Bill Nichols Comic Mentor What Do I Need To Learn Today?

Sometimes I will begin my day with that thought. You may think there’s nothing new to learn after awhile but you might be surprised to find something you hadn’t thought of or counted to worm its way into your day. It might be something about an idea you’ve had, some...

Bill Nichols Comic Mentor Doubt and Self-Doubt… No Doubt

Doubt is something we creative individuals seem to really struggle with sometimes, right? It may seem as though it strikes us more than the average person but really everyone deals with it in some way, if you think about it.  It may just be that our struggles are more...

Bill Nichols Comic Mentor For Love or Money

A young friend of mine recently decided to use her artistic abilities to make money.  She previously only drew for the love of her craft and just gave her work away to friends and family.  She loved to draw and people praised and treasured her work, but she never saw...

Bill Nichols Comic Mentor The Legacy and Loss of Comics Veterans

When I was younger, I took things for granted. Okay, I still do, but I’m trying to better… Among other things, that’s included the artists and writers who produced the comics I loved…. With each passing month, it seems as though we lose a name from the Honor Roll of...

Bill Nichols Comic Mentor Take Five Mintues

If you’re finding it difficult to make any headway creatively today, try this: Take five minutes to do something anything creative,whether it’s a drawing a quick sketch or writing a short paragraph or anything that puts something down on the page or screen. If you...

Bill Nichols Comic Mentor Don’t Just Accept The Good Critiques

It’s an easy thing to hear only the good things about the latest pages, in art or prose, we’ve done. It could be from family or friends or even other creators, but with enough of that we can start to believe in just those and lose a connection to the things we still...