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Top Patreon Writing

Ranked list of the top earners, biggest, highest paid, and most successful Patreon writing updated daily.

# Creator Patrons Earnings Support per patron Launched

1

Wait But Why

Creating high-quality blog posts

4,728

patrons

Jun 2015

2

Kihra

Creating Warcraft Logs, FF Logs, and WildStar Logs

2,437

patrons

Apr 2015

3

Derek Bodner

Creating barely coherent NBA draft ramblings

2,117

patrons

Feb 2017

4

Deathblade

Creating translations of Chinese web novels, plus original wuxia fiction!

1,928

patrons

Apr 2016

5

Matt Kiser

Creating WTF Just Happened Today?

1,545

patrons

$8,144.84

per month

$5.27

per patron/month

Feb 2017

6

The Roguard Team

Creating Translation Patches and Websites

1,514

patrons

$3,253.12

per month

$2.15

per patron/month

Apr 2017

7

Ren Woxing

Creating English translations of Desolate Era (莽荒纪) on Wuxiaworld

1,474

patrons

Feb 2017

8

Seanan McGuire

Creating Fiction

1,458

patrons

$8,069.59

per Short Stories

$5.53

per patron/Short Stories

Apr 2016

9

Matt Bruenig

Creating a policy shop.

1,340

patrons

$7,134.62

per month

$5.32

per patron/month

May 2017

10

Yang Wen-li

Creating Translation of Chinese Web-novel 'Martial God Asura'

1,268

patrons

Nov 2016

11

N. K. Jemisin

Creating Fiction

1,211

patrons

$5,666.43

per month

$4.68

per patron/month

May 2016

12

Gina Häußge

Creating OctoPrint

1,155

patrons

$5,235.12

per month

$4.53

per patron/month

Apr 2016

13

The Normies

Creating comedy sketches, reactions, reviews, and vlogs!

1,071

patrons

$8,514.38

per month

$7.95

per patron/month

Oct 2016

14

JulioNIB

Creating GTA V Mods

954

patrons

Jul 2015

15

Jeff Gluck

Creating coverage of NASCAR racing

864

patrons

$6,788.70

per month

$7.86

per patron/month

Jan 2017

16

Saladin Ahmed

Creating stories

820

patrons

$2,387.37

per month

$2.91

per patron/month

May 2015

17

hyorinmaru

Creating novel translations

733

patrons

Jan 2017

18

Timcast

Creating Journalism

707

patrons

Aug 2016

19

Captain Awkward

Creating Advice blogs

706

patrons

$2,471.64

per month

$3.50

per patron/month

Aug 2016

20

James Howard Kunstler

Creating Clusterfuck Nation & The KunstlerCast

664

patrons

$3,642.05

per month

$5.49

per patron/month

Jan 2016

21

Wildbow

Creating Web Serials

640

patrons

$2,726.65

per month

$4.26

per patron/month

Feb 2014

22

Kameron Hurley

Creating Short stories

634

patrons

$2,563.74

per short story

$4.04

per patron/short story

Mar 2015

23

Laurie Penny

Creating journalism, features and stories

597

patrons

$4,500.08

per month

$7.54

per patron/month

Jan 2017

24

Aron Ra

Creating videos, activism, podcasts, presentations, blogs

595

patrons

Jun 2014

25

EABT

Creating Vlogs

590

patrons

$1,739.78

per month

$2.95

per patron/month

Jan 2015

26

Ursula Vernon

Creating Random creative thingies

576

patrons

$1,494.48

per month

$2.59

per patron/month

Mar 2014

27

Allison Kilkenny

Creating podcasts, sketches, writing, films, and other rabble-rousing

564

patrons

$3,641.55

per month

$6.46

per patron/month

Feb 2016

28

Stonekettle

Creating Words

554

patrons

Sep 2016

29

Studio Foglio

Creating an ongoing graphic novel series!

548

patrons

$1,321.59

per month

$2.41

per patron/month

Jan 2015

30

David Di Franco

Creating weekly exclusive vlogs!

544

patrons

$2,784.91

per month

$5.12

per patron/month

Feb 2014

31

Monica Byrne

Creating art, fiction, theatre, and protest

520

patrons

$2,436.81

per month

$4.69

per patron/month

Jun 2015

32

OMA

Creating translations of WMW (Chinese webnovel)

448

patrons

Jan 2017

33

Wen Spencer

Creating fiction

444

patrons

$2,840.48

per month

$6.40

per patron/month

Feb 2017

34

Dyson Logos

Creating Hand-Drawn Maps for Fantasy RPGs.

436

patrons

$572.70

per Artisanal Gluten-Free Map

$1.31

per patron/Artisanal Gluten-Free Map

Jun 2015

35

Dan Lewis

Creating Interesting Stories

435

patrons

$1,090.66

per month

$2.51

per patron/month

May 2015

36

Luna_Lovewell

Creating Awesome short stories!

419

patrons

$1,177.74

per month

$2.81

per patron/month

Mar 2015

37

Writing Excuses

Creating a podcast about the art & business of writing

414

patrons

$2,124.59

per month

$5.13

per patron/month

Jan 2016

38

medievalpoc

Creating Medievalpoc: People of Color in European Art History

404

patrons

$1,473.19

per month

$3.65

per patron/month

May 2014

39

Amy Shira Teitel

Creating Blogs, Videos, and Books

404

patrons

$1,821.62

per month

$4.51

per patron/month

Sep 2015

40

Kinfolk Kollective

Creating content for the blog and social media.

392

patrons

Oct 2016

41

Ben Titmarsh

Creating The Best Cube Platform Ever

390

patrons

$1,844.19

per month

$4.73

per patron/month

Jun 2015

42

Alexandre Borges

Creating textos sobre política, economia e muito mais

390

patrons

Jan 2016

43

Ijeoma Oluo

Creating Words. Angry Words.

386

patrons

May 2015

44

Martha Wells

Creating Fiction

376

patrons

$1,099.95

per month

$2.93

per patron/month

Oct 2015

45

Adam

Creating Deadly Boss Mods

370

patrons

May 2016

46

alyschu

Creating translations of savage novels

369

patrons

Mar 2017

47

CKtalon

Creating Translations for: True Martial World & Absolute Choice (CN Novel

368

patrons

Jan 2017

48

Santino Hassell

Creating words about queer men living in the world.

365

patrons

Aug 2016

49

FT

Creating Concepts

352

patrons

$1,797.52

per month

$5.11

per patron/month

Aug 2015

50

Catherynne M. Valente

Creating Rule-Breaking Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Writing About Writing

349

patrons

$2,246.79

per month

$6.44

per patron/month

Feb 2017