By sunlight, Jen is a narrative game designer who has worked for Episode, PopCap (multiple Plants Vs Zombies games), and Glu (Nicki Minaj: The Empire moble game). By moonlight, she draws and sometimes writes comics such as Avery Fatbottom: Renaissance Fair Detective, Deadwater, Cartozia Tales and more. Her most recent work is published in The Secret Loves of Geek Girls, The Secret Loves of Geeks (coming out in Feb 2018) and Gothic Tales of Haunted Romance. She’s a proud and ink-stained graduate of the Center for Cartoon Studies in Vermont. You can follow her in Instagram: @thejenya
“Step one: Kickstarter pitch. Step two: (magic happens!). Step three: Success!” is not a realistic plan when it comes to crowdfunding. Industry veterans Jen Vaughn, Jay Edidin, and moderator Katherine Keller are here to help with sage advice on how to plan, run, and deliver on a crowdfunding campaign.
Creating comics takes more than a writer an artist. Pj Perez runs “air traffic control” while Lauren Sankovitch, Jen Vaughn, Jay Edidin, Marissa Louise, and Dylan Todd provide further insights into the roles played by the behind the scenes teams at your favorite publishers.