HELLO NUMBER FIVE HOW'S EVERY LITTLE THING?
What I have been up to since March:
-Celebrated my 1 year anniversary in Halifax. Good times. Had some unemployment for a while which made me nervous, but was able to make it work. Don't intend to leave anytime soon.
-Birthday coming up the end of September. Good lord, I'll be 28. I'm firmly into my late twenties. It's boggling. Why do I still feel like a kid? Why am I still single? Why do I still bite my nails? Why does everything seem to take twice as long to do, and yet the time goes by twice as fast?
-I was one of the 50 semi-finalists for that Comic Challenge thing ( [link]
) and you can find my submission in my gallery here. I turned down the offer to go to San Diego (but I had to pay for everything! ... no thanks) and pitch in person. Was not really impressed by the quality of work in the contest, and would rather not give up the rights to my ideas. Anyway, it was an entertaining experience. I wish they wrote contracts in English instead of Legalese.
-I did a kid's educational comic for a publisher in Ontario. It was a 35 page comic about Nellie Bly, and will be in the Scholastic Catalog this fall, I think. So if you have school aged kids, buy my sh%t! I'm now in the midst of doing a second comic for the same publisher, this time about Jane Goodall. Yay freelance!
-Have pretty much given up on finding a nice, youth orientated liberal church in the area. Why do churches suck so much? Why are they so cliquey? I'm a nice person; welcome me! And stop trying to make me hate on the gays. I like the gays. Yeesh.
-Despite success in educational comics field still not having any luck with getting MY comics published... in the midst of trying again. Hard not to become bitter, as I often see inferior work being published. Am puzzled by that. Are sexual favours required for comic publication? Or at least bribes?
-My hair is now the longest I've ever had it. Very much need a haircut at the moment. I look like one of the Ramones, but without the ugly.