156 - The 3 Essential Ingredients of an Effective Side Project with Mary Kate McDevitt

We all know we need to be doing personal work, but what’s the trick to doing personal work that turns into paid work? In this episode I sit down with illustrator / letterer Mary Kate McDevitt and discuss this exact question.

Mary Kate has several game changing personal projects under her belt, and she was kind enough to share some of her brilliance with us!

If you don’t know Mary Kate’s lovely work, go check it out!

Go get Mary Kate's new book 'Everyday is EPIC"


Thanks to Yoni Wolf and the band WHY? for our theme music.

Thanks to my man Nate Utesch and his band Metavari for all the other tunes! soundcloud.com/metavari

Thanks to Alex Sugg for editing and the podcast!


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