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Is This Sexist? The Bechdel and Mako Mori Tests Are Here to Help

The other day I was reading an agent’s blog and came across two types of tests she prefers that novels pass before queries are submitted to her. 510 more words


The secret of life 

Lacks motivation. Could try harder. It begins to sound like a school report.

A novel that has taken blood sweat and tears to write, (do they all?) needs editing and a decision made. 117 more words

Opening The Door

I’m deliberately not promoting this site yet. I’m still experimenting with how I do it before I start sharing these things across the social media. 95 more words


Episode 32 - Characters With Scars On Their Face Are Always Cool

Its here! Its finally here!! Its the 2nd anniversary of Life Lessons: The Gintama Manga Cast, and on this episode, its just Colton and Jay this time, as they start off by talking about what its been like to do the podcast and why Jay wants to punch Colton in the face all the time. 285 more words


Getting into Shape Revisited

I have talked about this before, but recently I’ve found myself having to really get up close and personal to the shape of stories and have needed to refer to the story arc a few times to unravel some weaknesses with plots. 132 more words


The Host

So today we begin the first Storyteller Chronicles story arc with a story that in many ways deconstructs the original intent of the Storyteller Chronicles. If the Storyteller’s mission is to prevent the end of time or the end of the universe or whatever he describes as that big burning sun, then this arc (the Choosing Charybdis arc) represents him running from that mission. 166 more words


3 posts in the First Week

Well, first week of the comic blog and I made three posts and got a comment without doing any promotion for the thing. That’s not too bad. 175 more words