Create a Comic Book in 10 (simple?) Steps

Comics and other graphic texts are one of the fastest growing areas of publishing, and they seem to be getting stronger each year. If you haven’t considered getting graphic, you might want to.  This post is for creators, especially writers, who are interested in graphic story-telling. Even if your art skills are limited to crooked, one-armed stick figures, […]

10 Things You Should Know About Doing a Crowdfunding Campaign

Alternative title: All the stuff I wish someone had told me before I started my Kickstarter Campaign and nearly drove myself bonkers, put together into a nifty little list for you.   1) It’s going to be harder and more time-consuming than you probably imagine. Preparing for this Kickstarter launch took weeks, and promoting it after […]

If You Want to Publish You Must Read This (Warning: contains Hitler, F-bombs, and warm fuzzy feelings)

“No vision is real until it’s enacted upon the earth for the people to see.” —Black Elk   I love writers and poets and artists and musicians and all those crazy dreamers who have the guts to enact a vision and put it out in the world for the people to see. But the world is rarely […]