Say My Name
There are titles that fit perfectly with their subject, titles that could fit multiple subjects/contexts, and titles that don't work at all.
Recently I've seen several titles referenced that made me say “I HAVE to see that/read that!”.
A title can be handy ...
WRITING A SCENE
Here are some thoughts on writing that smallest unit of a story: the scene.
First off, what is a scene? What defines that little mug?
Something changes between the beginning and end of a scene.
Here's a way to write one if you ...
Where's Chuck? - Retcons
On the previous Quackcast we talked about retcons - here's that episode if you care to listen:
A retcon is a little tricky to define perfectly, but I guess it boils down to an alteration ...
THE LAST PART!
This is it! Part Four of the “Comic Toolbox” approach to comedic story structure ...
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 ...
Last week I looked at a theory of the “comedy premise” that has to do with crossing the mundane with the unusual.
Here's that post:
This week: Creating Comedic Characters!
Using the same principle as the “premise” creation, we can ...