When a story feels too much like a story

damehelsing at 12:00AM, Nov. 28, 2021


~Today we have a guest article from Andreas_Helixfinger! Enjoy the read!~

Hey everyone!

It’s you’re one vocal swedish guy on the the Duck Webcomics Andreas Helixfinger. I decided to tune in and do one of these sunday articles after discovering this smaller Youtube channel called TheBurgerkrieg, where the ...




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The Lull

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Nov. 27, 2021



So you've just written a kick-ass, exciting sequence, and you are already looking forward to the next awesome, kick-ass exciting sequence that is coming right up…

…after the dreaded lull: the scenes in a story that have to take place between the exciting sequences. The scenes where technically plot-wise ...



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Friday Fashion Spotlight! The Intrepid TORPEDO

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Nov. 26, 2021



Welcome to the new Friday news feature:
The DD Fashion Spotlight!

Howdy and welcome to the second DD Fashion Spotlight feature!
This week I had a look at the comics on the Quail's Random feature on the front page of DD to see what I could find because the ...





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Strong Female Character?

Banes at 12:00AM, Nov. 25, 2021



There has been a lot of online discussion in recent years about the idea of “strong female characters” - what makes a good one, a bad one, etc. All the accusations of sexism, either anti-woman or anti-man have gone along with these discussions, in the glorious, exaggerated way people argue online ...

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Your Character's Politics

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Nov. 20, 2021



So there's an art to writing characters with strong political agendas when you also happen to be a creator that has a strong political stance. I happen to be a person with very strong political views and ideology and ironically in my comic Without Moonlight absolutely nobody shares my ...

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Prequels and Sequels

damehelsing at 12:00AM, Nov. 7, 2021


I kid, I just like the gif. But I do prefer prequels.

When are sequels and prequels great to do? What makes a great sequel or prequel?

I believe a lot of us think about expanding our stories, whether it’s in the form of a sequel or a prequel ...




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The Ethics of Historical Fiction

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Nov. 6, 2021



I'm happy to say that lately there has been an effort to revive Greek cinema. More new scripts are getting attention and thematology diversifies into thrillers, historical fiction, suspense and even horror as opposed to the age-old sitcom moat that was Greek TV.

One such movie that I had ...



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NaNoWrimo - Writing for comics in the month of November

Emma_Clare at 5:11AM, Nov. 4, 2021



National Novel Writing Month is here once again. Throughout the month of November writers across multiple disciplines and genres challenge themselves to sit down and write a 50K word novel. As of this post, it is Day 5 of NaNoWriMo. Having participated in it myself and having completed it once ...

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ZOINKS! 13 Ghosts??

damehelsing at 12:00AM, Oct. 31, 2021



So, ladies and gents, friends and furries, yes, 13 Ghosts is the movie that haunted me as a child and to a point, still haunts me. I’ll never look at bathtubs the same.

BUT BEFORE I GET INTO THE MOVIE REVIEW, if you are reading this, and I kind ...



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The spookiest of all creatures. The… familiar?

Emma_Clare at 12:00AM, Oct. 29, 2021



With the spooky season upon us, it is time to give homage to the spookiest of all creatures. The… familiar?

According to TV Tropes:

“This is based on the medieval belief that Satan granted demon servants (in animal form) to witches as part of their pacts and that “cunning folk ...





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