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  • Help Wanted!

  • buddyscalera

    Administrator
    February 5, 2021 at 4:27 pm

    Okay, gang! We need your help to get our next anthology created, edited, produced, and published. There are a lot of moving parts to publishing a comic AND running an online community.

    Many of you have reached out to offer help, and I thank you for that.

    Based on last year, @thesurrealari @redheadeded and I identified roles and/or tasks that would help all of us. The list is below.

    Here’s the best part: We have room for all of you. If you want to volunteer for one or more tasks/roles, we can certainly use you. We can also use multiple people on each task. We’re all volunteers, so we all need to balance our real lives with our comic book lives.

    As @MisterAnderSiN has mentioned in our meetings, this is your chance to build your resume and portfolio in comic books. These roles can be your first steps to breaking into comics as a pro.

    Please reply in the thread below, if you would like to volunteer for a specific role/task.


    Also, this is a professional community. If you see an opportunity to collaborate with someone else, you should do that. We welcome your self-organizing!


    You may have questions. Put them in the response here and we will do our best to provide a timely answer. Also, as noted above, feel free to help each other.

    (NOTE: I tried to embed this as an editable spreadsheet. I’m still learning the BuddyBoss theme, so for now, it’s just a screenshot.

    • This discussion was modified 3 weeks ago by  buddyscalera.
  • kpei137

    Moderator
    February 5, 2021 at 5:29 pm

    not sure if this applies to me but I would like to keep my position as tech lead or drop down to tech support as well as mod the youtube channel or mod the message boards. so basically what I am saying is anything in the tech category and in communications for moderating, I would be happy with.

    • This reply was modified 3 weeks ago by  kpei137.
    • buddyscalera

      Administrator
      February 5, 2021 at 7:39 pm

      Sounds good @kpei137 . We should plan what happens in the summer. We’ll want to have continuity, so let’s plan for that.

      • kpei137

        Moderator
        February 5, 2021 at 7:48 pm

        Yes I agree that we should plan on what happens this summer. If I could get someone to co-chair the tech committee with me I could make them interim tech lead in my absence and then come back in late August to see what has happened. I’ll bring that up in the call this weekend with the council and we can go from there.

  • C.M.

    Member
    February 6, 2021 at 3:15 am

    While I don’t necessarily trust myself to edit another’s work without inserting my own authorial voice/biases, I’d be more than happy to proof and spell-check.

    • buddyscalera

      Administrator
      February 6, 2021 at 7:22 pm

      Thanks for volunteering! Look @thesurrealari , there’s someone who can join your editorial team.

    • thesurrealari

      Moderator
      February 9, 2021 at 5:42 am

      Nice @c.m. Please message me your email so I can add you to the editing team.

  • mrkylerose

    Member
    February 6, 2021 at 11:40 pm

    I like to throw my hat in for lead Designer. I have a BFA in graphic design, more than a decade of experience working as an art director and graphic designer for ad agencies primarily doing print. My design portfolio is at kylerosedesign.com.

  • dlukenelson

    Member
    February 6, 2021 at 11:40 pm

    Could do the assistant editing job.

    • thesurrealari

      Moderator
      February 9, 2021 at 5:44 am

      Thank you @dlukenelson Please message me your email so I can add you to the team.

  • MisterAnderSiN

    Moderator
    February 7, 2021 at 4:11 am

    Internal communications sounds like someone who has to go around making sure things are getting done. That sounds fun.

    • MisterAnderSiN

      Moderator
      February 7, 2021 at 4:11 am

      My Job at Terrafom is similar, I am head of logistics.

  • Jeff_Rider

    Member
    February 7, 2021 at 4:22 am

    Editing is something I’ve really wanted to get more involved with when it comes to comics. I’ve written and self-published a couple of comic series, I’ve made more than a dozen short comics on top of that, and every editor I’ve worked with has been a real inspiration. It’s something I’d really love to take a shot at.

    • thesurrealari

      Moderator
      February 9, 2021 at 5:45 am

      Thank you @jeff-rider . Please dm me your email so I can add you to the team.

  • sebastianbonet

    Member
    February 7, 2021 at 5:46 am

    I don’t mind helping out with event coordination and assisting the lead designer. I am currently doing this over at Inbeon as the event show runner for the con and hosting CACN zoom meetups.

    • sebastianbonet

      Member
      February 11, 2021 at 10:41 am

      Hello yes, I know I was looking to help out with back end stuff. Unfortunately I have to bow out due to personal reasons before being asked or assigned anything. I am still participating in the anthology, I unfortunately can’t help with any additional task regard help wanted roles.

  • victord2

    Member
    February 8, 2021 at 12:21 am

    Hello All!

    I specialize in writing 8pg stories, so I don’t mind offering any editorial help for anyone that may need it. If you’d like to check my curriculum vitae, let me know your intended readership age and I’ll send you a sample!

    Cheers,

    Victor

    • thesurrealari

      Moderator
      February 9, 2021 at 5:46 am

      Thank you @victord2 . Please message me your email, so we can add you to the team.

  • evolver

    Member
    February 8, 2021 at 6:01 am

    im happy to do the task i did last time – read all the submissions and prepare summaries for the site and promotion. i can also pull the panels for promo in that process.

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