We live in a world of routine, predictability, and pedestrian problems. (2020 doesn't count. Much.)
Magic doesn't really seem to exist in our world.
Or does it?
Perhaps we live above a very thin surface, like floating on a tranquil lake, and just underneath it there are ghouls ...
Character Design Brainstorming: The Monster Among UsTantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Oct. 10, 2020
Character Design Brainstorming: The WitchTantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Sept. 19, 2020
The witch is different than a sorceress, though their affinity with magic and their powers often can overlap: the sorceress carries status; the witch carries fear.
It's not that the sorceress is not potentially feared or the witch is not potentially respected- it's that the core of their ...
QUACKCAST 495 - A fan of fanfiction?Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Sept. 8, 2020
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Fanfiction is a massive subject, there are so many aspects to it, from the bad stuff with the Mary Sues, rampant shipping, author inserts and wish fulfilment ...
When The Monster Is Too Good For AngstTantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Aug. 22, 2020
There's nothing more entertaining than the angst of a monster that was once a human being. A monster that hates who he/she is, that strives to regain all the terrible loss he/she has sustained, to strive to become human again.
Or if it starts off a monster ...
The Importance of PlotTantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, July 18, 2020
I have this gig where I make summaries for new books that come out- a shortcut, if you like, for those who want to appear bookish without actually reading the damn thing. Or perhaps they are just looking to see if the actual book is worth their time.
This book ...
A Binary Approach to MotivationTantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, July 11, 2020
I've talked a lot about motivations in my articles. And how could I not? My scientific field aside, what makes us behave in certain manners or way is a question that has occupied entire schools of thought in psychology, philosophy, political science, even AI and (bio)chemistry.
There are ...
Keeping on timeEmma_Clare at 12:00AM, July 10, 2020
Establishing and maintaining a consistent update schedule is not just important, it also has many benefits. It’s a big part of being a content creator. But what makes it so beneficial? Here are a few reasons why a well paced schedule can help you as a comic creator.
Writing More Than You KnowTantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, June 13, 2020
We're all aware of the classic tennet for writers and creators of all stories- write what you know in order for the story to be good.
We've explored before what it means to write what you know, and where this rule should be adhered to: at the core ...
After MarriageTantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, April 25, 2020
Usually in adventures, thrillers and other stories, when the main characters are romantically involved, the B plot (or even the A plot) is the ‘will they/won’t they' question: will they get together in the end, usually with a happy end scene of marriage, or some such thing. Romance ...
Maintaining an update scheduleEmma_Clare at 12:00AM, April 17, 2020
There are generally two kinds of webcomic artists. Those that update irregularly and those that operate like clockwork. Maintaining an update schedule has many benefits both for you and your readers. Here are some of the positive reasons for putting in place a realistic update schedule.
Readers like reliability