Monthly Archives: January 2013

Ouch! A little sensitive are you?

Recently I was reading some online reviews of the books I’ve worked on. Never a great idea. But the Internet exists if for no other reason than to make you more neurotic. Anyway, I found one concerning The Three Little … Continue reading

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Beware. Giant.

Click to make it bigger. Not necessarily better though…

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Today is always crowded.

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My work wouldn’t suck if I didn’t do such sucky work…

As a author or an illustrator or a author-illustrator, how can I make my work better? Better can mean a lot of things, but for the sake of this posting and the fact that the word ‘commercial’ is inherent in … Continue reading

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I can’t shout anymore. My throat hurts.

Part Two. The question is, how does anyone successfully sell any media creation these days? Other than buying a hundred million in TV, where else can you find eyeballs? So the community and friends centered social media platforms and services … Continue reading

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I’m shouting loudly! Hello!?

Social media as marketing tool is the topic on the lips of editors, publishers, writers and artists. And marketing executives and owners of Facebook stock. It’s been trumpeted time-and-time again the past few years that you need massive outreach into … Continue reading

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More food carts of Portland…

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