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We’re doing something a little new and a little weird on this episode of The Business of Art. This episode is the second part of a two-parter I recorded with my friend Tyler James from...

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Dirk Manning is a horror institution. He’s been touring around the Midwest for nearly a decade with his amazing horror anthology Nightmare World, and more recently his companion series Tales of Mr. Rhee. He one...

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Kirk McKnight took his love of baseball and turned it into a writer career, writing a book called The Voices of Baseball: The Game’s Greatest Broadcasters Reflect on America’s Past time, where the game’s broadcasters...

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I met Dave Lukas on Twitter of all places. We followed each other and exchanged some DMs, and that led to emails, phone calls, and eventually being on each other’s podcast. This is another podcast...

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I had James on the show because he’s starting a new company called Jamestown Publishing, which features an initial slate of four books including Walter Ostlie’s Shiver Bureau and Richard Rivera’s Stabbity Bunny, among others....

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Maytal Gilboa is the founder and publisher of Emet Comics and Rosy Press. Since she just acquired Rosy Press, I wanted to have her on in order to discuss why she bought the press, along...

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Halloween was one of the formative movies of my childhood. This week on the show, we’re back at Palm Springs Comic Con for one of my favorite panels I’ve ever moderated, because I interviewed a living...

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Conventions are the life blood of any artist. They allow us to meet new fans and connection with existing ones. This year saw me make 45 appearances overall, and exhibit at 37 conventions. I thought...

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This week on the show we have Margot Atwell, Publisher of Gutpunch Press, writer of The Insider’s Guide to Book Publishing Success, and publishing director at Kickstarter. Here is her bio straight from www.emdashandco.com. Margot...

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Today we have Richard Starkings on the show. If you don’t know Richard’s work as a letterer, editor, and writer, then I highly recommend you check out Elephantmen, his Image series that’s run for over...

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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...

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The Greater Los Angeles Writer’s Society (http://www.glaws.org/) asked me to participate on two panels at LosCon this year. One of which I moderated and the other I participated as a panelist. Loscon was the first...

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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...

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