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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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Sept 29 2017 Weekly Update

In this episode I update y’all on some cool events and news going on in the comics and publishing industry including the Indie Author Fringe coming Oct. 14th as well as which books I might review and more. Plus, I finally drop the info and spill the beans on one of the new publications that I will be involved with, Comic Book Industry.

Find more details as they develop at http://www.gagnonwrites.com

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