While this year’s Free Comic Book Day may have been postponed, creator Russell Nohelty wanted to provide fans with a fun, virtual con loaded with FREE COMICS and AMAZING CREATORS… so he did! Find out all about the event, as well as Russell’s tips and lessons learned from quickly pulling together several successful online events.
Highlights of This Session Include:
- Why the first weekend in May is so special to comic creators?
- Russell’s top tips for recruiting world-class guests for online events.
- The secret to crafting a cohesive even that fans and creators will love.
- Plus: How Tyler is holding up as we roll into the third month of the covid crisis.
This Session is Sponsored By:
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Today’s Featured Guest:
Russell Nohelty is a USA Today bestselling author, publisher, and speaker. He runs Wannabe Press (www.wannabepress.com), a small press that publishes weird books for weird people. Russell is the author of many novels, including four books in The Godsverse Chronicles, Sorry for Existing, Invasion, The Vessel, and My Father Didn’t Kill Himself, along with the creator of the Ichabod Jones: Monster Hunter, Gherkin Boy, Pixie Dust, and Katrina Hates the Dead graphic novels.
He also edited the Monsters and Other Scary Shit and Cthulhu is Hard to Spell anthologies, which both raised over $25,000 on Kickstarter. To date, Russell Nohelty has raised over $170,000 on Kickstarter across ten projects.
You can check out his books for yourself by joining his mailing list at www.russellnohelty.com/mail, where he’ll send you a collection of his books for free.
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Write down the three strangest things you’ve encountered related to this Covid Crisis and then take a few minutes and see if there’s a story that could come from one of those things or a combination of any of the three.