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Now and then, Voyager

“The untold want, by life and land ne’er granted. Now, voyager, sail thou forth, to seek and find.” Walt Whitman What has this poem to do with anything? Everything actually. I watched the classic movie “Now, Voyager” the other day. … Continue reading

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Sister Pledge. The start of a new adventure in crowdfunding!

I have returned to my website blog after an embarrassingly long radio silence, mainly due to so much happening, I haven’t had time to process it! The start of 2017 brought with it an exciting new prospect. I was invited … Continue reading

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Conceived, Believed, Achieved!

At the time of writing, I am sitting with a coffee in the rarified surroundings of The Grove Hotel. This is the place that was my weekly ‘office’ for the time that I spent creating “Elsie Harris Picture Palace“. In … Continue reading

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Hanging with the Stars

Monday March 2nd marked the first day of my art exhibition at the Apthorp Gallery in the Radlett Centre, Hertfordshire. The show is entitled “Jessica Martin’s Picture Palace” because the theme is my lifelong passion… the golden age of Hollywood. … Continue reading

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Vivacity Launch

So here I am, almost a year on from my comic debut at Thought Bubble. “It Girl” was the first of a burgeoning career in my new field of self expression. Since last year I have seen “It Girl” garner … Continue reading

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ELCAF

Last Saturday I paid my first visit to the ELCAF Festival in Bethnal Green, London. The event is always flagged on the calendar for Small Press Comic Creators from the UK and all over the world to tout their wares. … Continue reading

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To Arms …Comic anthology

This morning I received my second anthology ‘commission’ to date. By coincidence… or is it? I have been invited to create a story for another World War One anthology called “To Arms” which is being crowd funded on Indiegogo.com. Again … Continue reading

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London Burlesque glamour and Drawing on the Dark Side

The day after the Myriad Editions Prize event I was pitching my wares to the customers at the London Burlesque Festival at Conway Hall. My good friend Jess Kemp had brought myself, Rian Hughes and Chrissie Nicholson-Wild together for this … Continue reading

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The Short of It

Glory Be! The middle of May I got the news that I had reached the shortlist of six entrants for the Myriad Editions First Graphic Novel Prize with “Elsie Harris Picture Palace“. I was invited to attend a ceremony at … Continue reading

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Process at Gosh!

I was asked to be the guest creator at the Gosh Comics Process collective at the beginning of May to describe the process of creating and self-publishing my first comic: ‘It Girl‘. This was a great honour for me and … Continue reading

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