Stop, Collaborate – but Listen

I made a discovery. The collaboration is the new "do it for experience" work model. Or, at least, the trigger word that's being disguised as unpaid work. Don't get me wrong. If you're just starting out, and you've nothing in your portfolio to show, a collaboration with an artist (if you're a writer) or a … Continue reading Stop, Collaborate – but Listen

Story Soup

I had to explain overcrowding to an artist/creator the other day, and I wanted to share this thought. When you're writing a story - this can be prose or a comic or even non-fiction - you should think of it like making soup. It can be really temping to throw all your favorite ingredients into … Continue reading Story Soup