Kids Comics Pitchfest 2023 Showcase
Comics creators from around the world submit their unpublished projects to be previewed online by editors and agents. A panel of judges (click here to see the juror list) select the top pitches. Projects are archived here so that industry pros may view them and discover new talent.
Insomnia Chronicles: Finding Joy in a Sleepless World
In the glitzy heart of Los Angeles, a passionate animator's pursuit of success turns into a living nightmare. "Insomnia Chronicles" is a deeply personal and illuminating graphic memoir that follows the tumultuous journey of a resilient spirit confronting the dual demons of a toxic workplace and chronic insomnia, set against the backdrop of a world in turmoil.
This memoir is a poignant and brutally honest account of one man's determination to rise above adversity, shedding light on the silent struggles faced by countless individuals living with insomnia and anxiety. "Insomnia Chronicles" is a testament to the human spirit's capacity to find hope, healing, and happiness even in the darkest of times.
Age Range:Young Adult
Genre:BIPOC, Memoir, Neurodiversity Content
Page Count Estimate:300
I have struggled with chronic severe insomnia for my entire adult life. I have POTS/MCAS and one of the worst symptoms for me has been insomnia. These challenges inspired me to write Insomnia Chronicles as a way to blow off some steam and create something that can resonate with fellow insomniacs.