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About Me:
J. Leland Kupferberg is a founder of, and artistic participant in, the newly launched website PatronQuo.com - a unique online initiative to promote fiction writers through a patronage model.

The aim? To bring undiscovered, overlooked, and underrated literary talent directly to the readers. On PatronQuo, readers, fans, and visitors are urged to become patrons of the authors they deem most worthy of their support. In turn, each patron gets their own profile and a prominent placement on the story or novel excerpt page that they have offered their patronage for.

Readers also get a chance to weigh in by voting on the randomized Match Bouts that appear at the foot of each story page throughout the site. For those who love to offer their opinions about what's worth reading, this is the site for you. For those who crave their literary platters to be served up with a side order of stats, sport, and competition, there is really nothing quite like this on the Web.

So, come and participate in the Web's most innovative online showcase for contemporary literary talent. Come as a participating writer, reader, patron, fan, blogger, reviewer, or judge. On PatronQuo, you - the reader - determines whose work is worthy enough to rise to the top of the rankings.
If you are a blogger (required), or have a website:
See who tops the money rankings in the writing competition that never ends!

Follow us on Facebook for the latest news, updates, and announcements on PatronQuo.com.

For fans of literary death matches, you might also want to join the fray and participate in the Online Literary Death Matches Group here on BookBlogs.

We also run the PatronQuo.com Blog, where you may follow the latest stats announcements, promotions, and our highly entertaining Author and Patron Spotlight features.

If you're interested in setting up an interview to to discuss PatronQuo.com, I may be reached at admin at PatronQuo dot com .

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Come Vote On The Literary Death Matches Unfolding At PatronQuo.com

Have you seen the new literary Match Bout voting function that is now up on PatronQuo.com? If, as a writer, you ever wondered exactly how your short stories and novel excerpts measure up against everyone else in direct one-on-one combat, we've got the ideal feedback tool for you - a searchable Match Bout Record chart for every tale featured on PatronQuo.com.
Now, you can reliably…

Posted on August 23, 2010 at 4:02pm — 3 Comments

Tips To Market Short Stories and Novels Through Literary Ning Networks

With the launch of the new promotional story badge widgets on PatronQuo.com, short story and novel writers now have a powerful tool in their marketing arsenal in order to grow their readership base and to attract money patrons for their creative work.

"Jack's Inferno"

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Posted on August 6, 2010 at 5:26pm

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At 6:22pm on October 25, 2012, Gale Stanley said…

Hi, you have a great site. I'm now following you on Twitter.

Thanks, Gale


At 7:10pm on May 19, 2011, Blessed Beyond said…

I am now following you, I wrote 8 books 6 kindles, sing and empower young people & all ages wherever I go. Author Aleja Bennett | Facebook http://sl3.us/51 Her blogs http://bestbooks2read.blogspot.com http://stopabusewithaleja.blogspot.com 

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At 12:25pm on September 18, 2010, Created 2 Bless Others said…
Thanks for the info. I am not a big fan of fiction but I will check it out, Thanks! :)
At 11:03pm on September 15, 2010, Welwyn Wilton Katz said…
Dear J. Leland (or just Leland) I would like to be your friend on Bookblogs and it would be very nice if you would also be my friend on www.goodreads.com.

I will have a look at your invitation and if I have time I will be happy to join in. I don't understand Bookblogs, being 100% new to it, but I don't really get all the "attach a gift" stuff. What's it all about, can you tell me? People who write books don't make much money. How does it work? Thanks for explaining it, if you will.

Welwyn (http://welwynsworld.blogspot.com). I don't really know what my bookblog id is yet. !!! (embarrassed grin).
At 5:49pm on September 15, 2010, Nina Marana said…
I'll be sure to check out the fiction writer match. It looks pretty cool. Check out my cookbook contest http://askmsrecipe.com/2010/09/signed-ask-ms-recipe-paperback-cookbook-giveaway/
At 10:16am on September 14, 2010, Shirley B Nichols said…
Thanks for the invite. Will circle the grounds and enjoy the view!
At 4:59am on September 14, 2010, Donmar Pineda said…
Hi Leland.. nice website...
At 9:46pm on September 13, 2010, Ragan Jay said…
Thanks for the link. =)
At 9:34pm on September 13, 2010, George Polley said…
Thanks Leland, but I'm way too busy with my own to do that. I belong to authonomy and youwriteon and have stopped participating for the same reason. Again, thanks for the suggestion,.

George Polley
Sapporo, Japan
At 7:15pm on September 13, 2010, Ragan Jay said…
Thanks for the friendship!

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