Cartoonist Michel Fiffe and pundit Tucker Stone have teamed up for Jumpstart That Comics Career! which might be the ultimate in “how to” advice. A sample:
DON’T JOIN THE ZEITGEIST, BE THE ZEITGEIST
Or maybe you don’t need friends, especially those guys. If talking ain’t your thing, you should turn yourself into a badass loner who refuses to “play the game”. Go to the parties, sure, but ignore everyone there. Act like you don’t know anyone and you’re glad it’s that way, that you’re in control. Avoid eye contact. If you catch anyone looking at you, pretend that you’re getting a call on your cell. Put the phone up to your ear. Remember, pretend talk is better than real talk.
Hurry over to the link and get started on making your mark.
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.