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Where do I get the inspiration for my webcomics?

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I've been asked where I get the inspiration for my webcomics.

It really is inspired by what happened to me that day. That's why I call the series "Then this happened...

The concept really is kind of like that - today this happened and then I draw the thing, and then the next day this happened.

It first started out being a cathartic thing there was a year that we were going through a really rough time.

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Then This Happened Book 1 is available on Amazon

Then the second year is when we had gotten through that time and how our lives had changed.

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Then This Happened Book 2 is available on Amazon

By that second year, I had started the podcast, I was doing more with my website, and I was doing public events.

So it was kind of like growing from this really rough time to how our lives had changed.

I always forget to take pictures

And also, the main reason that I started this webcomic is that I had just started using Instagram and one thing I realized is something would happen and I would forget to take a picture of it. Afterward, I'd be like, "Oh! I should have got a photo of that".

Then it occurred to me that I could draw about it later and then I'd post this on Instagram. To me, that was just as good as a photo.

And people do ask me if some of the things I draw about really did happen. Yes, they did! 🙂

So that's the inspiration behind these webcomics, something that happens in my life every day and I always forget to take pictures of things.

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I made a video talking more about this and making my webcomic book. You can check that out on the site here! Making a book of my webcomic - Part 1


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