Weekly Roundup – November 10, 2017

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Welcome to Paper Cat Press’s Weekly Roundup! In the Weekly Roundup, I provide links and summarized information about the crowdfunded projects, creator opportunities, and resources that have caught my eye over the week. I hope you enjoy!

WARNING! Some content below may feature NSFW content. Links will be marked NSFW! when the content identifies itself as adult material.

As a note: I am not sponsored by any company, group, or individual listed below or elsewhere on this site unless otherwise listed.

Want to jump to a specific section? Use the links below:
News || Helping Others || Awards || Recent Webcomic Debuts || Crowdfunded Projects || Animation || Comics, Illustration, and More || Conventions and Events || Fan Zines || Mentorships & Fellowships || Residencies, Retreats, and Workshops || Scholarships, Sponsorships, and Grants || Teaching || Typesetting || Voice Acting || Writing and Editing || Youth || Resources || Deals || Giveaways


News

Patreon clarified changes in its Community Guidelines regarding adult content.

Helping Others

If you are a trans person in need of legal assistance, check translawhelp.org for pro bono services in your state.

Here’s a list of free or low-cost mental health resources. Thank you so much for compiling this list, Tiffany!

If you need to talk to someone or otherwise vent, please utilize this list of help hotlines.

Take care and take your time. Your work is more important than ever. Thank you for sharing your originality and openness with the world. You bring light to the days of others, and it is so, so appreciated.

Awards

The Goodreads Choice Awards is accepting votes! The semifinal round ends on November 12, and the final round of votes will close by November 27. Be sure to check out the Graphic Novels section!

The 30th Annual Lambda Literary Awards for excellence in LGBTQIA+ literature and by LGBTQIA+ creators is accepting submissions for consideration through December 1.

The Dwayne McDuffie Award is accepting applications from diverse comic creators and diverse works. Submissions will be accepted until December 31.

Recent Webcomic Debuts

Did your webcomic debut or will it debut this year before September 30, 2017? Did you publish a comic online or sell it online this year? Fill out this form so I can add you to an upcoming post about webcomic debuts and cool comics to check out!

Check out February’s mid-month list of debuts.

Looking for more webcomics? Check out Michael Kinyon’s ongoing and ever-growing list of creators!

Crowdfunded Projects

bones

Bones: The Art Book Vol. 1 is running a Kickstarter to fund the book’s production and fulfillment, as well as help with the logo redesign and layout. Bones features the full color artwork of Jessica Lynn’s BONES girls in an 82-page softcover book and 96-page hardcover book. Tier options include digital, softcover, and hardcover editions of the book, prints, and original artwork. The Kickstarter ends on November 11.


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Centralia 2050 Volume 1 is running a Kickstarter to fund its production and fulfillment. This first volume of Centralia 2050 collects the first three chapters of the cyberpunk mystery webcomic, which can be read here, into a perfect-bound volume of over 100 black and white pages. Tier options include digital and physical copies of the book, stickers, bookmarks, prints, and original artwork. The Kickstarter ends on November 14.


circadia

Circadia #1 is running a Kickstarter to fund printing and shipping fees and contribute to the pay of future artists. Circadia is a 5-issue comic that will feature different queer women and nonbinary artists on every issue, with this issue’s cover by Jen Bartel, interior art by Keezy Young, colors by MJ Erickson, and letters by Ariana Maher. Tier options include digital and physical copies of the first issue, a sticker, a postcard, a behind-the-scenes PDF, mini prints, and more. The Kickstarter ends on November 14.


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You & I: A Collection of Vignette Comics is running a Kickstarter to fund its fulfillment and production. You & I is a 28-page full color work of comic vignettes exploring themes of isolation, overwhelm, and resilience. Tier options include digital and physical copies of the book, a physical copy of the comic 5×3, original artwork, and a commission. The Kickstarter ends on November 14.


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Girls Make Games Presents: Find Me is a Kickstarter raising funds to further develop and publish the game. Find Me is a puzzle game where you play as a shadow separated from her human counterpart. The game was written, designed, programmed, composed, and illustrated over three weeks at a Girls Make Games camp by team Invenio, consisting of a group of girls in grade 6-11. Tier options include a digital copy of the game, a digital wallpaper, an art book, the game’s soundtrack, postcards, t-shirts, stickers, and more. The Kickstarter ends on November 21.


witches

Witches: The Sketchbook is a Kickstarter project raising funds for its production and fulfillment. Illustrator Kelci Crawford collected her works made this past October into a sketchbook of witches. Tier options include digital and physical copies of the sketchbook, prints, and additional zines. The Kickstarter ends on November 21.


masks

Masks: An Anthology is running a Kickstarter to raise funds for production and fulfillment. Masks features 8 original comics and 4 essays to explore the presence and intentions of masks throughout comics history. Tier options include digital and physical copies of the book, stickers, prints, commissions, a portfolio review, and more. The Kickstarter ends on November 22.


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Alex Priest – A Genderqueer Vampire Hunter – #1 & 2 is running a Kickstarter to fund the production and fulfillment of these issues and the third issue to come. Alex Priest follows the titular lead and their ex Janelle Garcia as they face off against magic-using vampires and demons. Tier options include digital and physical copies of the books, trading cards, and stickers. The Kickstarter ends on November 30.


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Furr: A Comic Anthology About Cats is running a Kickstarter to fund its production and fulfillment. Furr collects the work of publisher Tabulit’s talented artists into over 100 pages of comics and illustrations involving cats. Tier options include digital and physical copies of the book, subscriptions to Tabulit’s comics service, and postcards. The Kickstarter ends on December 1.

General

Did you or will you table in an artist alley in the US this year? Take the 2017 Artist Alley Convention Survey here.

The Comic Tea Party is a weekly book club for webcomics. Participate in the Discord chat weekly on Thursdays at 5pm to 7pm PST. Sign your comic up for a chance to have it read and discussed in the group!

Format shared this article about major publications and their rates for illustrators. Submit your experiences to expand what we know about rates!

New Visions is also accepting anonymous information about editorial illustration pay.

Looking for other weekly chats on Twitter? Ink Drop Cafe lists them on this handy calendar!

RoguesPortal is looking for indie comics, games, books, and movies to review.

Are you a comic critic or journalist? Take this survey!

Do you work in interactive fiction? Check out these opportunities, some paid and some with “potential stipends.”

Animation

Here is a survey for Women Professionals in AnimationIf you work in animation and identify as a woman, please submit your anonymous information to this survey to inform and assist current and future animators.

Puny Entertainment in St. Paul, MN is hiring character designers, background artists, and colorists for a new animated Netflix show.

You can find a directory of currently open animation jobs at animatedjobs.com! Companies like Cartoon NetworkDHX Media, Nickelodeon, and others have a number of open full-time, part-time, freelance, and remote positions available, including those in social media, editing, and teaching. Cartoon Network also has several positions in Production available!

Comics, Illustration, and More

Threadless is accepting design submissions for dog designs through November 11 and shoe designs through November 17. You can submit designs outside of contests anytime here.

Power & Magic Press is accepting submissions from non-binary creators for Heartwood: Non-binary Tales of Sylvan Fantasy until November 13. Selected contributors will be paid $105 per page along with Kickstarter bonuses and 10 complimentary copies of the anthology.

Augur Magazine is accepting submissions of speculative fiction, magical realism, poetry, graphic fiction, and comics until November 15.

Corpus: A Comic Anthology of Bodily Ailments is accepting pitch submissions through November 22. If selected, creators will receive $50 per comic page.

Recondite Hill is accepting horror comic pitches about monsters and eerie environments until November 24. Accepted artists will be given $10 per page with the possibility of Kickstarter bonuses.

Kodansha and Wacom are accepting submissions to their UQ Holder! drawing contest until November 26.

StArt Faire is accepting submissions for their 21st issue until November 29. They’re especially seeking exclusive comics and regular writing contributors.

ArtOrder is accepting submissions of Tiny Dragons for a 3″ x 3″ art book until November 30.

Omenana is accepting submissions of art and writing from creators from Africa and the African diaspora until December 2. Submissions should be speculative, hopeful, previously unpublished, and involve characters, settings, or themes directly related to the Africa continent.

Queerly Represent Me is accepting submissions of writing and art pertaining to queer representation in video games and any related intersections of diverse representation and expression in media until December 31. Accepted submissions will be collected into a zine and contributors will receive evenly split compensation depending on funds raised.

Weekly Shonen Jump is holding a Universal Manga Contest with MediBang! They’ve even made a free new program, Jump Paint, to help illustrate and tone your creation. You can submit up to 5 entries in any genre at a length of 55 pages or less. Submissions are due January 5, 2018.

The Silent Manga Audition‘s 9th competition event is accepting submissions through March 31, 2018. This SMA has a limit of 16 pages or less and a choice of three themes to select from. Comic submissions should be silent and without dialogue.


404 Ink is seeking comic contributors for We Shall Fight Until We Win, an anthology celebrating the women who helped achieve the right to vote in the UK.

AfterLight Comics is seeking a colorist for an upcoming horror comic.

Argot Magazine is seeking written and illustrated submissions about queer and marginalized experiences.

Asexual Artists is seeking creative asexual interviewees all year long.

Black Girls Create is looking for submissions of written, drawn, filmed, photographed, or any other expression of creative work from black creators showing what their time at Hogwarts would’ve looked like! They are also seeking black women creators and pop culture critique and commentary from black women creators.

The Brave Some is seeking submissions of short stories, prose, essays, reviews, and visual art by black and/or brown women and femmes.

Carnation Books is accepting submissions of queer genre fiction and welcomes fanfiction writers seeking to transition into publishing their original writing content. They are actively seeking submissions with asexual or aromantic main characters. They are also seeking cover artists and plot and style editors.

Cicada is seeking submissions of poetry, fiction, essays, comics, and illustration.

EFNIKS is accepting submissions from LGBTQ+ writers and artists of color for paid features. Here is a list of their upcoming themes.

The Fair Page Rates annual survey is live! If you’ve worked professionally as a comic artist this year, fill out the survey to help inform yourself and other artists in the future.

Gillian is looking for flatters and their rates!

Jerry’s Art-A-Rama hosts a number of art contests, some ongoing and some requiring specific materials.

Makers in Malaysia is accepting registration applications for their upcoming English language zine celebrating the work of Malaysian creators.

You can send samples of your work along with pitches to thenib@firstlook.org to be considered by The Nib.

NSFW! Oh Joy Sex Toy is seeking contributors for early 2018. Artists are paid $110/page and retain rights to their work.

Pink Narcissus Press is seeking SF/F speculative fiction of 50,000 words or more and artwork.

The PLUS Project is seeking personal stories and artwork submissions from LGBT contributors for an upcoming anthology project for charity.

Steve Morris is seeking a British woman of color to interview about their work in comics.

WebComicChat is looking for volunteer artists for upcoming chat topics.

Zine-O-Matic, a zine subscription service, is open for zine submissions!


Check out Arts for LA, College Art Opportunities, or Graphic Competitions for more exhibition, residency, and grant opportunities. See Find Anthologies for a list of anthologies with open submissions and to submit anthologies of your own. Check Comic Ops to see opportunities specifically for comic creators. Zine Submissions and Zine Scene have great lists of zines, too!

Conventions and Events

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Con or Bust has free tickets available for people of color for a number of upcoming conventions, including WorldCon 2018, WisCon 2018, and the Locus Awards 2018. REMINDER: You can request assistance from November 1 – November 10.

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Conosaurus is LIVE! Browse cons by location, date, and other variables! Check it out and please support their Patreon! Here’s their Weekly Digest #36!


C2E2, the Chicago Comics and Entertainment Expo, is accepting applications from vendors until November 7.

Artist Alley tables are available for ClexaCon 2018.

Denver Comic Con 2018 is accepting applications from exhibitors.

Artist Alley tables are available for HeroesCon 2018.

Exhibitor and Artist Alley tables are available for Indiana Comic Con 2018.

Exhibitor and Artist Alley tables are available for Long Beach Comic Expo 2018.

The NYC Feminist Zine Fest, taking place March 25, 2018, is accepting applications for exhibitor tables and workshops until November 15.

Phoenix Comic-Con, taking place Memorial Day weekend 2018, is accepting artist alley & exhibitor applications.

The Vancouver Comic Arts Festival, or VANCAF, is accepting applications for its artist alley until December 31.

Here’s a list of international zine fests brought to you by ZINES!

Designers

NSFW! Visual novel group Winged Cloud is looking for a website designer to create and design their website.

I created a document where people who have skills in web design and are willing and able to assist comic creators in creating their own websites can list themselves. Feel free to add your name, examples, and prices!

Fan Zines

 

REVHOLT: A Matt Holt zine celebrating the character from Voltron is accepting submissions of art and fic through November 10.

Spice, a Shokugeki no Soma food-themed zine, is accepting applications until November 11.

The BNHA Slumber Party Zine is accepting applications through November 12. Profits will be split between all contributors and mods.

Eat Skate Love, a Yuri On Ice recipe zine, is accepting applications for artists and recipes through November 15.

The EnHANCEd Zine, celebrating the relationship of Lance and Hunk from Voltron, is accepting applications from artists and writers until November 15.

The Megane Zine, celebrating male characters in anime or manga who wear glasses, is accepting applications from artists through November 17.

Dearly Beloved: A Kingdom Hearts Fanzine is accepting artist applications through November 19.

Thailand’s Future, the Phichit Chulanont fan zine, is accepting applications from artists until November 20.

The Gintama Zine is accepting applications from writers and artists until November 22. Profits will be shared between contributors and each contributor will receive a copy of the printed zine.

The PokeWatch zine is accepting applications through November 22.

A Chris Giacometti zine is accepting applications from writers and artists until November 26.

Story of Heroes: An Overwatch Folklore/Fairytale AU Zine is accepting submissions from writers and artists until December 3.

Pinned Up: A Shiro-Centric Zine is accepting applications from artists until December 6. Contributors can choose between a $45 payment or 5 copies of the final published zine.

Story of Heroes, a folklore- and fairytale-inspired Overwatch fan zine, is accepting applications from authors and artists until December 8.

Looking for more fan zines to submit to? Check out ZineAppCalls for more!

Mentorships & Fellowships

The Representation Matters Mentorship Program is accepting applications on a rolling basis from self-identified people of color interested in the publishing industry. Mentorships will last 6 months, with a minimum of one session every two months.

Residencies, Retreats, and Workshops

Check out the Alliance of Art CommunitiesArts for LA, College Art Opportunities for exhibition, residency, and grant opportunities.

Scholarships, Sponsorships, and Grants

A number of micro grants are available for marginalized writers.

Melanie Gillman shared this list of Grants, Fellowships, and Residencies for Cartoonists! Thanks, Melanie!

Pop Culture Collaborative offers grants year-round for rapid response initiatives that help advance social change through pop culture.

Canadian artists and cultural connectors are welcome to apply for grant funds through the Professional Development for Arts Professionals of Supporting Artistic Practice. Details on how and when you can apply are available on the page.

Are you a professional freelancer experiencing financial duress? The Haven Foundation offers grants and assistance to applicants with chronic illness or injury or other career-threatening emergencies.

The Liberty Foundation will be accepting applications later this year for fellowships that provide a $60,000 stipend and coaching support for creators. Sign up for their mailing list to hear the latest news.

The Royal Geographic Society, in partnership with BBC Radio 4, is offering a £5,000 grant for travel to anywhere in the world through the Journey of a Lifetime Award. The recipient of the award will record their journey and their reflections for a BBC 4 radio documentary. Applications close on November 6.

The 2017 William H. Johnson Prize is accepting applications from African-American artists through November 16.

The Jhalak Prize for Book of the Year by a Writer of Color is accepting submissions of books first published in the UK and written by British and British resident BAME writers. Those awarded will receive £1,000. Submissions are due November 30.

The Will Eisner Graphic Novel Growth Grant is accepting applications from libraries with ALA memberships seeking to expand their current graphic novel collections and services. The Will Eisner Graphic Novel Innovation Grant is accepting applications from libraries with ALA memberships who would like to initiate a graphic novel program. Applications for both are due January 26, 2018.

Check out Arts for LA, College Art Opportunities, this list by Donathin Frye, or this list by ProFellow for grant opportunities.

Teaching

Sign up to teach at Skillshare to earn royalties based on the premium member students in your class. See here for additional information.

Typesetting

Digital Manga has positions open for freelance manga letterers.

Voice Acting

Check the Casting Call Club and Voice Acting Space for more voice acting and audio opportunities.

Writing and Editing

National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, is coming! Throughout the month of November, join thousands of others worldwide as they write 50,000 words in one month. You can even use the website to find local groups with whom you can meet up and write!

Fireside Fiction is accepting submissions of flash fiction and short stories through November 11.

Stone Soup Community Press is seeking lesbian responses to the current US presidency and administration for No. 45 – A Stone Soup Anthology. Submissions of poetry of any length and fiction, nonfiction, and essays of 6000-8000 words in length are welcome until November 11.

Augur Magazine is accepting submissions of speculative fiction, magical realism, poetry, graphic fiction, and comics until November 15.

Jessamine Press is accepting short story submissions from marginalized writers for an upcoming horror anthology with the theme “MALAISE” until November 17.

StArt Faire is accepting submissions for their 21st issue until November 29. They’re especially seeking exclusive comics and regular writing contributors.

Haymarket Books is seeking a full-time manuscript editor. Applicants may be located in Chicago or remote. Apply by November 30 for consideration.

Influx Press is accepting submissions from agented and unagented women of color through November 31.

BuzzFeed is accepting applications for their Emerging Writers Fellowship until December 4. Recipients will be based in New York from March 5 to June 29 and will receive a $14,000 stipend.

Mason Jar Press is accepting submissions of short queer urban fantasy-adjacent fiction for their Broken Metropolis Anthology through December 7.

Bedside Press is seeking submissions from trans women and trans feminine writers for Maiden, Mother, and Crone: Fantastical Trans Femmes. Submissions must be received by December 15.

Iridium Magazine is currently accepting short story submissions of genre fusion and speculative fiction through December 15, the end of their winter reading period.

The Asexual is accepting works from asexual writers of color for their fourth issue “On the Intersection of Race and Asexuality” until December 20.

Angry Robot is accepting submissions of completed SF/F manuscripts from unagented writers during their Open Door period. Submit by December 31 for consideration.

Book Smugglers Publishing is accepting short story submissions with the theme of “awakenings” until December 31.

Game Studies is accepting submissions of writing 6500-8000 words in length for their special issue on “Queerness and Videogames.” Intersectional perspectives on queerness in and around video games are welcome. Please read the submission guidelines before submitting your final work, which is due by December 31.

Lethe Press is seeking submissions for A Midas Clutch: Tales of Opulent Horror for horror stories featuring the wealthy, due by December 31. Queer speculative fiction is preferred. Stories featuring negative perspectives of LGBTQ+ individuals will be rejected.

NSFW! Cleis Press is seeking submissions for the Best Gay Erotica of the Year Volume 4 until January 5, 2018.

Kitaab is accepting submissions for The Best Asian Speculative Fiction anthology from Asian contributors worldwide until January 15, 2018.

NSFW! Circlet Press is seeking short story submissions for their upcoming anthology Fantastic Beasts and Where to F*** Them through February 1, 2018.

NSFW! Cleis Press is seeking submissions for the Best Lesbian Erotica of the Year Volume 3 until February 15, 2018. Selected contributors will receive $100 and a copy of the book.

NineStar Press is accepting submissions of romantic fiction with the theme “LOST.” Submissions are due April 30, 2018.

Lethe Press is seeking submissions of short stories featuring gay men in the 18th and 19th centuries for The Decadents until May 2018.


The American Greetings Alternative Writing Studio is accepting applications for freelance card writers.

Anime Feminist is looking for contributors in the upcoming year. Read here for more information. Article writers will generally be paid $50 per article.

Anime News Network is looking for News Interns, Freelance Editorial Contributors, and a Convention Correspondents.

The Arcana is seeking a writer, preferably in the LA area but a remote position will be considered for the right candidate.

Argot Magazine is seeking written and illustrated submissions about queer and marginalized experiences.

Black Girls Create is looking for submissions of written, drawn, filmed, photographed, or any other expression of creative work from black creators showing what their time at Hogwarts would’ve looked like! They are also seeking black women creators and pop culture critique and commentary from black women creators.

The Brave Some is seeking submissions of short stories, prose, essays, reviews, and visual art by creators who identify as black and/or brown women and femmes.

Carnation Books is accepting submissions of queer genre fiction and welcomes fanfiction writers seeking to transition into publishing their original writing content. They are actively seeking submissions with asexual or aromantic main characters. They are also seeking cover artists and plot and style editors.

Choice of Games is hiring writers for their new line of interactive romance games.

Cicada is seeking submissions of poetry, fiction, essays, comics, and illustration.

Culturess is seeking new contributors!

Online monthly magazine The Dark is accepting submissions from 2000 to 6000 words in length. Encouraged genres include horror and dark fantasy, but graphic, violent horror is not desired. Payment is $0.03/word for up to 6000 words. Republishing payment is $0.01/word.

EFNIKS is accepting submissions from LGBTQ+ writers and artists of color for paid features. Here is a list of their upcoming themes.

Geeks of Color is looking for news reporters and social media managers!

GeekGirlCon is seeking guest bloggers.

Hello Equality is seeking trans and POC writers for their website. Speak on issues related to LGBTQ+ people, feminism, or pop culture topics.

Lillium Publishing is accepting fiction manuscripts, either standalone books or series, in a number of genres, including urban romance and erotica.

Low-income writers in the UK can check this Storify of opportunities from The Literary Consultancy.

Lore Lush Publishing is accepting manuscript submissions in a number of genres. Diverse and inclusive works are prioritized.

Makers in Malaysia is accepting registration applications for their upcoming English language zine celebrating the work of Malaysian creators.

The Mary Sue is hiring freelance writers, especially those with pitches on queer representation, video games, and music.

Ms En Scene is accepting review and essay pitches from women and nonbinary people regarding film and TV.

NineStar Press is seeking submissions of romance, erotica, and literary novels. They’re also looking for ARC reviewers.

On She Goes is seeking pitches and ideas about women of color and traveling. Tips, insight, and anecdotes are welcome.

Panel Patter is looking for contributors, particularly from writers interested in manga and webcomics!

Pink Narcissus Press is seeking SF/F speculative fiction of 50,000 words or more and artwork.

The PLUS Project is seeking personal stories and artwork submissions from LGBT contributors for an upcoming anthology project for charity.

Pride.com is seeking writers of pop culture & entertainment to write about lesbian and trans stories.

Videodame is seeking contributors for their monthly guest residency. Contributors will be paid $50 for 1-4 pieces about or inspired by games and gaming culture.

Check out writingcareer.com for a list of calls for submission!

Youth

The Manga Jiman Competition 2017 is accepting submissions of short comics from UK residents, including youth, until November 6. Selected winners may receive a Toshiba laptop, a Ricoh camera, and various manga.

Check out Comics Club, a new blog that highlights and connects comic clubs and shares advice and resources to help youth comic creators.

Check out the NewPages Young Writers Guide for artists and writers seeking to submit their work to publications!

Natalie “Tally” Nourigat offers advice & resources for young cartoonists ages 14-18 (although this is good advice for creators at any age)!

Resources

The 2016 Artist Alley Convention Survey is now available to view and purchase! Find out which conventions were rated highest by engagement, sales, amenities, and other information, all in easy-to-understand charts and simply written information. Thank you so much Kiriska for putting this together!

Did you or will you table in an artist alley this year? Take the 2017 Artist Alley Convention Survey here.

Becca Hillburn of Nattosoup shared an overview of fountain pens and a guest post by Kabocha on masking art for marker airbrushing. Be sure to check her Youtube channel for new video interviews with independent artists, walkthoughs with dip pen nibs, tutorials, and more.

Check out Business of Illustration for smart business tips for illustrators!

CB Webb‘s Guide to Digital Painting is available on Gumroad for free! Thanks, CB!

Comic Art Ed has a new website! Check out the podcast “Drawing a Dialogue,” the recommended reading list, and more!

Patreon clarified their stance on adult materials, but in case you want to try a different approach to selling adult content, here are Der-shing’s tips for doing so!

The Crash Override Network has resources on what to do if you’re a victim of online harrassment and/or doxxing and how to protect yourself.

Exploring Comics shared a list of stores ran by independent creators leading up to Cyber Monday! Check it out and add your own!

Fai wrote a comprehensive Zine Organizing Guide. Thanks, Fai!

Jesse Hamm shares great advice on cartooning. For his Patrons at the $5 level and higher, the past year’s tips have been collected into a PDF!

JetPens shared a gift guide and a guide on how to use a pen converter.

Kibou shared 3 CSP brushes to simulate rain, a compilation brush set, and high resolution scans of watercolors. Thanks, Kibou!

Nilah Magruder created this awesome list of literary agents who represent illustrators. Niki Smith also has a list of agents who represent creators of graphic novels. Thank you Nilah and Niki!

Paul shared great advice on writing magical systems in fiction.

Peahat created a webcomic theme that you can host on Github pages for free. It was developed so those with little or no coding experience can set up a webcomic site without complications. Check here if you have any questions, or send a DM Peahat‘s way! Thank you so much for this awesome resource, Peahat!

Sam shared a thread of helpful, free resources for webcomic artists looking to advertise their work! Thank you, Sam!

Strangely Katie shared this great list of ways to develop a creative project outside of drawing or otherwise directly making! Thanks, Katie!

Deals

Clip Studio Paint is on sale again until November 14. They’ve also released an app for the iPad that’s free to use for the first 6 months if you download before December 15.

Daiya Manga lists great deals for manga and anime!

Make sure you have business cards before your summer cons! Save $15 off your first purchase from MOO using this code. Thanks, Becca!

Remember to check ComiXologyDick Blick, Jerry’s Art-A-Rama, JoannMichael’s, and RightStuf for their weekly ads, coupons, and specials on comics and art supplies.

Giveaways

Book Riot is giving away a new waterproof Oasis Kindle. The giveaway closes on November 30.

Goodreads constantly offers giveaways for a variety of titles in all genres. Check out these giveaways for graphic novels, like these ones for Satania and I, Parrot.

Seven Seas has a new survey for October! Fill out the survey to be entered into a raffle to win a copy of any book Seven Seas has published in 2017!


That’s it for this week! Look out for another post next week with these categories and possibly more. Is there something you’d like to see more of? Something you know about but don’t see here? Let me know!

If you enjoy the Weekly Roundup, please consider supporting me through my Patreon, Paypal, or Ko-Fi. Thank you to Tyler and Elizabeth for your tips! And thank you to Patrons A. D. Birch, Abdiwak, Alakotila, Alexia, Alison, Amber, Ash, Becca, Candace, Elaine, Emm, Heidi, Kiwi, and Nika for your ongoing support!

Link to the previous Roundup: Weekly Roundup – November 3, 2017

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