Russell Nohelty has raised over $250K in funding for his books on the Kickstarter platform and credits Kickstarter with saving his career. In this high-level Kickstarter interview, he’ll share why Kickstarter is THE must use platform for authors interested in increasing their profit and visibility.
Highlights of This Session Include:
- Russell’s take on why the publishing category lags behind comics in terms of success rate, and what he’s trying to do about it!
- Opportunities for comic creators to expand their universe through prose launches.
- The rich and varied “aftermarket” for authors after the Kickstarter campaign is over.
- Plus: A frank discussion about how for some creators now might NOT be the right time to return to comic conventions.
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Today’s Featured Guest:
Russell Nohelty is no stranger to the ComixLaunch podcast… he’s a USA Today bestselling author, publisher and speaker. He runs the imprint Wannabe Press, which publishes weird books for weird people. To date, he’s raised over $250K on the Kickstarter platform across eighteen projects including prose novels, graphic novels, anthologies and more. His latest project is “Get Your Book Selling on Kickstarter” co-written with Monica Leonelle.
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