BookExpo /Bookcon from a self-published author perspective

BookExpo /Bookcon from a self-published author perspective

June 5, 2017Exhibitions, News No Comments Yesterday, I finished my 5-day exhibition at Book Expo / BookCon. I debated attending this show for about 4 months. The main reason it took me so long to decide was because it would be the most expensive show I'd ever done: $1850 for a table. I tried searching online for some advice on whether this would be the [...]
BookExpo / BookCon and WIP

BookExpo / BookCon and WIP

May 30, 2017Exhibitions, News No Comments A few years ago, when a recruiter asked me if I could design presentations, I never thought presentations would essentially be the way I earn a living. I don't fully understand why, but needless to say, it seems to be a skill in high demand with not many takers. And honestly, I understand: Powerpoint is [...]
Works in progress

Works in progress

March 2, 2017New art work 1 Comment It's been hard these past two months to work on my personal projects. Between my four week vacation, I've taken freelance jobs where I've had to travel and work long hours...As a result, I kind of feel exhausted. I guess I'm at the phase in my projects where it feels like it will never be complete. But [...]
Back from vacation

Back from vacation

February 25, 2017personal thoughts No Comments (Warning: This blog post is going to get a little heavy ) I got back from my little trip to Barcelona and Paris, and I'm still depressed about it. You see, I grew up in France and spent a lot of my childhood vacations in Spain. And I've seldom been back in Europe since my parents [...]
New year, new goals

New year, new goals

January 9, 2017News No Comments

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Political rant

June 10, 2016personal thoughts No Comments

This year’s election have been an anxiety roller coaster for me. What I’m referring to specifically is Trump. Thoughts of a Trump presidency keep me awake at night (quite literally), and reading the comments from his cult followers disturb me greatly. “What’s wrong with the U.S?” I ask myself. Inevitably, when I voice my utter … Read More

Readin’ books

March 8, 2016Silkscreen No Comments

A couple of years ago, I freelanced at a publisher, and one of the perks of the job was free book. I learned a few months later that many publisher buy their own books in bulk so the book can make it into the NYT bestseller list, which I think explains where these “free books” … Read More

New year resolutions

January 4, 2016News No Comments

Kind of late topic to post about, but here goes. Projects Last year, I completed two projects: the Carboniferous book and the Creatures of the Deep poster. Unfortunately / fortunately, I got more graphic design jobs, which translated to less free time to work on personal stuff. This year, the big priority is to finish … Read More