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Live at Loscon: You have a great idea, now what with Tony Todaro, Leslie Ann Moore, S. P. Hendrick, and Justin Robinson

This is the second of two panels I participated in at LOSCON this year. The first was a panel I moderated about editing manuscripts and how to find a good editor, which I posted last... Read More
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Kickstarting Comics and Books with Melissa Kirkman and Madeleine Holly-Rosing

Palm Springs Comic Con asked me to be involved in four panels at their November show, which I was thrilled about. Over the next couple of weeks, I will be releasing the live episodes from... Read More
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What are you trying to say?

One of the questions most often asked by customers is “what are you trying to say in your work?” and one of the most oft laid criticisms at the feet of artists is “it’s pretty,... Read More
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Interview #38: The Whimsical World of Sheri Fink

This week on the show we have Sheri Fink. She’s an inspirational speaker and writer I met at Los Angeles Comic Con, and a fantastic interview. If you like this show, please rate, review and... Read More
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Live @ LACC: How to Build an Audience even if you don’t have a product…yet

This is the second live episode I recorded straight from the How to Build an Audience even if you don’t have a product…yet panel I moderated at Los Angeles Comic Con. For this panel, we... Read More
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Sell Your Soul: Luck is being prepared when opportunity presents itself

You won’t get your big break before your time. This is an unfortunate truth of being a creative. It doesn’t matter who you know until you are good enough to create mind-blowing content nobody is going... Read More
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Live @ LACC: Kickstarter vs. Self-funding with DJ Kirkbride and Mike Wellman

Last weekend I put together two panels for Los Angeles Comic Con. The first one I’ll post next week, but the last panel I put together was a rematch of the epic Self-Funding vs. Kickstarter... Read More
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Sell Your Soul: Don’t make your dream project first

There is a burning desire inside all of us to create amazing, earth shattering projects. Almost everybody has their ideal project, something they’ve been burning to do since they were children; something that will set... Read More