ComixLaunch | The Best Time to Launch a Kickstarter [Coaching Call]

Timing is everything, right? Well, let’s talk about it! In this coaching session, professional writer S.K. Malveaux asks about the best time to launch a Kickstarter, and gets support on the way towards her next launch.


Highlights of this session include:

  • Timing your Kickstarter… What is and isn’t important?
  • How to ready the market for your book, and your book for the market
  • Tips for getting started with your mailing list.
  • Plus: Have you been keeping up with the ComixLaunch YouTube Channel?

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Today’s Featured Guest

S.K. Malveaux is a professional writer and amateur human being. She is writer and co-creator The MusicMaker, a comic with incorporates actual downloadable songs into the story. This comic is illustrated by the talented Andrés Quezada Peña, whose previous work includes “Template” (available through Comixology.com) Malveaux’s previous works include stage plays such as “Size of a Quarter, Shape of a Star.” She’s been guest blogger and guest writer on several websites such as https://www.jacobrundle.com/guest-blogs/comix. Issue #1 of The MusicMaker will be launching in May at The 3 Rivers Comic Convention.


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