Jan072019: Advice to Start Work Someplace

“I love your site so much it’s amazing!! Your illustrations are inspiring, motivating, and I dig your letter to 2019. I gotta ask any advice for a person who wants to start work someplace but doesn’t have connections”

Asked by ddljx2

Thank you!
I can’t really help you here. Honestly, (almost) everybody starts out with no connections so it’s just making work you enjoy and want to do more of, reaching out to your contemporaries, being kind. And this stuff can take years to build. You just have to start, and keep going, really.

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Reimena Yee is a graphic novelist, artist and flamingo enthusiast.

She writes and illustrates quite a few webcomics and graphic novels. When not making books, she lulls away her time with essays on craft, life and experiences in the publishing industry. Some of her thoughts of art and life are rather unstructured and will evolve over time as this blog matures, as they should be.

Currently committed to being Alexander the Great's death doula. Is a nerd for all things spooky and historical.

Melbourne / Kuala Lumpur

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Reimena Yee is a graphic novelist, artist and flamingo enthusiast.

She writes and illustrates quite a few webcomics and graphic novels. When not making books, she lulls away her time with essays on craft, life and experiences in the publishing industry. Some of her thoughts of art and life are rather unstructured and will evolve over time as this blog matures, as they should be.

Currently committed to being Alexander the Great's death doula. Is a nerd for all things spooky and historical.

Melbourne / Kuala Lumpur

Upcoming Events

Perth Comics Arts Festival, July 27-28

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