With the jobs market the way it is, your CV is often the first and only impression you get to make on a potential employer, so make sure it’s a good one. A good CV lifts you out of the pile of applicants for each job and shows your future boss that you’ve got what […]
There are many ways to script a comic but we’re going to discuss the style I picked up when first starting out in comics. It’s a modified version of the style Neil Gaiman uses, which is apparently a modified version of the style Alan Moore uses so you know it’s a scripting style that works.
Writers and webcomic artists alike are often asked where they get their ideas, and although each person will have different methods for gaining and maintaining inspiration, there are some common features.
Procrastination is the killer of deadlines; the destroyer of plans; and the death of webcomics the world over. Let’s give that old enemy a swift kick in the trousers.
There is a massive advantage to buffers. They stop your readership dropping off when you can’t update. This alone should be a reason why you have one.
The majority of good writing in the world comes from two camps: those who are just so damn good they don’t need to fuss over the minutiae because they got it right the first time; and us poor humans.
You don’t get ahead by being lost in the crowd, as some business person or lifestyle coach has inevitably said at some time. It’s as true in the vacuous world of “lifestyle gurus” as it is in comics.
The Rule of Three is a very common tool in the writer’s arsenal which helps to build a basic but serviceable story, or even the structure of a joke.