Don’t forget “Meanwhile”

It seems like it happens every time I’m stuck in writing a storyline, I keep forgetting my ace in the hole. It happens so often that I have a standing page in my sketchbook that I’ve marked for writing emergencies. […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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DIY Linktree

One of the glaring drawbacks to using Instagram for social-media outreach is the inability to post a hyperlink in a post. It makes generating any kind of valuable engagement on the site nearly impossible. For this reason, the one link […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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ComicLab Ep 143 — Setting an Emotional Hook

As a follow-up to our conversation about writing a strong beginning to your story, we’ve discussed the benefits of beginning a story in media res. But action, action and more action isn’t going to do the trick alone. So today […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Reader retention

Let’s face it. One of the biggest hurdles in growing a webcomic is reader retention. That’s why I want to encourage you to set aside time this month to develop (or improve) three different ways to introduce your comic to […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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ComicLab Ep. 142 — Plagiarism

This week, we’re talking about using a joke that you didn’t write. That topic leads into a discussion of the controversy  that exploded after Alphonso Dunn posted a video accusing Jake Parker of plagiarism. Questions asked and topics covered… Using […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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“How do I get new readers?”

Today we’re going to talk about a sentence that every last one of us have uttered: I really feel like if I could get more people to see the comic they would actually like it… There’s not a webcartoonist alive […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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24-Hour Comics Day

24-Hour Comics Day is in a few weeks — October 3rd, to be exact. Here’s what you need to know…

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