“I would go in [to The Student] after I finished doing my homework that night, show up at maybe 9 p.m. and start brainstorming. I'd get my strip done at 2 or 3 in the morning, turn it in, and then because I was already awake I'd end up pulling an all-nighter just helping finish the layout and paste-up of the paper itself. That was where I learned to draw something going to press in 12 hours and how to work with very little sleep.”
Listen as Bill Amend and Get Fuzzy cartoonist Darby Conley discuss the ins and outs of writing cartoons.
Darby Conley is the author of Get Fuzzy, which first appeared in newspapers in 1999.