I really think the trick with making this book happen is trying to block out all of the self doubt. It is a very long period ( 7 months at least ) to commit to a project with no initial financial gain. All those voices of self doubt telling me to give up or worst still show all the art now and dont keep it back. Show it now to gain publicity and obtain short term work. The mental games are tougher than the actual art execution. I am creating the best work of my life but cant show it and cant use it to get work. Today was a bad day, yet persevered and created a what I feel is one of my best pieces so day by day I have to keep fighting to make this happen. If it was easy..