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minicomic weekend 2– caution, script in progress (and a sketch, too)

In spite of a few setbacks (I seem to have caught some kind of illness that I really hope is not the flu, among other things), work on the minicomic-based-on-words-you-sent-me is progressing.  I seem to have cruised right through the … Continue reading

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minicomic weekend 1– words and a story idea

OK. Here we go. First of all, thank you for all the wonderful words. My own word, which I learned yesterday, is ponding. That’s what happens when a lot of snow melts quickly, before the ground underneath it thaws, leaving … Continue reading

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words, words, words– minicomic weekend coming tomorrow

Several people have sent some wonderful words, by post and by reply, and if you have not done so yet, there is still time!  I will collect the words for my story sometime tomorrow afternoon, say 2 or 3 pm … Continue reading

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you are cordially invited to send me a word- new minicomic this weekend!

Audience participation time, everyone. I find myself in the midst of writing an essay on the subject of creativity exercises and writing stories on command, while at the same time looking ahead to a weekend with a fair amount of … Continue reading

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last minute gift idea

Here’s a last minute gift idea for any storyteller or story lover who is old enough to speak clearly and/or write or draw.  It’s cheap, it’s interesting, it’s small, it isn’t fattening or perishable, it’s quiet, it doesn’t need batteries, … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day– bonus

Once again, there comes a day thick with projects (and chores, and horrible thunderstorms) and nothing has risen to the top as something worth writing about.  This is when an ongoing, long term project really comes in handy.  It’s always … Continue reading

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minicomics live– day 2, post 11

5:19 pm:  The last page is done.  While I wait for it to dry enough to scan, I want to say a few things about minicomics live and what comes next. First of all, thank you very much for following … Continue reading

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minicomics live– day 2, post 10

4:56 pm:  Almost done … On page seven, I’ve tried to change some of the inking style to show that we have moved into the “real world”, or its Kekionga equivalent.  This is the archives, in the basement of the … Continue reading

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minicomics live– day 2, post 9

4:35 pm: Yep, it’s the sneezing Piggy Bank page.  This is why we make comics, folks.    Little oops here– I was cropping the scan and thinking I should add some kind of plant form or other shading behind the Piggy … Continue reading

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minicomics live– day 2, post 8

3:45 pm: Page six works well, I think. It’s kind of a weird composition and may need some balancing. I am considering taking the shading off the clock face and putting some on the ground to “punch” the message. Progress … Continue reading

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