Book Review: Raising Dion

raising-dion-coverThis comic has been making the rounds on my Facebook feed and in a number of blogs I follow and for good reason!

The product description:

Imagine Superman, but from Martha Kent’s point of view. Or imagine Spider-Man, but from Aunt May’s point of view. This is a superhero story, but from the parent’s point of view. But unlike her son, the mother doesn’t have any powers.

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First Rejection

So…first sub didn’t work out. Not sure how I should take the quick turn around, but I’m going to go with slow period rather than alternatives 😉

Feel a bit disappointed, but this just means taking the opportunity to look over my piece again and submitting it somewhere new! And I’ve got a couple places in mind for my next attempts.

So it’s all good in the long run.

Graphic Novels and Writing

1035x1451-20140415-maus-x1800-1397586962So about a month ago, there was an article that got a lot of attention from writers and comic book lovers about a girl who wanted certain graphic novels removed from the college course she was taking. I don’t want to get into the specifics because they aren’t particularly important for this blog; what is important is that it reminded me of one graphic novel which I have been neglecting.

Maus by Art Spiegelman.

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First submission

I just took a big step in my road to being a formal author. I’ve been writing for years now (I still have fanfic profiles set up), but I haven’t made the formal jump towards being published.

That changed just now.

So here’s hoping the response comes back positive, but in any case, here’s to the start of a new journey.