TO Comix is a small press publisher based in Toronto, Canada. We've published numerous books through Kickstarter (including most recently, the Shout Out anthology) and have a thing or two we can share about promoting our books. For our Kickstarter for Toronto Comics: Yonge At Heart, here’s what we did for our marketing: Pre-marketing: Social Media … Continue reading Marketing for Indie Creators and Kickstarters
Contracts exist to protect all the partners involved, and to help clarify expectations. They should help both the publisher and the artist know what's involved in the project, and let everyone make the most informed decision possible. Here's our sample contract (click the link to be taken to the downloadable template) we use for anthologies, with … Continue reading What’s in an anthology contract?
So you’ve just finished putting together your first graphic novel. First of all, awesome. Congratulations. You should treat yourself to a nice dinner, and maybe take the rest of the weekend off. Because come Monday, the next leg of your journey begins: actually getting your book into as many hands as possible. Obviously conventions are … Continue reading The fine art of getting your new book onto a store’s shelves!