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Holy cow, I can’t believe I haven’t posted about my new webcomic, “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice’s Apprentice!” Since early November, I have been updating twice a week on the adventures of Wren as she travels through a fantasy realm…with the help of our readers!

Did I mention it is a Choose Your Own Adventure comic? No? Well it is! So head over to the site and subscribe so you’ll never miss an update!

Read from the beginning here!

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  1. Mil says:

    Found Webcomics Alliance through Kurt at TGT and am very eixetcd to go through all this awesome content!! Had some thoughts on this podcast (and, much like Byron I like to talk).**Blogging Issue**The type of person you project on the internet is the type of person you attract. The blog is the primary place where this projection takes place, as it is independent of the content in the comic and the characters that mask your personality underneath. If you are very quiet, so too will your readers be. I learned this lesson the hard way! Part of my recent search for communities (which lead me to Kurt, and now to WA) is because I realized my hands-off approach to internet community involvement resulted in very hands-off readers.Bigger comic artists may not blog, but that doesn’t mean they’re not projecting their personalities. Instead, they have created other avenues of self-characterization. For example, the Circle of Four (Scott Kurtz, Dave Kellett, Brad Guigar, Kris Straub) have their Webcomics Weekly podcast. Scott & Kris are extending their presence into a reality TV show. Brad and Dave are very active on Twitter and Dave is working on a documentary. They all have other methods that they use to make themselves real to their readers.Problems are another way that you can flesh out your projection, but Ken is right about people not wanting to hear a list of woes. Complaining rarely earns anything but pity, if you’re lucky. However, there are ways to make problems either entertaining or interesting. Many comedians make their misfortunes the bread-and-butter of their routines. Take a recent article by John Cheese at Cracked.com about a visit to the Hospital. Definitely not a desirable experience, but he made it entertaining! If he wasn’t a comedian, he also could have turned the experience into a more serious discussion, delving into his thoughts on the state of health care, for example. Even if a person isn’t a comedian OR interested in politics OR a philosopher, there is always just raw, simple honesty about one’s life, fears, and state of mind. As long as it doesn’t cross the line into whining, all of these methods are ways to bring value to a reader and help them to connect to the creator as a human being. We can’t force ourselves to write something against our own natures for very long, but we can bring out who we are and share it in our blogs! This is something I’ve struggled with for years, so this topic struck very close to home. I’m still trying to find what works best for me, and to uncover my voice outside of my comic. If Ken finds something that fits for him, I’d be interested in knowing the process he went through to find the right fit! (Hey, it might even be a good subject for a blog ) **Adult to Youth Transition**Thoughts on Antoine’s issue Maybe promote under a different brand? Like White Wolf vs Black Dog publishing. White Wolf was all their publicly acceptable titles. Black Dog was most decidedly not publicly acceptable. Both were in the same universe, but the change in name created a mental separation of the brand. DC used a similar method when they created their imprint, Vertigo, although Vertigo titles are typically not in the same universe.

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