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Comics Experience® guide to writing comics : scripting your story ideas from start to finish / Andy Schmidt.

By: Schmidt, Andy, 1976-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : Impact Books, [2018]Copyright date: ©2018Edition: First Edition.Description: 176 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781440351846; 1440351848.Other title: Comics Experience guide to writing comics.Subject(s): Comic books, strips, etc. -- Authorship | Comic books, strips, etc. -- Technique | ART / Techniques / Cartooning | Comic books, strips, etc. -- Authorship | Comic books, strips, etc. -- TechniqueDDC classification: 741.51 Summary: Schmidt offers advice and practical instruction for everything from writing realistic dialogue to communicating your ideas to other comics professionals. Includes 23 exercises to help you put fundamental writing principles into practice, sample script formats, page-by-page outlines, scene-by-scene outlines and short pitches that show you exactly how to create these important components of the writing process, diagrams and pages from published comics to illustrate key concepts, and tips on professional development, networking and navigating the comics industry.
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Unlock the secrets to comic-writing success!

"You have a story tell. It's your story... These are ways to help you get your story out, to help you become the writer inside of yourself."

This is the book on writing you've been waiting for, a nuts-and-bolts guide to writing fiction for comics. While it is true that there is no set way to write a comic book script, no set format, no industry standard, it is equally true that someone learning to write comics needs structure. That's where Comics Experience© Guide to Writing Comics can help. Comics veteran Andy Schmidt offers sage advice and practical instruction for everything from writing realistic dialogue to communicating your ideas to other comics professionals. Inside you'll find:

* 23 exercises to help you put fundamental writing principles into practice
* Sample script formats, page-by-page outlines, scene-by-scene outlines and short pitches that show you exactly how to create these important components of the writing process
* Diagrams and pages from published comics to illustrate key concepts
* Tips on professional development, networking and navigating the comics industry
These pages include all the tools you need to write great comics, but where do you begin? Begin with yourself. You have to know--not believe--know: You can do this, and this guide will help. Now, begin with Chapter 1...

includes index.

Schmidt offers advice and practical instruction for everything from writing realistic dialogue to communicating your ideas to other comics professionals. Includes 23 exercises to help you put fundamental writing principles into practice, sample script formats, page-by-page outlines, scene-by-scene outlines and short pitches that show you exactly how to create these important components of the writing process, diagrams and pages from published comics to illustrate key concepts, and tips on professional development, networking and navigating the comics industry.