Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Writing Quotation of the Week

Writers kid themselves—about themselves and other people. Take the talk about writing methods. Writing is just work—there’s no secret. If you dictate or use a pen or type with your toes—it is just work.
--Sinclair Lewis

Thursday, April 09, 2009

Breaking in to Comics

I often get asked about how one breaks into comics, but I don't have a good answer in general. Because I transitioned from novels and screenplays, I already had writing samples, and I lucked into an editor - Axel Alonso at Marvel - who was familiar with my work. But there's a great article by Steven Grant on CBR that lays out nicely how an aspiring writer might attempt to find work.