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Robert Kirkman

Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the face. Mike Tyson

#21: Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the face

Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the face. Mike Tyson This should be an evergreen quote in my repertoire of quotes. Almost at the level of Life finds a way. (I assume by this point in time that everybody knows that quote, except for toddlers.) But creators knows what Mike is talking about: everybody has a plan until adversity smacks you upside the head. Being stymied by lack of time, lack of energy, creative blocks, fear, doubt, judgement – you name it. All punches to the face that creators are well acquainted with. Some of them can … Continue reading

Patreon wannabes

#14: My latest comic & Patreon wannabes

A link to my latest comic, thoughts on every platform turning into Patreon, and 3 reading recommendations. /// A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people. Thomas Mann I forgot where I got this but I am so feeling it this week. I haven’t made a lot of progress on my myth story outline re-write. There’s something wrong with the story that I can’t quite place (that’s usually the case with anything that seems like ‘writer’s block’). On the plus, I FINALLY finished the 5 page dry run of the graphic memoir, … Continue reading

Frank Costanza

#12: Covid vaccine birthday week

The return of my brain, covid, birthdays, tv shows, and books! /// I’m back, baby! Frank Costanza I sit here with a clear head, even if I’m wondering how to start this whole thing (which is a pretty normal starting to write thing). I lost one month of mental acuity due to allergy meds. They tend to zombify me a bit, make my mind fuzzy, and make it hard to focus on anything. It’s a bit of a miracle that I didn’t stop writing these issues because I fell off the horse for working out and writing consistently. Last allergy … Continue reading