Writers Phil Butehorn and James Ferguson join the podcast to discuss not only their latest collaboration, Slice(s) of Life, an anthology set in a world where pizza has been outlawed, but their evolution from lifelong comic fans to prolific creators.

Highlights of This Session Include:

  • The power of an accountability group and finding your “four horseman”
  • Why focusing on anthologies for several years helped Phil find his footing as a comic book writer.
  • How 10 years of writing about comics gave James a leg-up in becoming a comic book writer himself.
  • Plus: Tyler shares a little behind the scenes of the recent $18K launch day for SINK: Monsters!

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Today’s Featured Guests:

Phil Butehorn is a horror writer, who’s work has been featured in many Kickstarter funded anthologies, including Nightmare Theater Vol 1 and 2., Cthulhu Invades Wonderland, Not So Fair Tales, and many more. He runs the Anthology Creators Facbook Group, and publishes as the Illumi-nerdi on Substack. This year, he’s focused on launching campaigns of his own!

James Ferguson is a lifelong comic fan, and longtime reviewer of comics for Horror DNA and Comicon, and the horror comics podcast Funny Book Splatter.
A few years ago, he shifted his focus from comic book press to writing comics of his own, and recently funded his first Kickstarter for the pro wrestling comic book A REAL SLOBBERKNOCKER.

Links Mentioned in Today’s Show:

Check out “Slice(s) of Life – A World Without Pizza” on Kickstarter now: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/slicesoflife/slice-of-life-a-world-without-pizza

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