Tag Archives: graphic novel

NaNo 2016

Ending this NaNo with 11,792 words. I didn’t make much progress this month due to illness and lack of time with school, but I do intend to continue working on this novel next year and to have a nicer draft by the end of 2017. I will also work on drawings and layouts of the …

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Chapter One–Aamu is Dead

Check out the first chapter of my graphic novel Ashes: The Graphic Novel here and here.

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Reading and NaNo Prep

Preparing for NaNo is almost complete. I intend to read 1984 and Brave New World before November. Researching diaries and letters for my own graphic novel, Ashes: The Graphic Novel, has led me to interesting diary novels published in the last few years. I’ve collected different diaries and letter collections from writers and artists I …

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Reviews at The Odd Ducks

Check out my recent reviews at The Odd Ducks. Epileptic Jane, the Fox, and Me Trinity: A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb The Hypo: The Melancholic Young Lincoln Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art Refresh, Refresh

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Ashes: The Graphic Novel

All semester I’ve been learning about graphic novels, drawing more regularly, and trying new art supplies. The final project received a favorable response, so I decided to post my process work and final chapters on a separate blog. I will continue to work on Charlotte’s story in a graphic novel version and in a hybrid …

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Failed Novel to Graphic Novel

I have attempted Charlotte’s story in multiple novel drafts. I still haven’t found the perfect form, but the graphic novel was a great experiment. Choosing a medium was difficult, considering my attachment to charcoal and watercolor, plus the addition of copic markers. Here is my medium experiment. And some of my final panels.

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Some Artwork

Scrapbooking the Self Word Riff Snow 4-panel Beethoven Homage Snufkin and The Robot Epileptic Review J. O’Barr Interview Response The Shoe Store Comic

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Re-Gifters (Review)

Check out my latest review at The Odd Ducks!

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Blue is the Warmest Color

Check out my review of “Blue is the Warmest Color” here.

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Don’t Break the Fiction Writing Chain

I’ve written fiction every day for fourteen days in a row. The Don’t Break the Chain Calendar has been a useful motivation tool to keep track of my progress. There is also a dinosaur version here. I’ve completed one short story, wrapped up my 2014 NaNo novel, and wrote the first draft of my graphic …

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