Back from Wiz World Chicago, and feeling positive about stuff. That’s what these kinds of trips are about. You get out there and talk to folks, to artists, editors, other writers, etc. and it gives you the recharge. If it didn’t have that effect, I’d be worried.
Some highlights included listening to Paul Jenkins and the brief conversation thereafter. That guy is flat inspiring, and some of what he said will, I think, help me with one of the compositional problems I’ve been struggling with lately. Also, brief exchanges with guys from Dark Horse, Top Cow, and Vertigo–I got our book into their hands and didn’t feel desperate or harried. Maybe they’ll look it at and get back to us, maybe not, but at least they have the goods. Continue reading