Tag Archive: graphic novel

New challenges = hooray!

When it comes to writing, I like facing new challenges. Trying something I’ve never tried before. Figuring out how to put the pieces together and make it work. It’s exciting. It’s thrilling. Sometimes I’ll just invent some challenge to overcome, for no other reason than it seems like fun. Right now I’m facing an enjoyable challenge. As mentioned in a previous post, I’m putting together an anthology of comic stories. Not comic as in funny, comic as in illustrated fiction. The challenge of taking these plots, pacing them out so they work in a mere eight pages, working with the artists, scripting the stories, getting the balance of elements right … It’s a thrill. When stuff clicks and it all falls into place, it’s like…
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Hey comic artists! Look here

So I’m putting together a comic anthology. I’ll be writing the whole thing and working with an array of artists to bring it all to life. There are already five artists on board, including some amazingly talented guys with published work to their name, and a handful of others “in talks” … but I’m looking for more. So if you can draw, and can work at a reasonable pace, and would like to see your work in print alongside some really dynamite artists, get in contact with me. Show me your stuff. Show me your sequential art. And we’ll get talking. Aiming for a summer release in a nice square-bound volume that aims to feature 10-12 stories of about 8 pages each. If you can…
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Taking the FaceBook plunge

You know, I’ve had no want, need, or desire to sign up for those big social media sites. They’ve been all the rage the last few years, so being the sort of knee-jerk, closed-minded guy I am, I decided I wanted no part of them. Well, that’s not entirely true. I used to work with this fella, Pete Chen. Great guy. I’d like to say hello. Oh, and Jeff Combs, too, a guy who seems to have fallen off the face of the Earth. But mostly, no. Keep them away, please. They’re like cell phones to me, or Aquaman. But also … sigh … also, I kinda sorta guess it’s a good thing to do these days, what with the networking possibilities and all. I…
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