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ES Wesley (Sean)
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Author of many books, writer of some comics, teller of intricate stories, connector of crazy people. Working with Gangfeather.
Author of many books, writer of some comics, teller of intricate stories, connector of crazy people. Working with Gangfeather.

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Where did this notion that we should do art because it is “noble” come from? I hear it all the time. “Write because you have a passion for it.” “Writing is my escape.” You should do art because you HAVE to.” You don’t HAVE to. You choose to. And you…

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Rejection is your best friend. She tells you the truth, whether you want to hear it or not. She helps you learn how to deal with the real world. Rejection toughens you up, shows you where you’ve failed, and teaches you how to persevere in the face of…

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Okay, let’s get one thing straight right away: curiosity did NOT kill the cat. That’s just what the un-curious think happen, because they never thought to really investigate the truth. You see, that curious cat found out something that many people forget…

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I sometimes feel like the reason I don’t get as much done as I could is that I have this unrelenting fear of failing. Maybe you’ve felt like that, too. Someone once told me that everyone feels like they are a fraud deep down, and that they’re only seconds…

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At the heart of fiction are broken people desperately in need of hope. Fiction is built around conflict. As a writer, I hear almost everyday someone else spouting the idea that if there isn’t conflict in a scene, cut it, or if your primary conflict in a…

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 Sometimes things just take over. But I’m back now, so there’s that. Okay, I know you’ve missed me, right? Of course you did! Without me updating you about all of the things that have been going on in my life, I know that you’ve been just dying to know…

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How do we do more than just tweet #WeNeedDiverseBooks over and over again? The past few days has been filled with authors and readers lamenting the limited range of social spectrum represented by today’s literature. People are shouting across the…

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Needing a new female comic villain for Depths Rising We’re at a new place with Depths Rising. Now that the major foundation blocks are in place for Episode 1, it’s time to work out our Episode 2 and beyond (which, I have to say, is INCREDIBLY exciting).…

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Words written: 586 Feeling: unproductive Those of you who have been following me know that the past few weeks have been a whirlwind of wedding plans and honeymooning and spending time with my new wife, digging into this new life. And all of that has been…
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