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The Common Tongue Dark Fantasy Magazine - Year 1

An online dark fantasy zine publishing short stories & poems. We want time to grow subscriptions, increase pay rates, fund a full year!

The Common Tongue Dark Fantasy Magazine - Year 1

An online dark fantasy zine publishing short stories & poems. We want time to grow subscriptions, increase pay rates, fund a full year!

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20days to go

All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Tue, December 15 2020 2:30 PM UTC +00:00.

 

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    Bronze: First Issue Digital Copy

    Get an early copy before the first issue's initial release in PDF, epub, and mobi format. Read it with your Kindle or other ebook reader.

    Comes with access to our exclusive Discord server where you can get feedback about magazine submissions BEFORE you submit, discuss all things dark fantasy, and create your own network of like-minded fantasy geeks. Become a part of our family.

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    Bronze: Full Year Magazine Subscription

    Get a full year digital subscription (4 issues) for The Common Tongue Magazine. This will be available every quarter (March, June, September, December) in PDF, epub, and mobi format and sent to you directly.

    You will also get backer mentions inside future magazine publications and on the website. This comes with a digital personalized Pledge Rank badge so you can show off your support for the Common Tongue Magazine.

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    Silver: 1.5-Year Magazine Subscription

    You're no longer a simple Pledge. You're a familiar to us, because without you, we would be nothing. In addition to previous backer rewards, you will get a 1.5 year subscription of the Common Tongue Magazine with the Silver Familiar rank. That's 6 issues and an upwards of 49 dark fantasy short stories to keep you busy!

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    • 1.5-Year Digital Magazine Subscription
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    Silver: 2-Yr Mag Subscription Bundle

    In addition to previous backer rewards, you will get a 2-year subscription of the Common Tongue Magazine with the Silver Familiar rank. That's 8 issues and an upwards of 60 dark fantasy short stories to keep you busy!

    Exclusive to this rank on, you will also get an opportunity to submit your work in progress to us and we'll edit for you! This applies to work at 6,000 words or less.

    Part of the Silver Familiar Rank.

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    • Backer Acknowledgement Inside Future Magazine Publications
    • Personalized Digital Familiar Rank Badge
    • 2-Year Digital Magazine Subscription
    • Mention of your Personal Projects Alongside Your Backer Info (ad)
    • Receive Edits from Common Tongue Staff for Work at 6,000 Words
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    Silver: 11-Issue Subscription PLUS

    In addition to previous backer rewards, you will get an 11-issue subscription of the Common Tongue Magazine with the Silver Familiar rank. That's 2.8 years worth and an upwards of 60 dark fantasy short stories to keep you busy!

    We've also thrown in some other great perks:

    You'll also be interviewed about one of your projects (your choice), featured on the website and in the magazine, That's big exposure. You will also receive a quarter-page advertisement space within the magazine!

    Part of the Silver Familiar Rank.

    Includes:
    • Backer Acknowledgement Inside Future Magazine Publications
    • Personalized Digital Familiar Rank Badge
    • Mention of your Personal Projects Alongside Your Backer Info (ad)
    • Receive Edits from Common Tongue Staff for Work at 6,000 Words
    • 11-Issue Digital Magazine Subscription
    • Exclusive Interview & Publication on the Website & Future Issue
    • Quarter Page Advertisement Space in the Magazine
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    Gold: 5-Yr Digital Magazine Subscription

    Congratulations for becoming one of our glamorous confidantes!

    In addition to previous backer rewards, you will get an AMAZING 5-Year subscription of the Common Tongue Magazine with the Gold Confidante rank. That's an upwards of 400 dark fantasy short stories to keep you busy... VERY BUSY!

    You will also get a personal Confidante rank personal page on the website to show off links to your projects, website, or personal pages. Heck, we've even thrown in a rank patch for you, delivered straight to your doorstep!

    AND get exclusive access to our backer-only mini online magazine, The Undercommon, which features one novella, one short story, and one poem twice a year. Available in epub, pdf, and mobi format.

    Part of the Gold Confidante Rank.

    Includes:
    • Backer Acknowledgement Inside Future Magazine Publications
    • Mention of your Personal Projects Alongside Your Backer Info (ad)
    • Receive Edits from Common Tongue Staff for Work at 6,000 Words
    • Exclusive Interview & Publication on the Website & Future Issue
    • Quarter Page Advertisement Space in the Magazine
    • Personalized Digital Confidante Badge
    • Personalized Confidante Patch
    • Exclusive Confidante Backer Personal Page on Website
    • 5-Year Digital Magazine Subscription
    • 50% Off Your Next Book Cover Animation w/Morgan Wright Animation
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    Gold: 5-Yr Digital Subscription PLUS

    You must be out of this world, because you're amazing for considering the 5-year subscription PLUS pledge.

    In addition to previous backer rewards, you will work closely with one of our editors on a novella-sized editing project, getting the ins and outs of publishing.

    For those that want... a little more.

    Part of the Gold Confidante Rank.

    Includes:
    • Backer Acknowledgement Inside Future Magazine Publications
    • Mention of your Personal Projects Alongside Your Backer Info (ad)
    • Receive Edits from Common Tongue Staff for Work at 6,000 Words
    • Exclusive Interview & Publication on the Website & Future Issue
    • Quarter Page Advertisement Space in the Magazine
    • Personalized Digital Confidante Badge
    • Personalized Confidante Patch
    • Exclusive Confidante Backer Personal Page on Website
    • Opportunity to Work With CTM Editors on a Novella-Sized Project
    • 5-Year Digital Magazine Subscription
    • 50% Off Your Next Book Cover Animation w/Morgan Wright Animation
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    Gold: LIfetime Digital Mag Subscription

    This is the pledge for those who want to be members for life. All great fantasy literature cannot be read in a single lifetime, but you can sure try!

    In addition to previous backer rewards, you will be subscribed to the digital format of the magazine for life in one pledge of $150. We'll even throw in a half page advertisement space in a future issue of the magazine in lieu of the quarter page.

    Part of the Gold Confidante Rank.

    Includes:
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    • Mention of your Personal Projects Alongside Your Backer Info (ad)
    • Receive Edits from Common Tongue Staff for Work at 6,000 Words
    • Exclusive Interview & Publication on the Website & Future Issue
    • Personalized Digital Confidante Badge
    • Personalized Confidante Patch
    • Exclusive Confidante Backer Personal Page on Website
    • Lifetime Digital Magazine Subscription
    • Opportunity to Work With CTM Editors on a Novella-Sized Project
    • Half Page Advertisement Space in the Magazine
    • 50% Off Your Next Book Cover Animation w/Morgan Wright Animation
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    Gold: Making a Name For Yourself

    Have you ever wanted to be a part of something so bad that you begged to have something... anything... (a rock?) named after you? That's what this pledge is for.

    In addition to previous backer rewards, you will be forever enshrined within our magazine by having a full section of our publications named after you. Think, "Robin's Little Corner of Doom" or "Jake's Dark Alleyway of Dangerous Tales". We'll even throw in a full page advertisement space in a future issue of the magazine in lieu of the half page.

    Part of the Gold Confidante Rank.

    Includes:
    • Backer Acknowledgement Inside Future Magazine Publications
    • Mention of your Personal Projects Alongside Your Backer Info (ad)
    • Receive Edits from Common Tongue Staff for Work at 6,000 Words
    • Exclusive Interview & Publication on the Website & Future Issue
    • Personalized Digital Confidante Badge
    • Personalized Confidante Patch
    • Lifetime Digital Magazine Subscription
    • Exclusive Confidante Backer Personal Page on Website
    • Full Page Advertising Space
    • Personal Corner in All Magazine Issues Named After You
    • 50% Off Your Next Book Cover Animation w/Morgan Wright Animation
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    Gold: A Portrait Just For You

    Ever wanted to see yourself in a dark fantasy world? Well now you can with this gorgeous new perk of ours.

    In addition to previous backer rewards, you will be painted in a medieval, gothic fashion and forever enshrined on our magazine issues and website. You will also be given a physical printed copy, and all shall know your name.

    Part of the Gold Confidante Rank.

    Includes:
    • Backer Acknowledgement Inside Future Magazine Publications
    • Mention of your Personal Projects Alongside Your Backer Info (ad)
    • Receive Edits from Common Tongue Staff for Work at 6,000 Words
    • Exclusive Interview & Publication on the Website & Future Issue
    • Personalized Digital Confidante Badge
    • Personalized Confidante Patch
    • Lifetime Digital Magazine Subscription
    • Exclusive Confidante Backer Personal Page on Website
    • Full Page Advertising Space
    • Personal Corner in All Magazine Issues Named After You
    • Exclusive Digital Fantasy Art in Your Likeness
    • 50% Off Your Next Book Cover Animation w/Morgan Wright Animation
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    Platinum: Legendary Founder Status

    This is the backer pledge only reserved for the best of the best. This is where you truly make your name in the Common Tongue Magazine, and this is how you get recognized.

    You are no longer simply a fan. You're a Founder, and there are amazing benefits that go along with that.

    In fact, you get EVERYTHING, including an advanced podcasting opportunity to either assist us with or cast your own show. You will also get a personalized Founder Rank badge and patch, as well as calls to participate in ALL Common Tongue Magazine staff meetings.

    Stand apart from the others. Support us and we will forever support you.

    Includes:
    • Backer Acknowledgement Inside Future Magazine Publications
    • Mention of your Personal Projects Alongside Your Backer Info (ad)
    • Receive Edits from Common Tongue Staff for Work at 6,000 Words
    • Exclusive Interview & Publication on the Website & Future Issue
    • Lifetime Digital Magazine Subscription
    • Personal Corner in All Magazine Issues Named After You
    • Podcasting Opportunity
    • Full Page Advertising Space
    • Exclusive Digital Fantasy Art in Your Likeness
    • Personalized Founder Rank Badge
    • Personalized Founder Rank Patch
    • Invitations to ALL CTM Meetings
    • 50% Off Your Next Book Cover Animation w/Morgan Wright Animation
    • CTM Exclusive Discord Access
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