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Q5: What’s the most valuable lesson you learnt during your internship?

‘Don’t be shy! Don’t be an overweening bore, either, but don’t just hang out out in the shadows, doing your thing – get involved with other artists!’ Ellen Lindner, mentor.

‘That nothing comes easily, that there’s always room for improvement and that talking to people about your work is crucial.’ Isabel Greenberg, Intern.

‘That the world of comics is occupied by a great many lovely interesting and talented people.’ Abraham Christie, Intern.

‘Work hard and be organised!’ William Goldsmith, Intern.

‘Networking is incredibly important! And so is confidence. If you believe your work is good, then it will go far.’ Jade Sarson, Intern.

‘Feel the fear and do it anyway!’ Lily-Rose Beardshaw, Intern.