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James
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  • Aug 27
  • United States
  • Deviant for 12 years
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My Bio
Current Residence: Michigan
deviantWEAR sizing preference: M
Favourite genre of music: Electronic
Favourite style of art: Realism
Personal Quote: Who wants a body massage??

Favourite Visual Artist
Norman Rockwell
Favourite Movies
Boondock Saints
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Hybrid
Favourite Writers
Neal Stephenson
Favourite Games
WoW
Tools of the Trade
PS7, Wacom Intuos 2, Mech Pencils, Micron Pens
Other Interests
Writing, Digital art, WoW, Wake and skateboarding, Reading

... Eight years later

... Eight years later

So yeah, I haven't really put anything up in forever, but I am in fact still alive and stopping by once in a while, even yet! So much has happened since then.  Houses!  Marriages!  Toddlerses!  Sheeshes! The only problem for me with DA is that almost all my creative output has been novelses for a while, now, plus some 3D printing projects I'm not ready to share. Bye for now!
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Agent agent agent ahh

Agent agent agent ahh

Howdy all -- thanks for stopping by! I haven't put anything up in a while, and I'm sorry about that, but this state of affairs is likely to continue for a little while yet. I got an agent for my novel in January! It's a big deal for me, to be sure, and I'm ecstatic to be moving forward with the publishing process.  On the other hand, I'm also knee-deep in revisions right now, prepping the manuscript so my agent can start pitching it to publishers, and that's sort of like a second full-time job right now.  Work all day, get home, write until bedtime.  It just means some things are falling through the cracks for the time being, like changing
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Rules for Taking Criticism

Rules for Taking Criticism

The first part of a journal like this is where you say what inspired it. Answer: lots of people. GENUINELY NOBODY I'VE CRITIQUED LATELY. Mostly I'm taking a break from a long passage of editing. Long story short, many (most?) people have a tough time taking criticism of their work (this isn't about taking criticism about yourself, that's different). They don't want it, or they dismiss what they get, or worse still, they say they want it but they argue about why the criticism is invalid. When I started my MFA 3 years ago (just graduated, thanks!), I was terrified of critiques of my work. I wanted to rebut the critiquers' assertions. I felt hu
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MrGameZoneStudent General Artist
yadhtrib yppah
JoeSlucherProfessional Digital Artist
Thanks for the devwatch James!
MrGameZoneStudent General Artist
happy birthday again
MrGameZoneStudent General Artist
happy birthday man

yall still alive?
Thanks!  Yep, still alive, just focused very (VERY) much on writing projects for the past year or two -- what little art I've been doing, I can't share here right now.  Hopefully that will eventually change again when I get more time to work on art projects.