Thursday, December 29, 2016

As We Head into 2017 - An End-of-Year Update


2016... oh what a crazy year you've been. While it will no doubt go down as a year full of tragedy and turmoil in the world, on a personal level, 2016 has been really wonderful for me and I’m terribly thankful. I moved to a city I absolutely love and am putting down roots, the love of my life asked me to marry him, and I ran a Kickstarter campaign for my book. Although it ultimately wasn't funded, the experience opened a whole bunch of doors, the biggest of which I can’t reveal yet. It has the potential to be very exciting and I look forward to sharing the news with you when I know more.

Another door the Kickstarter opened was a more internal one. I’ve felt a little directionless with Sequential Crush over the past couple years, which I think is natural with anything that one does continuously for over seven years. The months after the Kickstarter were especially hard when it came to getting motivated, but I'm happy to report I’ve been using the time to really dig deep and figure out what I want for my future as well as the future of the blog. 

I’m excited to let you know that I’m migrating the site off of Blogger and giving the site a major facelift. This change is long overdue and I hope it will reinvigorate me as the author and you as readers. There will continue to be blog posts, as well as quarterly rotating exhibits (debuting in the spring) that will explore various themes of the romance comics in-depth. I hope that it will be a change that you love. So, friends, this is the last post on the “old” Sequential Crush. The new site should be up by the end of next week. No worries -- you’ll still be able to find all the romance comic book goodness that you’ve come to expect right here at www.sequentialcrush.com.

I’ll see you next week at the NEW Sequential Crush!
Here’s to a happy, healthy, and hopeful 2017!!!

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    1. Many thanks! Happiest of wishes for 2017!

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  2. Jacque - Wishing you the very best in the New Year. You've crafted an entertaining and informative blog all these years and I look forward to the new site and new surprises in the days and months ahead.

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    1. Thank you so much, Nick! I couldn't have done it without all your encouragement over the years! Happy New Year!

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  3. Congrats Jacque!!! I want you to know you are a real inspiration, so much so, that I started my own Comic book blog.
    http://darkermask.blogspot.com/2017/01/the-first-african-american-costumed.html

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    1. Thank you so much, Kristopher! Congratulations on your site. I wish you much success in blogging and connecting with the wonderful comic book fans of the internet! I look forward to reading it!

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  4. So many congratulations! (Actually, pluralising this is silly, but I'm thrilled, forgive me!). And I can't wait to see the new SC.

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