Translating Your Webcomic

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, March 16, 2019



There's a reason why any literature professor worth their salt will urge you to reach a novel or enjoy any piece of literature in the language it was originally written, if you are lucky enough to speak that language: because the author intended every word that you read to ...

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QUACKCAST 416 - Making cuts

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, March 5, 2019

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The entire team is here this time, no one was cut… So we're chatting about CUTTING, as in cutting out scenes to make a story cleaner ...




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Platonic Friendship (Part 1)

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, March 2, 2019




Writing good romance is hard- it has so many pitfalls to avoid, so many tropes to grapple with and principles to keep in mind, that experience is necessary.

Writing actual platonic friendships between a male and female character is even harder.

The basic reason why it is harder is because ...






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Writing healthy romance

Emma_Clare at 12:00AM, March 1, 2019



After the string of romance novels such as Twilight and 50 Shades of Grey, there was a focus on unhealthy romantic relationships. This was further amplified after the release of Suicide Squad where throngs of girls and women began lusting after a relationship much like The Joker’s and Harley ...

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QUACKCAST 414 - Bad Hollywood

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Feb. 19, 2019

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Hollywood has a tendency to simplify or completely alter stories to make them more mainstream and appealing to their idea of a popular audience.
In this Quackcast ...




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Hate: Raising the Poison Tree

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Feb. 16, 2019



With Valentine's day just behind us and a lot of talk of love, I thought I'd take a look on the exact opposite of love and affection- how do we write and display hatred in characters? How do characters hate, and what's the difference from rage?

In ...



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QUACKCAST 412 - Hiatusssss D:

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Feb. 5, 2019

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A huge thank you to the fantastic Amelius, creator of Charby the Vampirate! We mined her great newspost on the topic of the comic hiatus for this ...



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QUACKCAST 411 - The Right to Copy!

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Jan. 29, 2019

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Copyright is a huge thing! It allows us to make money from our creations and stops other people from stealing them. But culture isn't about a ...



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The Dread Hiatus

Amelius at 9:57AM, Jan. 27, 2019



Have you ever noticed that among the dead webcomics, a preponderance of them have “Hiatus” on their tombstone? That tombstone being, of course, the final page posted years and years ago with a promise they will be “right back” after a “short break”. There are of course a number of ...

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