During the last few months, I’ve been working hard to a) recover from a car wreck* and b) catch up on comic things. It’s been pretty time-consuming, and I felt like I was “missing out” on other opportunities by focusing so much on just comic pages. There were illustrations I wanted to make, videos to record,… Read More Time to Close Some Doors
You paint on the weekends. You doodle at work. You write random bits of dialogue while riding the bus. You share your daydreams over a beer with your friends. We all have little things we do in our spare time that help us unwind and relax, or perhaps it’s that kind of hobby that energizes… Read More 5 Signs Your Hobby Needs the Spotlight
I’m in the muddy-middle of my developing comic right now. The story almost totally nailed down, and the art for the first chapter (50 or so pages) is well underway. In a way, it’s the hardest part: the end is nowhere in sight, and the initial burst of inspiration has faded away. Around this point,… Read More What If Someone Already Did It?
I’ve been listening to The Magnolia Story audiobook lately, and Chip freaks me out. Not even kidding. Most recently, I listened to a chapter where Chip describes how he would avoid getting “too comfortable”, and keep looking for ways to shake things up in his life. Personally, I’ve grown up with a different attitude: my approach is… Read More Writing My Own Magnolia Story