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About mikegagnon81

Freelance Writer and content provider.

Why it makes sense to do what you want.

If you’ve read the comic strip that was last posted on the home page (if you haven’t, click here) you’ll get the idea of my current theme. It’s about following your creative passions. Or for bitter old men like me, revitalizing your passions.

I take a lot of my motivation and inspiration for this approach from the story of late and legendary Stan Lee.

It you’re not familiar with the story, back in approx. 1960-61, Stan Lee was a creatively struggling comic book writer for Timely Comics. Stan had started as an assistant to Joe Simon and Jack Kirby on the Captain America comic, essentially a gopher. That job got him the gig as a full fledged comic book writer, churning out cliche’d and generic pablum for Timely’s line of Romance and Western comics.

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