QUACKCAST 499 - Life's worth?

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Oct. 6, 2020

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What is the worth of human life in your stories?
This isn't something people often consider, we just tend to have a fairly accurate guess based ...




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Character Design Brainstorming: The Sorceress

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Sept. 5, 2020



The Sorceress is a powerful figure in fiction, just like the Priest/Priestess/Clergy.

In works where magic or God are present and in direct communion with the characters, both can perform miracles, or otherwise astounding feats beyond normal mortal limits.

In works where there is no magic or God ...





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Writing Mental Illness (Part 2)

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Jan. 19, 2019




How to Pick, Research and Implement Mental Disorder in a Character

So last time I talked in general about some basic concepts and principles about what constitutes mental illness, or, more accurately, mental disorder. The important thing to remember and keep from all of that is this set of truths ...




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Are Friends Electric? (Guest post by Gunwallace)

HippieVan at 12:00AM, April 29, 2016



“Well, are they?”

Gary Numan (and Tubeway Army) posed that question in 1979. These days it has more relevance that ever before.

“It's cold outside, and the paint's peeling offa my walls.”

As winter approaches in the Southern Hemisphere (winter is coming) my thoughts naturally turn a little ...







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Why do my characters all speak the same way? (Guest Post by Gunwallace)

HippieVan at 12:00AM, April 15, 2016



Rather than write about something I'm good at I thought I write about something I'm struggling with, and my attempts to resolve it. Writing characters with distinct voices.

Comics are usually conversations between characters. Speech bubbles are the preferred way to tell comic stories, as opposed to large ...



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THURSDAY FEATURE --> Jobo

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Nov. 15, 2012



This is a strange one. Delightfully creepy… In a distopic future world world a lone scientist creates a artificial human boy, his life's work. Then he kills himself. Poor jobo is alone and unfinished. And there the story ends for him, till many years later… a broken Jobo wakes ...

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THURSDAY FEATURE --> Agthbar the Extemporaneous

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Dec. 29, 2011



Step into Agthbar's world and help him play Klerfk! It's a world where time becomes space and you live for the present! Till Agthbar rips off all the shiny paper and opens it for you. Or just sit back and watch him contemplate life's mysteries, but be ...

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