Archive for July 21st, 2008

Jul 21 2008

Five More Mistakes of First-Time Authors (#31-35)

I provide advice about how to write novels, comic books and graphic novels. Most of my content applies to fiction-writing in general, but I also provide articles specifically about superhero stories.

This short article will help beginning novelists avoid another five common mistakes that will usually cause publishers to throw out a manuscript.

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Jul 21 2008

“The Dark Knight” Rocked

Published by under Comic Books,Movie Review

I loved the new Batman movie. I’d say that it was the best DC-licensed movie I’ve ever seen, but that would be damning it with faint praise. Although the action was low-key and frankly forgettable, the writing and side-characters really redeemed it. Instead of getting campy one-liners from the Joker, the script echoed The Lord of the Flies. It wasn’t exactly deep or insightful, but it was unexpectedly dramatic and entertaining.

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