Cranham
  • Shaun Ivory
  • Howard Lovy
  • Ornagh Lynch
  • Ross Lynch
  • Philomena Murphy
  • Mala Naidoo

    “I’m Mala Naidoo from Australia, an author, teacher and university student advisor and not a lot of people know that it took over a decade of procrastination before I wrote my first novel.”

    “I’m Orna’s patron on Patreon because of the value and inspiration she offers as a respected, trusted voice in the publishing world as mentor, advisor, accomplished poet and author.”

  • Leena Pekkalainen
  • Rohan Quine

“I’m Rohan Quine from London, a novelist, and not a lot of people know that I share a home with an ever-curious, sociable, tidy and caramel-coloured young rabbit, who loves to scamper around the apartment and balcony, getting under my and my boyfriend’s feet (and who will soon have a bunny girlfriend to scamper with).”

“I’m Orna’s patron on Patreon because I’ve always been a fan of the (divine) feminine – something that suffuses many of her works, and something that human society will be enriched by embracing much more than it’s done in recent centuries.”


Reader Patrons 2: Online Poetry + EBooks Patrons

“I’m Maura Dolan from Dublin, Ireland an executive coach and facilitator and not a lot of people know that as well as my love of fun and laughter I have a deep commitment to working with people to bring about change.”

“I’m Orna’s patron on Patreon because I have followed Orna’s remarkable journey to bring her passion for poetry, English and the written word to a wide and international audience”


Reader Patrons 3: Online Poetry + Ebooks + Pbooks Patrons

  • Robin Cutler

Custom Pledge or No Reward Patrons

“I’m Deborah Bluestein (Dorah Blume) from Boston, a writer/illustrator and not a lot of people know that I had a love affair with a blue guitar.”

“I’m Orna’s patron on Patreon because I am so grateful for all she does for the writing community and most especially for the morning guided meditations and f-r-e-e-writes I have been doing with her since September of 2018.”

 


WRITER PATRONS

Thank You Writer Patrons…

… for making your private world public, for being a “priest of the invisible” (Wallace Stevens) and for proving that poetry is not dead but alive and thriving as never before in our digital days. I look forward to reading your work and, if you’re a poet, featuring your work on our Monthly Online Open Mic

 


Writer Patrons 1: Poets


Writer Patrons 2: Ultimate Patrons

  • Philip Lynch

 Reader Patrons 3: One-to-One Mentoring Patrons

Honor Donohoe writes novels and poetry, nonfiction about adoption and children’s books. Honor says: “If nature’s intended plan for us is disrupted: – through adoption or other interventions – the result can be emotional, psychological or social. If the tribal instincts and genetics destined to shape us are altered, the legacy of our heritage changes. I am fascinated by the alternative personal and social histories that emerge when our primal strengths become restricted in these ways.”

“I’m Orna’s patron on Patreon because she has proved to be an invaluable mentor for my efforts in being creative.”

 

 


 

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