STAMFORD - A Stamford cartoonist is drawing her own destiny after being chosen by a popular comics website.

Maria Scrivan has been published in Mad and Parade magazines, but has since been picked up by Her strip "Half Full" won the site's attention.

"I always say that all the doodling I did in the margins finally paid off," says Scrivan.

Scrivan says she also wants to get into animation and put together a children's book series.