Brian McCullough’s Internet History Podcast was initially launched to supplement his book on the same topic. But the podcast became a force in its own right. Now McCullough is a professional podcaster and making a mint as host of the Techmeme Ride Home.Read More The Internet History Podcast story, with Brian McCullough
This week’s creator interview is with a young comic artist and illustrator from Canada, who has 174,000 followers on Instagram and is making a good living to boot. She also has a crowdfunded graphic novel coming out soon, her first foray into the book world.
Her real name is Cécilia Dupuy, but in her career she goes by the screen name Sweeney Boo.Read More Drawing inspiration from Sweeney Boo
A quick note that I’ve decided to rebrand, from Indie Digital Media to Creator Interviews.
This site is just a month and a half old, and the new name better describes the articles I’ve written so far. Also I’d like the type of creator I profile here to be broad, and the term ‘digital media’ has been too restrictive. For example, it isn’t a great descriptor for what illustrators or authors produce.
How does this affect you, the reader? You don’t need to do a thing, as the site’s URL and feed has automatically updated.Read More New name: Creator Interviews
So far on Creator Interviews, I’ve interviewed six different creators. Each was a different type: a blogger, a podcaster, a musician, an Instagrammer, a YouTuber, and an author.
Each one I would define as an “indie,” but you may be wondering: what does that even mean nowadays?
In this post I list the five key characteristics of an indie creator.Read More What an indie creator is
Eliot Peper’s breakout book was Cumulus, a novel that got great reviews and went viral on Reddit. In the following interview we discuss more about how he promoted Cumulus and what the secret of its success was. We also discuss how he markets his work online, and how his recent experience with an agent and publisher has worked out.Read More Breakthrough: interview with indie author Eliot Peper