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Writer's Block

In the excerpt from Episode 191 of the ComicLab podcast ("Juggling Multiple Projects"), co-host Brad Guigar lets his own personal bout with Writer's Block seep into his advice... and his friend Dave Kellett is there to talk about it.

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Today's show is brought to you by Wacom — makers of the powerful, professional, portable Wacom One This week, we've devoted the entire show to Kickstarter — what's working, what's not, and how you can improve your campaign!

Questions asked and topics covered...

  • Kickstarter is the most tangible, real-world, evidence-based way to show how impossibly HARD it is to reach people, even with a focused message
  • Kickstarter Self-loathing vs “people not hearing about it”
  • Traceable Kickstarter links
  • Managing Kickstarter money
  • Kickstarter post-mortem
  • Kicktraq is almost always hyper-optimistic... here's a better way to project earnings
  • Instagram's is nearly useless
  • Is TikTok going to be better?

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Brad Guigar is the creator of Evil Inc and the editor of Webcomics.com Dave Kellett is the creator of Sheldon and Drive.

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