It is episode 7 of Roll Play Grow, the podcast for tabletop entrepreneurs, creators, and fans.
Today’s guest is a very talented cosplayer and writer, Sarahndipity. She discovered the cosplay scene back in 2017 and has been growing in her skill and following ever since. We talk about closet cosplay and keeping it affordable, growing an audience, tips for keeping up with motivation and dealing with trolls, and how she’s breaking into the writing industry as well. I really enjoyed chatting with Sarah, and if you’re thinking of getting into cosplay, then you should definitely keep listening!
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Without further ado, it’s time to meet Sarahndipty!
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- 00:00:00 Introduction
- 00:02:25 Sarahndipity Introduction
- 00:04:56 When were you introduced to cosplay?
- 00:11:00 Closet Cosplay
- 00:12:05 Growing a social media following
- 00:13:30 Sarah’s process for creating a new cosplay
- 00:17:59 Photography & Editing Techniques
- 00:23:56 Creating Cosplay for Photo Shoots vs Conventions
- 00:26:26 Convention chat
- 00:29:06 What has been the most challenging part?
- 00:31:27 Tips to stay Motivated
- 00:34:20 Dealing with Trolls
- 00:37:35 What has been the most rewarding part?
- 00:39:25 Tell us about your writing
- 00:43:52 Upcoming projects and goals
- 00:46:47 Where can people find you?
- 00:47:55 Wrap-up
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