Paul and I just returned from AnomalyCon, and boy, was that trip worth it. The con was just the right size, with friendly attendees. The costumes were astonishing, the panels wonderful, the show well-run. And I got to Tea Duel for the first time (current record: 1-1, with a dirty-nom victory, and a belated clean-nom loss)! I had initially been … Read More
ComiqueCon was a huge success! Organized by Chelsea Liddy, with the help of Dan and Katie Merritt from Green Brain Comics, the first-ever all-female comics show drew over 350 attendees — and national coverage. Reports from the press, exhibitors, and attendees were overwhelmingly positive, and I sure hope this turns into an annual thing, because I had a fantastic time, … Read More
Good news! You can now buy both Vögelein books at Comixology. These have been in the works for about a year now, and I’m really excied to have them available. If you’ve never tried Comixology’s “assisted view” reading format, I encourage you to give it a try. It’s pretty neat, and adds a subtle dynamism to digital reading. Thanks, Comixology!
On the scale of things that can happen to self-publishers, having one of your print runs sell out definitely ranks far over to the “good” end. However, the cost of offset printing is on the rise, and it took me seven years to sell through my initial run of Old Ghosts, so I wasn’t enthused at the prospect of spending … Read More
This week I dropped by the post office, and look what was in my box! There’s nothing quite as nice these days as receiving real fan mail. This lovely bit of fan art is from a reader I met at Wizard World Chicago earlier this year. Thanks so much, Siena! It really makes me glad to know that new readers … Read More