Archive for August 1st, 2008

Aug 01 2008

Writing a book proposal?

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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.

I found this resource very useful to anyone that’s writing a book proposal:  What Publishers Want to See Most in a Book Proposal.

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Aug 01 2008

A great quip about writing

“I cannot say this often enough: if your backstory is more interesting than your current era, you’re writing the wrong story.”  the Paperback Writer

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Aug 01 2008

Five More Mistakes First-Time Novelists Make (#41-45)

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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Aug 01 2008

Is Wolverine the Latest Victim of Globalization?

A poster from Edmonton, my favorite Canadian city, notices that the new Wolverine trailer has Wolverine in an American military uniform. Assuming this isn’t just a Hollywood gaffe, Marvel is probably rewriting Wolverine as an American rather than a Canadian.

This isn’t as annoying as Superman’s motto getting changed to “truth, justice and the American way all that stuff” or the inseparably American GI Joe getting turned into international peacekeepers, but Canada still deserves better than this.

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