Episode #53 – Smile, it's Raina Telgemeier!

Raina Telgemeier is the author/illustrator of the fabulous tween graphic novel, Smile and the illustrator of the graphic novel version of The Baby-Sitters Club: Claudia and Mean Janine


Subscribe for: iPod, iPhone & iTunes / Zune / Android
Click here to download.
In this episode you'll hear…

and while talking to Raina, you'll hear…

        • how Smile was colored
        • what Raina's working on now
        • whether it's a sequel to Smile
        • how the publisher influences what Raina's working on
        • insecurities of creative people
        • Raina's process
        • how long it takes to create a graphic novel
        • how to dump a friend and still stay friendly
        • how her dental team reacted to the book
        • us wonder why fainting is embarrassing
        • how Raina got the The Baby-Sitters Club
          gig
        • what it taught her
        • X-men: Misfits 1
        • what happens to a book when you have a New York Times bestseller
        • what a graphic novel script looks like (see below)
        • working with a visit coordinator
        • autobiograstrip.com
        • I mangle the title of the very funny book, Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Not Reading, so to make up to the author, Tommy Greenwald, I'm giving him some extra blog love here! I'm sorry, Tommy!


smile_progression

smile140_web

From XMen:Misfits:

script_screen

$99 off!

Do you want to podcast? If you’ve listened to my podcast, you’ve heard me raving about Cliff Ravenscraft, aka The Podcast Answerman. He has a five-week course called Podcasting A to Z and it is thorough. I know this not because I’ve taken the course, but because I’ve hired Cliff as a consultant, I have listened to his podcast for over a year, and I’ve bought his other tutorial products. If you take this course and use the promo code “katie” in the shopping cart, you will get $99 off the cost of the course. Though I will receive an affiliate fee, I would never promote something I didn’t know was a fantastic thing. And Cliff is the real deal. The course is $899.00 and goes for five weeks. Please go here for full details.

And don’t forget to use the discount code “katie” in the shopping cart to get $99 off the cost of the course!

Recent Comments

Leave a Comment