Archive for July 28th, 2008

Jul 28 2008

Henry Ford & The Value of Perseverance in Writing

Published by under Quote of the Day

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.

“You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.”

Nor can you sell a publisher a manuscript you haven’t written yet.* Get writing!

*Unless your past books have sold notably well, in which case I hate you.

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Jul 28 2008

Status Updates

Published by under Superhero Nation

Unfortunately, summer is about to end in roughly two weeks.  Cadet Davis has received a new-and-improved position as a writing instructor and I have eight months to complete a thesis and graduate.  Accordingly, I don’t expect that we will be able to keep up the frenetic pace throughout the year.  We will probably scale back to several thousand words of posts and 1 webcomic each week.

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Jul 28 2008

The Modus Operandi writing guide is delightful…

If you’re interested in writing crime-based fiction, Modus Operandi: a writer’s guide to how criminals work is definitely worth your time. For example, if your police officer were investigating the theft of a truck and the merchandise inside, the book suggests considering these possibilities…

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