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 Must Read Comics for People Who Don’t Read Comics

University English Professor are sometimes seen as gatekeepers for what is literary and worth reading, so people are often surprised when I mention my affinity for reading and teaching comics. In fact, many of my colleagues still dismiss comics as being childish and “too commercial.” Conversely, I think there are many things going on in contemporary comics that […]

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 […]