Vaal talks about the things he loves to see in stories. Plus, the entire Eek! The Cat series. Because of course.
Vaal talks shipping and what writers can learn from it this naturally involves watching an episode of the 90’s X-men animated series.
In his last article of 2012, Vaal talks about where ideas come from, by way of cool free videogames, sex with the undead and probably the only kind of nice thing he’ll ever say about Game of Thrones.
Vaal discusses the pitfalls of wiring romance using videos of explosions and a confession of his mixed feelings toward Clair Huxtable. Continue reading
It’s kind of a thing among amateur writers to cast their characters as if they were making a movie. It’s a fun, harmless little bit of day dreaming, and can actually help to flesh out the character by giving you a base to work on. And it insulates us from the cold, harsh reality of the fact that we don’t get to make that description and no matter who we want, any young non-buff, non-hearthtrob male will be played by Shia Lebouf.
I’m not really good at this game. Literally everyone in the world knows more about actors than I do. People always end up with a list of people from obscure cable shows and art-house movies and I’m left with a list composed mostly of people who get their names on posters for movies uncultured everydudes like me see.
But I am a voice acting buff, so I can and have cast Descendants: The Animated Series. Maybe I should have made this post about that. Oh well.
Anyway, I recently read somewhere that Tita Kubo, creator of the anime series Bleach, assigned theme songs to every member of his very large principle cast and I thought it was an … Continue reading