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I Self-published a Mini Comic about Cactuses with My Kids!

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My 9 year old asked if we could make a comic together & of course I did what I'm sure any of you would do - said YES! Turns out he didn't want to draw or write - only make my words sparkle.
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Of course his younger sister wanted in on it too! 20 + pages later we decided to go all out and print & sell a 20 page mini-comic just in time for xmas. A great lesson in entrepreneurship for the kiddos!

Anyway, if you like cactuses or have a kid that enjoys receiving mail I have copies available in my shop: https://marlalesage.com/shop/

(I'm also happy to answer any questions you might have about my process! These are old school handmade/xeroxed mini comics... Warning though - comics are addictive - there may be more issues to come in the future!)
#1 - December 07, 2018, 06:37 AM
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That is so cool! How fun!!!
#2 - December 07, 2018, 08:08 AM
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How awesome for your kiddos! Happy sales to you.
#3 - December 07, 2018, 06:40 PM
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Thanks Debbie & Vijaya! We are having way too much fun. The best part might be the business advice from my 7 year old - which she charges for.  :lol4
I'm a terrible sales person but we are almost out of our first print run (a whopping 15 comics!) And we even managed to sell one to a complete stranger. :yippee

Kudos to those of you choosing self-publishing as your path - it's hard & definitely not for me!
#4 - December 09, 2018, 08:47 AM
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What a great project to do with your kids. I love the sense of humor involved and your illustrations look quite professional. I like sparkles, too.  :star2 :star2
#5 - December 10, 2018, 08:09 AM

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