Top Five Tear Jerkers

Banes at 12:00AM, Jan. 12, 2017



I was hanging out with my family over the holidays, explaining that I wasn't sad or sick, but had been rubbing my eye because there was some dust or a hair or something stuck behind the eyeball. It was quite uncomfortable.

As I remembered how tears can flush out ...



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The Joy Of SFX

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, July 15, 2016



Hello Fellow Duckers. Today I want to talk to you about a sensitive topic, but one that many of us enjoy, so there’s no need to feel embarrassed. We’re all friends here after all. I’m talking of course, about SFX.

My entry to the mysteries of SFX ...



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Mentors

Banes at 12:00AM, May 12, 2016



I like mentor characters.

This is not just me of course; the mentor and protagonist relationship is powerful. Some of the best moments in many stories are the first encounter with the mentor, the training and sense of discovery for the protagonist, and the eventual loss of the mentor character ...



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FEATURED COMIC --> Undead 20XX

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, March 30, 2016



800 years ago, there was a battle against evil looking forces and they were thought to be vanquished during the middle ages by a wizard. The artifacts from the castle have since turned into a museum display for tourists looking for a few chilling secrets in the modern day. Now ...

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Character Arcs

Banes at 12:00AM, March 17, 2016



A character starts in one state of being, and ends in a very different state of being.

The Character Arc in a nutshell!

Every time the subject of character arcs comes up around the site or on the Quackcast, one of the first examples that comes to my mind is ...





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The Sports Story and a Pitch

Banes at 12:00AM, March 10, 2016



I had an idea for an upcoming story in my comic. It came from real life, in a way. I've noticed that I'm really, really good at rock, scissors, paper. Like, I almost never lose. So a tale in the near future will feature one of my characters ...

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Avoiding the Mary Sue (+ a contest!)

HippieVan at 12:00AM, March 6, 2015



This newspost was inspired by this week's Quackcast on testing your writing and knowing your characters. In the comments, KimLuster posted a Mary Sue test and discussed her annoyance in finding that one of her characters scored highly.

So what is a Mary Sue? Everyone sort of knows one ...



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Quackcast 190 - The Halloweencast!

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Oct. 28, 2014

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- Art by Ozoneocean

Content:
For the Halloweencast Banes and I will be journeyed beyond the veil, down into the depths of webcomic HELL… There, we encountered the LOST and the DAMMED: the tormented souls of abandoned webcomics that were ended before their time.
Deep underneath the black, soaring Gothic ...





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The 2013 Winter Color Forecast, Color Theory, and a Project GTH Milestone

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Dec. 2, 2013


Hiya, Duckies!

It is now getting colder and snowing in many parts of the northern hemisphere where many drunk duckers reside. This morning, I woke up to a gorgeous view of a snow covered city. I did not even need to listen to the news to predict today's weather ...


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QUACKCAST Episode 92 - Women, feminism, and webcomics with Noelle Dreves part 2

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Aug. 28, 2012

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Summary:
For the 92nd Quackcast we return we return to Australian heroine and flying ace Noelle Dreves and and international bon vivant and professional wine taster Skoolmunkee chatting with me about women in webcomics! This is the second part of the two-parter that began with Quackcast 90. We begin ...


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