How to Kick Ass at Kickstarter (Video)

Last month I had the good fortune to return to The Animation Workshop in Denmark to teach a week-long course in their Graphic Storytelling department. You might remember the talk I gave two years ago, The View from Aloft, where I distilled my foundational philosophy about social media, online communities, and gratitude economies. This presentation … Continue reading How to Kick Ass at Kickstarter (Video)

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Ocean Sciences Meeting ’18

Hello everybody, I've got an amazing opportunity to exhibit at the 2018 Ocean Sciences Meeting here in Portland this week (AKA the most impressive gathering of marine science folks in the country) and I wanted to invite you all to come along. I'll be displaying original pages from (and giving away copies of) Mappin' the Floor, the … Continue reading Ocean Sciences Meeting ’18

Inner Critic Investigation Week, Day 7

This is it, everyone! It's Day Seven of Inner Critic Investigation Week, the writing prompt series I've been collaborating on with writing coach Deb Norton. The rules are as follows: Get a pen and a sheet of paper. Set a timer for six minutes. WRITE. Ask your Inner Critic the question and find out what they … Continue reading Inner Critic Investigation Week, Day 7

Distro for Dummies

Hi readers! This blog has been relegated to acting as an occasional announcement board for the last few years as I've focused my attention on other platforms, but I have some educational tidbits I'd love to share somewhere more permanent. So let's try something new! I've assembled this not-so-brief essay introduction to a couple common … Continue reading Distro for Dummies

New Comic: Mappin’ the Floor

Hi friends! It's been a busy week here on the island of O‘ahu. After completing our three-week ocean crossing aboard R/V Falkor last Monday at 8:30am, the ship immediately went into prep mode for a host of different events to help promote the results of our cruise. Chief among these was getting the gallery show at … Continue reading New Comic: Mappin’ the Floor

New Talk: The View from Aloft

I have new video up from my time at The Animation Workshop in Denmark, where I was teaching a class on webcomics and social media earlier this month. (This is the first time I've had video footage of my public speaking—thanks, Sam!—which is really exciting.) If you’re a person who makes things on the Internet, or … Continue reading New Talk: The View from Aloft

Teaching in Denmark

Some big, big, BIG news for you this week, friends: The Animation Workshop in Viborg, Denmark has invited me to come teach a two-week class on webcomics, the Internet, and modern career options for independent cartoonists. I am beside myself with excitement. I fly in just ten days and there's a lot to get done before … Continue reading Teaching in Denmark