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How character creation in comics varies based on the different geographic spaces

Even though I’m studying graphic communication/design, comics have always been a part of my life. I have been drawing since I was a child, and the moment I remember more tenderly is that one time that I saw manga drawing for the first time and I thought – Hey! 259 more words


The Key to a Great Story - Combining Characters and Plot

So far in The Key to a Great Story, I have explored the basics of different types of characters, and different types of plot. In my previous post about… 1,540 more words


Presta Shobogan, Elven Ranger

As promised, today I’m sharing my newest D&D character—the one I’m currently playing in Season 3 of Total Party Kill.* We’re playing “Dungeons and Dragons… 2,393 more words


On the Creation of Things

This isn’t a comprehensive guide on how to make characters or worlds, obviously, since that can’t just be told to someone in one sitting. Seriously, Tolkien didn’t just sit down and crap out Middle-Earth in ten minutes, and Rowling didn’t put Hogwarts together over a single cup of tea. 691 more words

On the Naming of Things

Let’s start at the very beginning, a very good place to start.

When it comes to naming things in fiction–characters, towns, countries, whatever–there is a very important thing to keep in mind. 430 more words


As I type this,* it’s Sunday, February 22nd, 2015. As much as I love watching a good awards show (I really do), instead of watching the Oscars tonight, I get to do something even better. 761 more words


Toon Tuesday: Ferret the Human Maze Rat (Rifts)

A simple but fun O.C.C., the City Rat has a few variations on its archetype that each offer a unique perspective for different city dwellers. I haven’t written many, but each one has been singular in their abilities and specializations. 2,614 more words

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