(This video was recorded January 17, 2017)
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Validation‘s Patreon Page
The Case of the Wendigo
My Patreon Page (especially for The Case of the Wendigo)
Storenvy (to get my comics, minicomics, prints, miniprints, etc)
Thoughtful Dinosaur KickStarter Page
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My Review of Heart of Darkmeat
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It’s time for strategy.
So due to circumstances outside of my control, I’ll be leaving my day job (or, if you prefer, my day job will leave me) by February 23rd. However, it’s looking like it may happen sooner than that, but I digress.
Now, I COULD get another day-job… But the day jobs around me that are available are full-time (leaving me no time for comics) OR part-time, minimum wage jobs. My losing my current day job is just a bit painful because it was part-time and paid higher than minimum wage, a rarity in today’s world.
However, considering how well my making comics was doing, to the point where the day job was getting IN THE WAY… I thought, “Screw it. Let’s make comics and art-making a full-time gig!”
So, what to I have to do to make this transition easier? Continue reading “Going Creative Full-Time: A Game Plan”
There’s a lot to look forward to this month – from Thoughtful Dinosaur books to the launch of The Case of the Wendigo on October 18th, and more illustration updates for the Patreon page.
All of this storming creativity has made me realize…
I need to quit my day job… soon-ish.
See, I work at a craft store as both cleaning person and person who stocks shelves. As it turns out, sweeping, mopping, and cleaning the bathrooms of a 10,000 square foot store and then climbing up and down stairs moving 100+ pound boxes of books, rocks, and glass is REALLY exhausting work. And there are some days, especially recently, that feel like the job wants to pile MORE work on me for a multitude of reasons.
So… yeah, I’m going to start looking for opportunities in other avenues. I want to take it easier on my body and find some things I can do to make that happen.
How can you help? Well, here’s some ways presented in an “if-you-then-you” format.
Continue reading “How You Can Help”