While there are many ways to contribute to the WCBN and its shows, including submitting your own original article, one can also submit promotional information via Press Releases. While I would encourage everyone to read the entire FAQs page first, I’ll give a quick overview on what we are looking at.
I wanted to give a recap about the webcomic reviews trial run, as well as plans about the future of them; but I also wanted to clarify rules about emailing us. Mostly for organizational purposes, but also to keep spam down, and avoid passive aggressiveness.
Dear friend and fellow creative, Nicholas “Marcus” Almand, has lost the fight to cancer this past week. People may remember Marcus from his original, independant comic Razor Kid; the First Issue comic book review series; Unique Tales contributing writer, among other projects in the works.
We are going to open up the floor for user submitted content. Article posts in particular. This will be a trial and experiment moving forward. We will be looking for original article submissions for tutorials, guides, event/convention reports, interviews, and editorials… perhaps other things as well.
I apologize in advance if you got caught in the deletion (People with names, posts, or avatars were likely spared), but I had to do the purge to get rid of a huge number of spam accounts, and for website security and stability.
EpiGuide is the webfiction, weblit, webserial… online fiction writing community that brought you WeSeWriMo. With their podcast, EpiCast, they discuss many degrees of writtings found online, with a predisposition to webfiction.
So please welcome WCBN’s first new affiliate under the new website: EpiGuide’s EpiCast!
New look (coming VERY soon, if not here already)! So be patient with us during the change over. We’ll be working on bugs, broken links, and tightening the layout.
Let us know if anything is broke!
The Webcomic Beacon is winding down and is going to be ending its core programming. What does that mean for the site? What does it mean for our listeners? What can you do to help?
We got 25 people signed up for the Webcomic Blind Date 2013! However, not everyone has handed their comics in. We will add them as they do come in.
Putting together a “color guide” of sorts. It would include degrees of color, including creator submitted pages of artwork, to see where the capabilities of the digital printings are.
The Webcomic Beacon is looking for a new crew for The Webcomic Beacon Newscast! We will probably change things up in 2013, and you could be a part of that new dynamic!
Admission ended for 2013! UPDATE: See the official 2013 dating roster! Valentine’s Day is coming up, and we would like to revitalize the “Blind Date” project that Xavier Xerexes (of ComixTalk) had originally created. The way that Webcomic Blind Date will work, is that people will email us (at firstname.lastname@example.org) as either a comic WRITER, a comic ARTIST, or as […]
Stay tuned to this post and @WebcomicBeacon for future updates on chances to WIN PRIZES! For some, you will need to LISTEN TO CERTAIN EPISODES (they will be marked) for a PRIZE KEYWORD to email to WebcomicBeacon@g….
Artists will come together to draw sketches live, for people who donate to The Red Cross to benefit Hurricane Sandy Victims.
We lost a regular webfiction reader due to their own workload. We are hoping to find someone to do the seral readings for SGL’s Tales of the Big Bad Wolf (Red Riding Hood arc).
As of now, The Webcast Beacon Network is no longer affiliated with The Rampage Network. We are utilizing the services of Hiveworks Comics!
If you have not heard it by now, The Webcast Beacon Network will be combining with the webcomic directory, news and article website WebcomicZ
So, you may have heard that The Webcast Beacon Network (under Fesworks, LLC) had long ago bought the website WebcomicZ.
Out of 7 pairs of artists and writers, only 5 pairs have gotten back to me. So they will be promoted!
The webcomic blind date returns! Plus more news on the spring giveaway and the Webcomic Beacon Newscast feed will be combined with The Webcomic Beacon.
I’d like to announce the winners of the Webcomic Beacon 4th Anniversary Special Giveaway results! First of all, thanks to all those who have entered!
The Webcomic Beacon has some comic giveaways for the coming 4th Anniversary Special in December. You can enter in at least TWO ways right now. You can also get MULTIPLE ENTRIES!
New show: “First Issue” Comic Book Reviews. Coming up: The 4th Anniversary Special of The Webcomic Beacon!
Jenny Everywhere Day is almost here! This will be the tenth anniversary of the Jenny’s creation and I’d really like to have a large number of submissions to really show off what’s possible with the character.
June 10, 2011: The Webcast Beacon Network is Born Out of a Re-Branding of Long-Running The Webcomic Beacon Podcast (since 2007). New series include The Tropecast and Webfiction World.
The Webcast Beacon Network originally started as The Webcomic Beacon Podcast in 2007. In 2010, The Tropecast and Webcomic Beacon Newscast were added to the programming…..
Webcomic Beacon Promo video.
An impromptu Skype messaging with Melissa Kaercher (aka “Chebutykin”), turned into an invitation to a podcast recording! So check out Episode 58 of The Geek Life as Mark and Fes talk about webcomics and go off tangent!