Fierce battles with sword, spear, bow and hammer, vicious Norsemen, hungry ghouls, scheming sorceresses and nobles … Sword of Kings is an epic saga of ambition, conquest, and love. Written, constructed and directed by Bravo1102, this is a whole new take on his original story “Go a Viking”. It's still ...
When I was doing a little reading on the “Mentor” character type, I learned about something called “Reflection Characters”. It was an eye opener; I'd never heard of this before, though I could instantly see how it made sense in storytelling, and dozens of examples came to ...
THE LAST PART!
This is it! Part Four of the “Comic Toolbox” approach to comedic story structure ...
So here we are after the brief intermission, back to talking about archetypes from our friend Jung.
As of course is natural, all stories have to have a plot in order to be engaging and be in a position to make their points and get them across because the alternative ...
Welcome to part two of a twenty-seven part series about outlining simple comedy plots!
Who is the Hero
What Does the Hero Want?
The Door Opens
The Hero Takes Control
So last week we went over the first two items. A particular character who wants something on a surface level ...
I'm gonna continue for the next two or three weeks about “The Comedy Toolbox” approach to comedy structure.
There is quite a bit of crossover between this method and other methods you've heard of. But that's probably a good thing; there should be some similarity ...
I’ll start today by talking a bit about one of the superstars in the field of Psychology (please don’t groan, it’s for a good cause):
Carl Jung was a Swiss psychologist and psychiatrist (the super sayan combo in our field). He is considered the founder of analytical ...
Image by Gunwallace, from Utterly Rucked, found here on the Utterly Drunk Duck!
My somewhat undisciplined, regularly wandering mind went, awhile back, to the possibility of doing photocomics instead of drawn ones.
Of course, my fanciful thoughts hit a wall after realizing the amount of WORK that goes into ...
Well last week we had chaos and disruption, so reckon it's high time we reestablished some order around here. And to do that ya need rules, right?
Rules. Yeah… Oh boy.
Well fine, we ain't got to call it “rules”; we can think of it as a set ...