a Right-Brained Writing Prompt...Serendipitous Character Descriptions Ways to replicate this interactive prompt without using technology: It's simple; make three columns on your whiteboard or chalkboard or on chart paper, labeling them adjective, character, and phrase. Write four or five adjectives, characters, and phrases (borrowed from the button game above) to give your students a model; then, have your students work in pairs to create more words and phrases that could go in each column. When students share their ideas out loud, record the very best ones on the classroom chart. With a chart created, tell students they are to all create an original character by choosing an adjective, character, and phrase that are in different rows.
Where to Submit Short Stories: 25 Magazines and Online Publications Before you submit your work, run it through a grammar checker! Here are several grammar checkers to choose from. Not sure where to send those great short stories you’ve written? As with writing contests and residencies, sometimes it can be hard to know where to begin.
Patrick Rothfuss - Official Website Read more reviews THE POWERFUL DEBUT NOVEL FROM FANTASY'S NEXT SUPERSTAR Told in Kvothe's own voice, this is the tale of the magically gifted young man who grows to be the most notorious wizard his world has ever seen.The intimate narrative of his childhood in a troupe of traveling players, his years spent as a near-feral orphan in a crime-ridden city, his daringly brazen yet successful bid to enter a legendary school of magic, and his life as a fugitive after the murder of a king form a gripping coming-of-age story unrivaled in recent literature. A high-action story written with a poet's hand, The Name of the Wind is a masterpiece that will transport readers into the body and mind of a wizard.
July 2010 Kirby dialogue from Eternals # 5 (Nov 1976), pg. 1 Kirby scholars, historians, fans, and critics love to argue. One of the more contentious debates tends to revolve around Jack's text. You have one camp that wishes Stan Lee had dialogued Jack's 70s comic books (or anyone else besides Kirby), and another camp who likes Jack's text, because it's Kirby's voice and his total vision. Start Here: How to Get Your Book Published It’s the most frequently asked question I receive: How do I get my book published? This post is regularly updated to offer the most critical information for writers new to the publishing industry, and to provide a starting point for more fully exploring what it means to try and get meaningfully published. If you’d like an in-depth guide on how to get your book published, consider my book, Publishing 101: A First-Time Author’s Guide.For a full-length course, see my 24-lecture series with The Great Courses, How to Publish Your Book.Also, see my recommended guides on writing and publishing. This post focuses on traditional publishing. In a traditional publishing arrangement, the publisher pays you for the right to publish your work for a specific period of time. Traditional publishers assume all costs and pay the author an advance and royalties.
Start Here: How to Self-Publish Your Book Last updated October 2015: The following post is an introductory guide to the major self-publishing options available to authors today, and how to choose the right service and approach for you. Here’s the “too long, didn’t read” version if you’re looking for my service recommendations. I will edit this list immediately if and when my recommendations change. CreateSpace: for print distribution to Amazon (zero upfront cost)IngramSpark: for print distribution to non-Amazon universe ($49)Amazon KDP: for ebook distribution to Amazon (zero upfront cost)Draft2Digital: for ebook distribution to everyone else (zero upfront cost) These services provide little or no assistance. That means you have to do all the work of preparing and uploading your files for publishing and distribution.
The Unofficial Handbook of Marvel Comics Creators (Many thanks to Barry Pearl for re-writing this section with additional info that I did not have.) There was no rating of comics before the Comic Code Authority was installed in 1955. Starting then, all of Marvel's comics had to be approved by the CCA or they could not be distributed to dealers. Writing Emotionally Layered Dialogue (Note: This article is not one that can be read breezily. I'm going to deconstruct a piece of great dialogue line by line, and label every technique that's employed. There's much to be learned by doing so, but it requires focus. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern - Wikipedia Shakespeare's Hamlet The majority of characters in Hamlet have classical names, in contrast to the "particularly Danish" ones of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern. The names were common in the court of Frederick II and Christian IV, and also at the University of Wittenberg, an institution where Hamlet is mentioned as having studied (he refers to them as "my two schoolfellows").
Steve Ditko all images on this web-site are © and ™ their respective owners. images are used for entertainment and reference purposes only. "i never talk about myself. my work is me. i do my best, and if i like it, i hope somebody else likes it, too." this site does not concern itself with steve ditko’s personal life, his politics, philosophy or the brand of toothpaste he uses. it is simply about his work, and the myriad places where that work has appeared over the span of his incredibly prolific career: from comic books, fanzines, magazines and books to toys, games, trading cards, video and more. images of these diverse and multitudinous items are viewable here, accompanied by text descriptions of publication data and ditko-specific content. the text for this site was created using the comic book lettering font WILDANDCRAZY and is best viewed that way.