Studies

Banes at 12:00AM, June 14, 2018

STUDIES

Recently I began two training programs: one for writing and one for drawing. Both have teachers that are very impressive.

The art program in particular is cool, because I've done almost no study of art or drawing other than some lessons in elementary and high school classes.

I ...





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When your muse skips town

Emma_Clare at 12:00AM, June 1, 2018



Inspiration is quite the rush. The mind is set alight with seemingly limitless possibilities and, in that moment, you want to experience them all. For a creator, inspiration is the high that we pursue. But eventually our creative significant other packs up their stuff and quietly disappears into the night ...

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Bookends

Banes at 12:00AM, May 31, 2018

A story can be strengthened by coordinating the first and final images in some way.

It's not a hard and fast rule; it's not a rule at all. But it can be worth trying out in your writing!

The movie Halloween (there it is! I had to start ...



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For Your Consideration Pages Now Being Accepted Until the End of June!

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, May 28, 2018



Niccea is now accepting For Your Consideration Pages. Please PQ or email them.

A couple of people that are new to the awards scene wanted some sample FYC pages.

Since the theme for the FYCs hasn't been done before I scrounged the archives of previous years FYCs and Extras ...





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Being a Generous God - when they go against the divine plan

Emma_Clare at 12:00AM, May 25, 2018



As creators, we believe that we are the gods of our stories. The tales we weave are of our construct and the characters are subject to our petty whims…at first. When we begin to craft our worlds and populate them with, what we hope, are well rounded characters, we ...

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Continuity

Banes at 12:00AM, May 24, 2018



Preserving continuity is difficult with any writing project of length - with the weeks, months or more it might take to write a single novel or screenplay, it can be easy to forget things. So the problem is compounded if writing an extended series comic, TV or web series, movies or ...

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Quackcast 375 - Categories, genres and rants

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, May 22, 2018

LISTEN!

In this Quackcast we chat about the categorisation of work by specific genres and how it makes it easier to promote your work to people, while for fans it makes it easier to find what you're into, but it can also be a bad thing when people categorise ...

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Strange Creatures Milestone Announcement

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, May 21, 2018



Usedbooks writes:

My side project, Strange Creatures, just passed 50 pages, so it's kinda legitimate now. It's more of an illustrated novel than a graphic novel. Anyone looking to check it out, I recommend starting at the beginning to avoid spoilers: http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Strange_Creatures/5561567/

Oh ...





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The Democratically elected hashtag is #QuackChat

Emma_Clare at 12:00AM, May 18, 2018



Hi there everyone!

The results are in! After a week of democratically lead voting on Twitter we can finally announce the hashtag to follow. A big congratulations goes out to Ironscarf whose suggestion shall now reign supreme on all our chats from henceforth!

And without further ado the hashtag is ...





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Reaching a Cinematic Compromise for a FYC Theme

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, May 14, 2018

This is all related to the Drunk Duck Awards. One week ago, Niccea proposed a popular idea a For Your Consideration theme on the forums. Since the Drunk Duck Awards are similar to the Oscars of Drunk Duck, a familiar theme for a lot of people is: Movies.

Having the ...

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