Three Questions

Banes at 12:00AM, Dec. 8, 2022



It's been said by…someone that a character WANTS something. It's one of the ingredients that makes a compelling character. It's also something that makes a character relatable, even one who's very different from the reader/audience.

Most of us aren't centuries-old robots, but we ...



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Showing Movement in Comics

Banes at 12:00AM, Nov. 17, 2022


by Frank Miller

SHOWING MOVEMENT

I was talking to my brother about writing scripts for comics and mentioned that I sometimes forget that what I'm writing can't move. I'd start accidentally writing as if it were a movie script, with characters moving around, then realize that I ...




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The Silver Lining

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Nov. 12, 2022



So I just watched the latest Trope Talk by Overly Sharkastic Productions on Youtube (high recommend if you aren't already subscribed). The focus was on Doomed Heroes, and there's not much I'd be able to add to that comprehensive essay. Go watch it.

What it did inspire ...



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Quackcast 608 - Lovers and other things

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Nov. 8, 2022

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There are all kinds of relationships and they're great fodder for stories. The most typical is when two characters are getting INTO a relationship- all that ...



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NaNoWriMo for comics

Emma_Clare at 12:00AM, Nov. 5, 2022



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. Although I am not participating this year, that’s not to say that this month can’t be dedicated to ...

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Celebrate Halloween 2022 with the Art Exchange; A Round of Milestones for Blessed Days, Hawk and Flo Adventures Part Zero, and Hawk and Flo Adventures Part One

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Oct. 31, 2022


Photo: “Red Eyes Pumpkin Dribbler” (Patreon Exclusive). Pumpkin and Carving Knife. Carved by HawkandFloAdventures. (October 2022)

MILESTONES

Blessed Days by InkyMoondrop



Hi,

I want to announce the chapter 2 milestone. If it's not too early after the last one (or not too late now, that Chapter 3 will begin ...










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Horror and Technology

Banes at 12:00AM, Oct. 27, 2022





I watched and enjoyed this year's horror movie “Barbarian” awhile back. It starts off as the first AirBnB horror movie - or the first one I've seen, anyway.

It occurred to me that back when cell phones grew into common usage I wondered how horror fiction would deal with ...





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The Visuals of Fear

Banes at 12:00AM, Oct. 20, 2022


A creepy pov shot works very well if the camera is looking through a window, or trees, or some other barrier. So we the audience seem to be hiding from the characters on screen.

THE VISUALS OF FEAR

When the director Rob Reiner was going to direct the movie based ...




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Quackcast 604 - Stylised reality

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Oct. 11, 2022

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When creating fiction we always have to stylise experience in many and various ways in order to communicate with the viewer in a way that's meaningful ...



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