The Secret Life Of An Indie Publisher – The Cost Of Publishing

The Alt World Studios Publishing Engine

The Alt World Studios Publishing Engine

Welcome to my second installment of the Secret Life Of An Indie Publisher, where I take you into the murky waters that we Indie Creators inhabit and peek behind the scenes of what a very (very) small press gets up too. As I write stories, create characters, pull together publications, work with artists and from time to time illustrate my own work. Continue reading

Tristan the Teddy Bear & the Cuddly Defenders Comic Available on Pre-Order

Click to Pre-Order the Tristan the Teddy Bear and the Cuddly Defenders Out of the Attic AnthologyThe Tristan and the Cuddly Defenders Anthology Comic – Out of the Attic – is now available for Pre-Order on the Teddy Bear Tales Website. Preview new pages and pre-order this Teddy Bear All-Ages Action Adventure Book by clicking here.

A Must Watch “I’m Here” a Short Film By Spike Jonze

I'm HereI just sat down and watched a short movie by Spike Jonze, (Director of Her,) called “I’m Here” a powerful little short with an interesting message about love, acceptance, technology and perhaps what makes us human.  You can view the movie after the jump, it really is quite good and worth 30 minutes of your time. Continue reading

Short Story – Proud demonstrates the true power of sequential storytelling

Short Story - Proud by James Mulholland and Caitlin Soliman

Short Story – Proud by James Mulholland and Caitlin Soliman

I stumbled upon Proud on Facebook, it is a short comic story written by James Mulholland and drawn by Caitlin Soliman. It is perhaps the best sequential comic book story I’ve read this year and I highly recommend checking out Proud.

Creator Spotlight – The Mysterious Maryland Indie Creator Dan Nokes from 21st Century Sandshark Studios

21st Century Sandshark Studios LogoThe Creator Spotlight shines the light over Dan Nokes of 21st Century Sandshark Studios of Paranormals, Pistoleers and Love Triangle in the Zombie Apocalypse fame. 

Dan NokesGreeting, salutations and hello to all!  This is writer/artist/publisher/founder of the Southern Maryland DIY indie comic movement: Dan Nokes! Who am I and what do I do?  Well those are some long, sordid, and elaborate questions. So let me try to sum it up as briefly and succinctly as possible. Continue reading