How do you build confidence in sharing your work, when you feel there is a gap between your personal taste and your own talent? In the midst of launching and funding his first Kickstarter campaign, writer/artist Jeff Lorentz asks the roundtable for advice on how to share his comics with confidence.
Highlights of This Session Include:
- How your mindset will impact your results as a creator?
- Why waiting until your work is perfect before you share it is never a viable strategy!
- Benefits to sharing your work confidently!
- Plus: Applications for the July 2023 session of the ComixLaunch Mastermind are now open!
This Session is Sponsored by…
…the ComixLaunch MasterMind. Fighting isolation and staying connected with others is more important than ever right now…
If you would you like to meet once a month with a group of serious, like-minded creators to talk about your projects and creative business for mutual support and accountability this year, go to ComixLaunch.com/mastermind and get on the interest list.
New groups will be forming in June and meeting in July!
In the MasterMind Hot Seat Today:
Jeff Lorentz is an up-and-coming artist and writer from Saco, Maine, who has been drawing comics most of his life. His work includes the blue-collar horror comedy “My Coworker is a Vampire.” He’s live with his very first Kickstarter for the cult horror series, Skin of My Teeth!
In the MasterMind Round Table:
- Scott Harris-King (Writer)
- Chris Brimmage (Comic and Prose Writer, Marketer)
- Don Handfield (Film Writer & Producer, Comic Writer)
- James Mascia (Comic & Prose Writer)
Links Mentioned in Today’s Show:
Skin Of My Teeth #1: A Pulp Cult Horror Comic by Jeff Lorentz https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/jefflorentz/skin-of-my-teeth-1-a-pulp-cult-horror-comic
More About Our Sponsor:
Okay, creators, I have a question for you…
Right now, how many people are there on this planet who know exactly what it is that you’re trying to create this week, this month, this year, and in the next five years and in your lifetime?
And how many of those people ALSO want AND can help you to achieve those big dreams… and are regularly thinking about what they can do to help you on your mission?
Right now, do you have other creators in your corner who you trust to offer good, knowledgeable support and advice about the issues and struggles you face as a comic creator?
Are these creators who are always going to tell it to you straight, even if it’s not what you want to hear, but what you need to hear to level up?
And are you meeting with these people on a regular consistent basis to talk about these things?
Seriously, how many people do you have in your world right now who fit that full description?
If the answer is “NOT ENOUGH”, then I want you to imagine that there was a small group of high performing creators, who you really respect and you admire, and they constantly had you on their minds.
Imagine you were meeting with them regularly for mutual support, brainstorming and accountability.
Would that make a difference in your creative business and in your life?
If so, then I want to invite you to learn more about the ComixLaunch mastermind groups starting up in July.
Just go to ComixLaunch.com/mastermind to get on the interest list. We’ll be accepting applications for just a short time in June to fill brand new groups who start meeting in July.
A ComixLaunch Mastermind Group could be just the thing you’re looking for to have a massive creative breakthrough in the second half of the year.
So again, ComixLaunch.com/mastermind is where you’ll find all that information.
You’ll get on the interest list and potentially get into an awesome ComixLaunch Mastermind group of your own, and hit the ground running with us in July.
Dig into your personal archive and try to uncover your oldest work you can find as an artist, writer, etc. Then look at that work critically. Pick out the flaws and all the ways it could be improved.
Now, take a second to think about how grateful you are now having not let those imperfections stop you and for how far you’ve come.
Finally, think about where you are right now. What is possible for you in the next 5, 10, 15 or 20 years if you keep at it?