Last Thursday I talked a little about writing a scene, in terms of the change that happens, what the character wants, and what obstacle is in the way of achieving that want.
But what about dialogue? Eh?
One way to help define what's going on in a scene is ...
Let's get physical! let me hear your body technique!
As a follow up to my newspost on Friday about figure drawing, we all got together to do a Quackcast about it, along with contributions in the form of comments from DDers on my newspost. Figure drawing is hard ...
WRITING A SCENE
Here are some thoughts on writing that smallest unit of a story: the scene.
First off, what is a scene? What defines that little mug?
Something changes between the beginning and end of a scene.
Here's a way to write one if you ...
Thursdays with Banes - The Murky Middle
A good way to put together a story is to figure out some essentials, first - Elements of Character, Plot and Theme, and Building some World and all that. We've talked about these things around here a lot, and we'll prolly continue to ...
Fierce battles with sword, spear, bow and hammer, vicious Norsemen, hungry ghouls, scheming sorceresses and nobles … Sword of Kings is an epic saga of ambition, conquest, and love. Written, constructed and directed by Bravo1102, this is a whole new take on his original story “Go a Viking”. It's still ...
When I was doing a little reading on the “Mentor” character type, I learned about something called “Reflection Characters”. It was an eye opener; I'd never heard of this before, though I could instantly see how it made sense in storytelling, and dozens of examples came to ...
THE LAST PART!
This is it! Part Four of the “Comic Toolbox” approach to comedic story structure ...
So here we are after the brief intermission, back to talking about archetypes from our friend Jung.
As of course is natural, all stories have to have a plot in order to be engaging and be in a position to make their points and get them across because the alternative ...