Kristen Renee Gorlitz, film and comics writer, and creator of The Empties stops by the ComixLaunch Podcast to talk about the process of writing a screenplay, turning it into a horror comic and then funding it successfully on Kickstarter.

Highlights of This Session Include:

  • Lessons learned on the journey from writing for film to writing for an artist.
  • Kickstarter has “LOVED” Kristen’s past three projects… what’s her secret?
  • Kristen’s secret survey trick that’s helped her keep her email list super-engaged
  • Plus: A Million Dollar Milestone for ComixLaunch Pros!

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Today’s Featured Guest:

Kristen Renee Gorlitz is a writer of movies and comic books, including the graphic novel “THE EMPTIES” which is live on Kickstarter now. She has a background in film, and has worked in both production and art. She currently lives and works in Los Angeles for NBCUniversal, and also runs her own production company, Strage Worlds Production Studios.

Links Mentioned in Today’s Show:

The Empties: You are who you eat! (A Horror Graphic Novel)

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