The Rebel Author Podcast

084 How to Self-Publish a Graphic Novel with Marcus E Ako

May 5, 2021

Episode Show Notes

In this episode we cover: 

  • The differences between writing a novel and a graphic novel
  • How to actually write a graphic novel
  • How to choreograph a fight scene with an illustrator
  • How story arcs work across a single graphic novel and a series
  • How to find and work with an illustrator
  • Mistakes to avoid

This week’s question is: Do you read graphic novels? If so, what are your recommendations?

Recommendation of the week is:  How to Get Your Book Into Schools and Double Your Income With Volume Sales by David H Hendrickson



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Sacha’s Proofer / Workbook Editor: Tim Seabrook — Fifth Ring Press

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Twitter - @Marcus_Ako; @IonWritersBlock 

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