#40 How Writers Can Break Into the Comic and Graphic Novel Industry –with David Gallaher

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Do you like comics and graphic novels?Author quotes 2

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to write them?

Do you have any manuscripts or inked pages tucked away you’d like to see published?

Today we’re talking with David Gallaher and he is going to share with us a little about his journey as a comic and graphic novel author.

Author David Gallaher has received multiple Harvey Award nominations and won The Best Online Comic Award for his work on High Moon for DC Comics. David was an early pioneer of digital comics developing projects for Marvel as well as Box 13 – the first comic designed specifically for the iPhone – for ComiXology.

He has served as a consultant for Kodansha Comics — working on titles including Sailor Moon and Attack on Titan. His newest YA series — The Only Living Boy has been featured in The Hollywood Reporter, Entertainment Weekly, and am New York.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL DISCOVER:

  • How to “get it done”, whether you’re inspired or not.
  • The 3 ways comics get made.
  • How to “break in” to the comic industry
  • What to do if you’re too shy to chat up the famous people
  • Where to go to learn about writing comics

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RESOURCES and LINKS

 

David’s Website: DavidGallaher.com

Follow David on Twitter: @DavidGallaher

Follow David on Facebook: David Gallaher

Comic Writing Workshops: bottled-lightning.com

Comic Book Script Arhive: http://www.comicbookscriptarchive.com/

Twitter research: #makecomics

DAVID’S BOOKS:

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