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Title: Working together on a GN
Post by: PenQuill on December 05, 2013, 02:15 PM
First post here so forgive any gaffs please! I am working with an illustrator on a middle-grade graphic novel. I am writing and he is illustrating. So far we've done quite well. Wondering if anyone out there has gone this route. We are considering self-publishing when it's done. :secrets
Title: Re: Working together on a GN
Post by: linda-rodgers on December 12, 2013, 07:21 AM
 :pickle I have created many books both ebooks and print. What is the problem you are asking about?
 
Linda
Title: Re: Working together on a GN
Post by: Artemesia on December 12, 2013, 10:45 AM
I think PenQuill is asking about collaborating? I think that is quite common for graphic novels. I know of someone who had a team of people working on their project, having writers, pencilers, inkers and painters. (Forgive me if I don't know the correct terms for these roles, my books are considered graphic novel hybrids as they are for very young children, but are not true GNs)
Title: Re: Working together on a GN
Post by: AJSchumacher on December 16, 2013, 03:30 PM
The ones I've worked on/had published were along the lines of what Arte was describing. I co-wrote and provided linework (pencils and inks) and we had a colorist and letterer on the team as well. There are many who go it alone, though for a GN that seems like quite a monumental undertaking to me.