It’s been a long time since I wore a suit to work. It’s been even longer since anyone referred to me as kid, mind you. I gave up suited work years ago in order to spend more time doing what I love, and to become more focused on myself. A big part of doing what I love is writing, and in turn, a big part of that is writing comics. A weekly webcomic is a great discipline for any writer, or artist. Despite the stress and literally constant deadlines, it’s absolutely worth it. Nothing teaches writing like actually writing.
I still work. I have a nine-to-five, but it’s work I’m happy with, that suits me better, and allows me time to write. And being able to write is what makes me happy. That’s the funny thing about chasing your dreams, I guess. If you do it right, you don’t even have catch them to be happy.
I did look mighty fine in a suit, though. (more…)