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To be, or Not To Be...Published that is!

Postby J.M. Hunter » Fri Dec 23, 2011 12:41 pm

Gonna be startin' somethin', gonna be startin' somethin! My wife was surprised to find out that I've never actually put together a submissions package and sent one off to a publisher for what's sure to be complete and total annihilation. Maybe I should just get it out of my system?


Anyone else here already sent something off to a publisher? What happened?

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Re: To be, or Not To Be...Published that is!

Postby contramundi » Fri Dec 23, 2011 12:59 pm

entered somo contestes,never won nothing,never been published not even in the local paper...so..my plan is to gather all those drawings,some are in my blog that i posted here and publish a book,called chronicles of a loser :D
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Postby J.M. Hunter » Fri Dec 23, 2011 1:02 pm

contramundi wrote:entered somo contestes,never won nothing,never been published not even in the local paper...so..my plan is to gather all those drawings,some are in my blog that i posted here and publish a book,called chronicles of a loser :D



Where's your blog? And when might you be trying to do this effort?

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Re: To be, or Not To Be...Published that is!

Postby Frag » Fri Dec 23, 2011 1:03 pm

I have an awesome story idea that I'm writing. I think if I find an artist I will try some submissions.

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Re: To be, or Not To Be...Published that is!

Postby covalesky » Fri Dec 23, 2011 1:12 pm

Arion is getting published.

Risk it, you never know.

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Re: To be, or Not To Be...Published that is!

Postby J.M. Hunter » Fri Dec 23, 2011 1:13 pm

I'm thinking of doing this. Really.

I wonder if a few of you might also want to try it?

Maybe if the Outhouse powers that be are open to it we could keep a running blog/documenting our progress from start to finish of this effort.

The Guantlet....let's run it?

It'd show the rights and wrongs of our attempts as well as see if anyone gets an actual reply from the publishers.

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Re: To be, or Not To Be...Published that is!

Postby contramundi » Fri Dec 23, 2011 1:18 pm

J.M. Hunter wrote:

Where's your blog? And when might you be trying to do this effort?


i am a marine here in my own country and havent got as many free time as i would like..here in portugal all the comics sold are foreign..so me publishing something locally wont happen and as american publishers go..i feel im not worthy

anyway heres the blog,havent updated in a while

http://sketchesandall.blogspot.com/
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Postby J.M. Hunter » Fri Dec 23, 2011 1:23 pm

contramundi wrote:
i am a marine here in my own country and havent got as many free time as i would like..here in portugal all the comics sold are foreign..so me publishing something locally wont happen and as american publishers go..i feel im not worthy

anyway heres the blog,havent updated in a while

http://sketchesandall.blogspot.com/


Nice!

Some of the four pager you got going there I'd consider some other values in those wide open backgrounds. Not sure if it'd be more blacks, tone, or clouds for texture, or hatching. But over all I like what you've got going there.

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Re: To be, or Not To Be...Published that is!

Postby contramundi » Fri Dec 23, 2011 1:37 pm

J.M. Hunter wrote:
Nice!

Some of the four pager you got going there I'd consider some other values in those wide open backgrounds. Not sure if it'd be more blacks, tone, or clouds for texture, or hatching. But over all I like what you've got going there.



thanks man,i appreciate the advice,will try and improve
still getting puvlished..i dont think it will ever happen for me..
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Re: To be, or Not To Be...Published that is!

Postby J.M. Hunter » Fri Dec 23, 2011 1:39 pm

contramundi wrote:

thanks man,i appreciate the advice,will try and improve
still getting puvlished..i dont think it will ever happen for me..


Hey wont know till we try. I think that's kind of the point of this agenda I'm proposing.

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Re: To be, or Not To Be...Published that is!

Postby J.M. Hunter » Fri Dec 23, 2011 1:49 pm

Well I've let Bluestreak know of the idea, still waiting to hear back from him. I'm sure Jon will weigh in when he see's this. If this doesn't seem like the right fit for the OH, there's always going indy. Even though it's a lonely place. :P

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Re: To be, or Not To Be...Published that is!

Postby jeremiahvedder » Fri Dec 23, 2011 4:20 pm

I've self-published a bunch of stuff on a really small-scale, around a dozen different books, and had a really lucrative deal with Wowio before the site went from paying me hundreds of dollars a month to literally fifty cents. Don't get me started on that... but the creative impulse is still there. I've sent a few inquiry letters but never thought much of it. I really need to get my ass back in gear.

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Postby J.M. Hunter » Fri Dec 23, 2011 4:24 pm

Well hey. I'm looking for a few good men/women to attempt this with. We'll all work on our own projects but we blog/document our steps and progress till the bitter or sweet end. Anyone game?

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Re: To be, or Not To Be...Published that is!

Postby J.M. Hunter » Fri Dec 23, 2011 4:25 pm

Call it a "Comicumentary"

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Re: To be, or Not To Be...Published that is!

Postby jeremiahvedder » Fri Dec 23, 2011 5:18 pm

Change the name to Cockumentary like it looks and I'm in.

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