Archive for July 29th, 2008

Jul 29 2008

Writing Tip of the Day: Avoid Superfluous Lines of Dialogue

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 article will help you write tight and effective dialogue, courtesy of Shut Up, He Explained.

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Jul 29 2008

Good News and Bad News: the Neuromancer Movie

Fans of trippy science-fiction novels everywhere can rejoice that Neuromancer is getting a movie. In other good news, the movie poster shown by i09.com looks pretty stylish and suggests that it won’t be a remake of Swordfish.

The bad news is that Hayden Christensen, the same “actor” that ruined Star Wars and Jumper, is starring as Case. Dare I say that John Travolta could do this better? Egads. How could we have come to the point where John Travolta is the lesser of two acting evils? Hayden [censored]ing Christensen.

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Jul 29 2008

Archaeological Discovery Proves Humans, Alligators Co-Existed!

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It’s true!  I read it in the Mineral Wells Index.

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Jul 29 2008

Get Me Rewrite!

Published by under Comedy,Journalism

The New York Times wrote an article on women bloggers titled Blogging’s Glass Ceiling, which they put in the “Fashion and Style” section.  Comedically speaking, I don’t think there’s anything I can add to that.

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