“We’ve been over this, nobody’s looking for a puppeteer in today’s wintery economic climate”, says Craig Schwartz in the opening scene of Charlie Kaufman’s Being John Malkovich. Replace “puppeteer” with what your artistic endeavour is -writer, filmmaker, actor…- and you can probably relate. Making money as an artist is just about the toughest thing there is, after being an artist, that is.
Of course, we have to look at the market, and see what’s needed. You can also find your market. When it comes to this, writers of graphic novels or comic books may have an edge on the rest of us.
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