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Using Physicality to Bring Your Characters (And Your Fiction) to Life

One of the most common challenges writers face in the character development process is conveying personalities (even those of side characters) in a …

Writing

Far Cry 5, Fallout 4, GTA 5 and more totally work as PS1 games

Low poly is the new 2D as far as retro goes, so lets see what games like Far Cry 5, The Last of Us,Fallout 4, GTA 5 and Dark Souls would look like as …

Grand Theft Auto

The 20 best anime movies not made by Studio Ghibli

Tofugu (where my wife Carla is exec editor) has a great article about the 20 best anime movies not made by Studio Ghibli (<i>Totoro, Spirited Away</i>).<p><b>19.</b> …

Inferno Climber, Zelda/Dark Souls-esque Survival RPG, on Steam Now

Survival Action RPG Inferno Climber has Officially Launched on Steam with a 10% Discount<p>Arc System Works is pleased to announce that <i>Inferno Climber,</i> …

Fallout 4 gets ‘Vault 1080’ mod from Nvidia

Graphics card manufacturer Nvidia has created a new mod for Fallout 4—named Vault 1080 and said to “pack a serious technological punch.”<p>Developed …

PC Gaming

Star Wars Fan Film Shows What Stormtroopers’ Lives are Truly Like

From <i>Troops</i> to <i>Pink Five</i>, there’s a rich tradition of making of <i>Star Wars</i> fan films. Indeed, LucasFilm has so actively encouraged this niche of …

Book Review - The British Invasion: Alan Moore, Neil Gaiman, Grant Morrison and the Invention of the Modern Comic Book Writer

<i>Tony Black reviews The British Invasion: Alan Moore, Neil Gaiman, Grant Morrison and the Invention of the Modern Comic Book Writer…</i><p>Greg Carpenter …

Graphic Novels

Dungeon Dealer: Unlimited Crawls in a Deck of Cards

In a perfect tabletop world, every session of your favorite dungeon-crawling RPG would feature an intricately crafted 3-D map with all the with …

Board Games

8 Anime to Watch if You Love Video Games

A lot of anime fans are also video game fans, so it’s a lot of fun when the two worlds overlap. Here are eight awesome anime to watch if you love …

Anime

Legendary Screenwriting Guru Robert McKee On Creating Incredible Dialogue

The author of screenwriting bible, Story, returns with a tome devoted to Dialogue, and reams of advice for aspiring writers.<p>Look on the coffee-stained, Post-it strewn desk of most aspiring screenwriters and you’re bound to find the same mighty tome. Robert McKee’s <i>Story</i> has been hailed like ancient …

Writing

Tom Waits Writing Inspiration - There's Amnesia In Her Kiss

Writing<p>Updated March 15, 2018 1413 Views 1 Comment<p>Share65<p>Tweet29<p>+1<p>Share<p>Stumble1<p>Pin1<p>Shares 96<p>Good writers avoid common collocations and tired clichés, …

Creative Writing

How to Run a Tabletop Game with Friends Around the World In Three Easy Steps

Sitting around a table with good friends is the best way to play tabletop RPGs like <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i>, but that’s not always an option. If your …

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7 things I’m learning to accept about being a freelance writer

1. If I’m not failing, I’m not trying hard enough.<p>In writing, failure and rejection isn’t what happens when you’re doing it wrong. It’s what happens …

Time I

Microsoft Word update will help you write better research papers

Microsoft is giving students a new tool that may make the coming school year a little easier.<p>The company just introduced a new feature for Word that …

How to Start Submitting Your Work to Literary Journals

Literary journals are wonderful magazines that focus on publishing creative writing. Some are digital. Others are print. Some only publish literary …

HOW TO PLAN YOUR STORY PLOT FROM START TO FINISH : Story Plot Writing Tips

How to Plan Your Story Plot from Start to Finish<p>by Samantha Stone<p>A well-plotted story is engaging, a page-turner, a book your readers can't put down. …

Creative Writing

Film Review: ‘Normal Autistic Film’

Official Site: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5870288/<p>Fans of “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night” (both book and play) will embrace “Normal …

This Play Blurs The Line Between Story and Game

Having heard about <i>Sleep No More</i> for years, when I found myself in New York, I took the opportunity to go see the show. Even the exterior of the …

Love VR? Get a free headset from Canadian developer Tek Gear

There may be no such thing as a free lunch, but a free mobile VR headset? Those exist. Meet the FreeHMD, the world’s first free VR HMD from Canadian …

‘HarmonQuest’ Trailer: Dan Harmon Brings His Role-Playing Games to Life

If you’ve watched <i>Community</i> or <i>Rick and Morty</i>, or you listen to <i>Harmontown</i>, then you know that television creator, writer and producer <b>Dan Harmon</b> is a …

Comedy

Karaoke Theatre Company review – Alan Ayckbourn's brilliantly bad new comedy

Who on earth are the Karaoke Theatre Company and why does Alan Ayckbourn seem so keen to give them his endorsement? From all available evidence, this is no more than a second-rate improvisational troupe, specialising in vulgar farce, hackneyed horror stories and dated period drama, who have found …

Box Office

There are just SIX plots in every film, book and TV show ever made

There are just SIX plots in every film, book and TV show ever made: Researchers reveal the 'building blocks' of storytelling<p><b>Prior to this study it</b> …

William Shakespeare

Samuel Beckett, the maestro of failure

Better known for his plays, Beckett felt his prose fiction was his central work, and his fearlessly bleak short stories are among the 20th century’s greatest<p>Fifty years ago, in the summer of 1966, Samuel Beckett wrote a short story called Ping. It begins:<p>All known all white bare white body fixed …

Literature

PGS Handheld Game Console Lets Us Play PC Games on the Move

Lots of mobile games are too casual to draw our attention. Feel the same? Take a look at PGS, the handheld game console lets us play PC games on the …

Five Films That Explain Why Britain Voted To Leave The EU

<i>This week, Neil Calloway suggests some films that explain why Britain voted to leave the EU…</i><p>Your social media feeds have been full of it for the past …

Pretty Obscene "And you thought there is never a girl online?" Cover Shows What Happens When Series Is Designed By A Hentai Artist

Shibai Kineko's <i>And you thought there is never a girl online? (</i>aka <i>Netoge)</i>, inspiration for this season's anime, features original character designs …

The Akrasia Effect: Why We Don't Follow Through On What We Set Out to Do And What To Do About It

By the summer of 1830, Victor Hugo was facing an impossible deadline. Twelve months earlier, the famous French author had made an agreement with his publisher that he would write a new book titled, <i>The Hunchback of Notre Dame</i>.<p>Instead of writing the book, Hugo spent the next year pursuing other …