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The Creative Process

The question I get asked the most, besides "What are you doing with your life?!" and "Why is it called Hot Cakes?" is about where my ideas come from. I think you'll hear that from any writer/artist/creative person who makes stuff. I mean, I think that in almost every interview I've read, this sentiment has… Continue reading The Creative Process

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Year of the Cakes-2017

Usually on my blog I like to talk about topics that can be deemed informative in regards to comics. But every now and then I take the road less traveled and talk about ME! And if there's any time to do that, it's now, at the end of the year. I take this time to… Continue reading Year of the Cakes-2017

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Cartoon Crossroads

Another year, another trip to Cartoon Crossroads in Columbus. For all of the non-Ohio readers out there, Cartoon Crossroads (CXC) is a convention put together by Jeff Smith (he did a little book you might know by the name of Bone).  Because Jeff is from Ohio, the convention is held in the Columbus Library, which is… Continue reading Cartoon Crossroads

Making Comics

Making Comics Part 1-Writing

To many, I think the process of creating a comic is still something of uncertainty. That is, they don't have much of an idea how they are made. A plethora of readers don't know about the process a comic has to go through when being made, so I'll explore this creation step by step. Today,… Continue reading Making Comics Part 1-Writing

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“Comics Will Break Your Heart”

Jack Kirby said that, and did he know a thing or two about comics. At first, when I heard that quote, I didn't really get it. However, now that I'm trying to break into the comic writing biz, I totally understand what the King of Comics meant. He was right, comics will hurt you while… Continue reading “Comics Will Break Your Heart”