As your webcomic develops and grows, chances are you'll need to supplement your income. Some people choose a day job, and others take on freelance work. Here are some sites that could help with both.
Special thanks to John Glynn, Vice President of Acquisitions and Rights with Universal Press Syndicate, for offering some great advice on writing:
Ah … hello there, I am a syndicate comics editor. And I know what you’re thinking, you’re thinking, “how did you get in here?”
And you’re right to ask. Let me explain.
It all started a few months ago, and before you dismiss me, know that I’ve been a paying member of Webcomics.com since the start. So imagine my delight when I had the good fortune to meet Brad in person for the first time at PAX East. I sensed it was pitch time: “What about a piece from a syndicate editor’s perspective? On writing, or editing, or marketing?”
First up: Writing.
Today's Archive Dive comes from February 4, 2009.
Many of us started our webcomics as a hobby — more for fun than anything else. The problem is that under the pressures of updating, keeping fans happy, etc., the comic goes from a fun hobby to being just another chore. To combat this feeling, here are a few tips that I have found work well.