Comics Writing: Communicating with Comic books

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Want to Write Comics? Of Course You Do! Who Doesn’t? Discover the basics in Comics Writing from Steven Philip Jones, a comics writer and comic book writing instructor. Comics Writing shows you the step-by-step process of creating a comics script and how it is turned into a finished comics page. With the help of examples and comic book illustrations this book will introduce you to: · The different styles of comic book scripts! · The “tools” of cartoon communication like panels, borders, speech balloons! · How to write a story as a comics script! · The collaborative process between writer and artists! · How to find and develop ideas for your comics stories! · Tips on creating characters! · How to avoid common mistakes new comics writers make! · And tips of the trade! If you are a writer wanting to find out how to write comics stories ... or if you are any kind of communicator wanting to learn the basics of communicating using the comics medium ... this book is for you! Get your copy of Comics Writing and get started today!

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Steven Philip Jones (1960 - ) was born in Lincoln, Nebraska and has spent most of his life living in eastern Iowa. Steven has written comic books, webcomics, graphic novels, fiction novels for young adults and adults, radio scripts, non-fiction and advertising pieces. His comics and webcomics credits include Nightlinger, Dracula, Curious Cases of Sherlock Holmes, Talismen: Return of the Exile, Wolverstone & Davis: Street Heroes, Mighty 1, Re-Animator, Tatters and Invaders From Mars. Steven’s young adult novels include Talismen: The Knightmare Knife, Henrietta Hex: Shadows from the Past and Wizard Academies: The House with the Witch’s Hat, and he is also the author of the mystery adventure King of Harlem and the western Bushwhackers. Steven has also taught courses in comic book writing and is the author of Comics Writing: Communicating with Comic Books. A graduate of the University of Iowa, he majored in Journalism and Religion and was accepted into Iowa's prestigious Writers’ Workshop MFA Program in 1990.

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