I’m playing with creating comic strips. As well as the illustrations, it’s a whole different way of telling a story. I’m not used to it. But here’s the beginning.
Following a couple of exercises from the book Making Comics by Lynda Barry, this happened: A bit dark, but why not. It's also there to be cherished and nourished, but this is what came out!
Hopping and jumping. Tumbling, rolling and whirling. Then comes stillness. If you’re on Instagram, you can follow the project via @3DKev.Or you can follow this blog, below.
Keep moving. Does it matter where you’re going, as long as you’re in sync? If you’re on Instagram, you can follow the project via @3DKev.Or you can follow this blog, below.
Sometimes,All you need,Is the space to dream. This picture is actually a photograph, taking on the beach in Denia. If you’re on Instagram, you can follow the project via @3DKev.Or you can follow this blog, below.
How pedestrian are pedestrians? Is there a case for being brief? Should we abandon the road most traveled? If you’re on Instagram, you can follow the project via @3DKev.Or you can follow this blog, below.
For the past year or so, I've been trying to capture some of my ideas as illustrations, rather than words. (Or illustrations with some words.) I've been sharing some through my newsletter, and thought it was time to share them with the wider world. Here are some I prepared earlier.
I had the privilege of reading two pieces of work in progress: one a piece of creative non-fiction (memoirs, travel books) and one a business book. I love reading work in progress pieces - not sure why. Maybe because it engages the editing side of my brain, and it's a lot more fun to edit … Continue reading Think Write Converse – what I’m reading
Why do we write? I struggled so much during the re-write that I almost threw it all away and gave up this “I want to write fiction” thing.
Why I didn’t:
- I hate dropping stuff before giving it a proper go – that’s why I went to drama school
- I’m learning a lot
- I know that what I’m doing is hard, so if I get through it, or almost there, it will be amazing
- I’m paying for the process!
- I still don’t know why we write / create art
2. Really glad I put the work in, because apparently, the writing has improved. Now the problem is the story, but that’s ok, because that’s fun. Now I’ve gone back to previous writing and seen how much MORE rewriting I need to do…
Still hard, I need to find the truth! Which means spending more time developing the relationship between Paula…
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In my last post, I shared how I had high hopes for November. And I did. I won't say that my hopes were dashed, but I didn't achieve everything I wanted to achieve. But that's ok, it was a good month anyway. Mainly, I didn't finish the novel I started working on for NaNoWriMo. However, … Continue reading ‘The House We Grew Up In’ by Lisa Jewell
I have high hopes for November. For a start it’s National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), the time of year when I make sure I get a bit of fiction writing every day - more or less. It’s the month when at some point, I realise that I am well behind my word count, and I … Continue reading I Have High Hopes for November