The $100 off art sale for the back to school fundraiser for The Ekphrastic Review finished yesterday. Our goal was to sell 20 square foot paintings at $150 (Canadian dollars, free shipping). We fell a bit short of that, selling 1 piece. Nonetheless, I am still most grateful to that person for her support. We also have one new Patreon subscriber and a few PayPal gifts, for which I am so thankful.
The Ekphrastic Review is dear to my heart and I intend to continue to showcase the poetry and prose of talented writers like you, and develop the spectrum and quality of ekphrastic creativity. As I intend to continue my rejection of subscription or submission fees, and my refusal to sully the writers' work with ugly ads or click bait, I will continue looking for ways to monetize this project. My expectation is not to become rich and I understand that most of my work here will always be volunteer hours, and I am committed to the long haul with that understanding. I do hope that I will be able to sell some art to help support the time I put in here and the promotion and development of this journal, and web fees, etc.
With this in mind, I hope you will endure with a smile some occasional "ads" with me sharing some artwork in hopes someone might wish to put in on their wall.
Thank you for reading us, writing for us, and for being part of The Ekphrastic Review!
Gift us through PayPal! From one dollar to one million, we'll gratefully accept. Use this email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Become a Patreon patron here. You can subscribe for as little as $2 a month and your support goes directly to time spent working on Ekphrastic.
Pick out some original art from Lorette C. Luzajic at www.mixedupmedia.ca. Just drop a line at email@example.com after you do, and I'll know that proceeds from that purchase are intended to support the journal.
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