‘Tis the season of annual goal setting, but many creators have been frustrated with setting goals in the past. In this session, Tyler will help you reframe your relationship with goal setting and get you primed to achieve big things in 2020 by following a few simple actions.
Could 2020 be the year that Kickstarter finally stops working for comic creators and crowdfunders? In this session, Tyler looks at 5 common concerns creators have about the sustainability of the #1 crowdfunding platform… and shares his own insights on the future of the platform.
After 3 days of (successfully!) potty training his toddler, ComixLaunch host Tyler James as popped back up with 10 lessons comic creators and crowdfunders can learn from the process and apply to their successful 2020.
In this end-of-the-decade session of the ComixLaunch Podcast, Tyler shares the 10 biggest lessons he’s learned over the past 10 years working on THE RED TEN series, which recently wrapped up with a final successful Kickstarter launch.
Fantasy webcomic creator Melissa J Massey is puzzled by the fact that despite creating work that features strong female leads in genres women generally like, most of her fan base is male. She asks the mastermind for ideas on how to attract more female fans and backers.
Professional comic writer Erica Schultz looks for feedback from a mastermind of creator peers on the advantages of getting a literary agent to represent her work and tips for finding one. Highlights of This Session…
Abrian Curington is a multi-talented creator who, over the past few years has crowdfunded both fiction and non-fiction projects. Now she’s wrestling with whether or not she needs to rebrand herself to be more inclusive of everything she does or to split her branding to serve the different fanbases she appeals to.
Drawing has never been a problem for illustrator Dawn Griffin. However, she’s now finding it challenging to sit down and write out her first graphic novel and looks to a pop-up ComixLaunch Mastermind group facilitated by Tyler James including creators Erica Shultz, Abrian Curington and Melissa J Massey to help her build better writing habits.
Gamal Hennessy is an experienced entertainment transactions attorney with an expertise in comic book publishing and comic IP licensing. In this session, Gamal answers key questions comic creators have around the topic of protecting their intellectual property.
If you’ve been beating yourself up because your project is taking to long, listen to this one…
Writer/artist/MC? Mike Barry returns to the ComixLaunch Podcast sharing the success of his all-ages graphic novel Action Tank since funding on Kickstarter in 2017.
Tyler revisits his big career goal from a decade ago and discusses the power of setting big, audacious goals… even if you never hit them!
Are you trying to get something for nothing in pursuit of your creative endeavors?
Tyler looks back at three distinct strategies he employed at three different stages of his creative career that helped him dramatically expand his online audience, and as a result, his network and his launches. Highlights…
What do you do when it feels like the bottom has fallen out of your launch and failure is imminent? Whether you’re a first timer or a ComixLaunch Veteran, you may still find yourself in an emotional freefall when your launch doesn’t match your expectations. In this training, Tyler provides a simple 5 step plan to stop the freefall and hit the ground running toward a successful launch.
Would you love to launch a Kickstarter, but you’re afraid to hit that green button because you’re worried your audience isn’t big enough? This episode will show you why a big audience is NOT a prerequisite to Kickstarter success.
Launching a Kickstarter for the second issue of a comic book series presents unique challenges and opportunities for creators. To break them all down this week, Tyler is joined by Travis Gibb (Broke Down and Four Dead Bodies) and Joel Rodriguez (Dusk County Chronicles.)
White Ash and The Game creator Charlie Stickney returns to the ComixLaunch podcast to share insights from his successful launches over the past three years, as well as his strategy for launching in the direct market.
Listen in on a coaching call with a freelancer who just launched her first project on Kickstarter and is looking for insight on how to take her career to the next level.
Russell Nohelty returns to the ComixLaunch podcast for an open and honest discussion about launching novels and comics as a Complete Creative. Russell opens up about what’s working this year and what definitely is not working, and how he’s pivoting to continue to grow his business, while also returning to one of his earliest and most beloved comic creations for another run on Kickstarter.
Rich Boye of Comic Impressions joins Tyler for discussion about how their company is making a strong push into the comic printing market and how they are poised to serve the independent creator as well as large scale publishers.
If you’re a creator who isn’t launching on Kickstarter due to fear of failure, Tyler has the cure for you in this session of ComixLaunch. In this episode, he’ll share one of his big failures this year, and why he actually doesn’t see it as a failure at all.
President of Scout Comics & Entertainment, Inc. James Haick returns to the Comixlaunch podcast to talk about the innovative moves SCOUT is making to shake up the world of creator-owned comics.
If fear is getting in the way of you actually launching your crowdfunding projects or going after your creative pursuits in a major way, this episode could change your future!
In this session, you’ll learn the importance of a great logline and how to craft one for your book. Tyler is joined by writer John “Scooter” Robinson, who teaches a simple, step-by-step formula any writer can use to compress even the most epic tale into a single compelling sentence that will connect with readers and make it vastly easier to sell.