On Writing Chapter 9

Writing Chapter 9 was a pain in the ass. Until now, writing a new chapter has been pretty consistent: it takes me a while to get into it, but once I do, it’s smooth sailing until the end. Chapter 9, for whatever reason, was different. I sat down to write, and the first couple of comics shot right out of me. Then—I’m not sure when—I started stumbling. I had the general chapter outline in head, but when I tried to write, nothing worked. I...

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Fortune Friday: October 10, 2014

Happy Fortune Friday! Today’s cookie is in honor of Ted’s attempt to deal with it. “It” being recent events in the comic. So, I ran the phrase “Deal with it” through several rounds of Google translations. I had to go all out this time. English –> Chinese –> Japanese –> Vietnamese –> Korean –> English The result was the following. I want to start saying this...

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