…in the form of anime artwork! So I’m surfing the web, as one does, and I come stumble upon a website featuring backgrounds from anime movies and series. It’s utterly proliferated with gorgeous artwork spanning from the fantastical to the steampunk to the dreamy.
Stumbled on a blog filled with charming reviews from the worst critics in the history of time where you will find gems such as the following: “Mr. Beowulf should be required to repeat his nighttime writer’s class at the learning annex.” “Dickens is a jerk. Nobody likes his stuff, they’re just afraid to say it because … Continue reading One-Star Book Reviews
-J. K. Rowling
– Haruki Murakami
I’m sure anyone reading this has seen a Pixar movie. Toy Story. Monster Inc. The Incredibles. Inside Out. Many were instant classics. It’s not just their superb animations that shoves them above and beyond their competition, it’s the stories themselves and how the viewers relate to the characters, struggles, and accomplishments found within them. These … Continue reading Pixar’s 22 Rules of Storytelling
Joseph Campbell’s proposed monomyth theory, commonly known as the hero’s journey, is the basis of most stories, from Gilgamesh to Harry Potter. In the beginning, the hero is a misfit, unready for the adventure that comes his way. But through meeting various characters, he prepares to meet his nemesis. There are seven main characters in the monomyth … Continue reading The Monomyth Theory
Originally featured in the July 14th New York Times, Check out this and other brilliant art(many related to writing and books) by Grant Snider at his website.