Wednesday, April 12, 2006

SOMETHING IS ALWAYS BETTER THAN NOTHING

As I have shared in many an interview, one piece of advice I hold dear is from one of my college teachers: "Something is better than nothing." If you create something not-so-great, you can always make it better. But if you don't do your assignment at all ... well, then you can't do anything with that.

Acclaimed TV and comics writer J. Michael Straczynski shares similar advice at his Newsarama column, WORDS, WORDS, WORDS:
Understand: all the techniques in the world, all the good advice on plotting, or panels-per-page, or structure, or dialogue...all of it is utterly useless if you don’t finish what you start. Yet this is the number one difficulty facing every beginning writer.
Read the entire column here.
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Die Laughing: Funny Crime and Mystery Fiction

SHE'S THE SHERIFF!

A woman with a complicated past returns home to become the small town's new sheriff. Best Mann For The Job is by the writer/artist team of Chris and Erica Well. Read it from the beginning at StudioWell.com. Watch the trailer on YouTube.