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12th Mar 2013, 11:32 AM

Amanda Harper

When your health sucks.

Guess what? My health sucks. I have a pretty nasty bowel condition, which thankfully rarely interferes with my productivity. Unfortunately I also get migraine clusters. Those can last a week, a month, or on one very unfortunate occassion six months. Now those really do interfere with everything.

So just to let my readers know that this comic is active, and in fact will be active for several years at least. Most of the time it will be update every week. But when I have a migraine be ready for filler art, because nothing, absolutely nothing screws up my ability to draw like losing my sight in my left eye, combined with the sort of pain that makes a skinny dip in boiling lead sound appealing.

26th Jan 2013, 11:04 PM

Amanda Harper

Well, it's a start.

It's taken me a long, long time to finally commit to putting up my first comic. And a lot of work. And not a few collywobbles. Not to mention backng myself out of it no less than five times. But I have to say, having finally taken the plunge I find myself very happy that I did. I mean, no, I am not really that happy with how my artwork looks. But that will come in time, after all, nothing wrong with a little experimentation, and a lot of growth over the life of my own comic. If I'm totally honest I suppose I have to admit that the main thing I've gotten from taking this particular plunge is that I am more accepting of the fact that what I release doesn't have to be perfect, it just has to be as good as I can make it at that time, and I'm pretty happy to have learned even that lesson.

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