There is a steep learning curve for the beginning writer of comics and graphic novels. Publishers and artists will rarely read a script if it is laid out poorly and does not provide clear storytelling across the pages and panels appropriate to the format of the book. This masterclass provides beginner practitioners with the skills to write full scripts correctly and to employ the tools of visual storytelling to serve the narrative, character and story structure.
This masterclass is ideal if you are:
This masterclass will give you insights into:
If you are interested in enrolling in a comprehensive comics writing course, we recommend you register for this masterclass, as it serves as a foundation or stepping stone for the Visual Storytelling Success System™: How to Write Comic Books and Graphic Novels 8 week (online) or weekend (face-to-face) short course, which will be offered from March 2017.
Jason Franks is a graphic novelist and fiction author based in Melbourne, Australia. He is the writer of the Sixsmiths graphic novels and the Left Hand Path series, which were nominated for Ledger and Aurealis awards. Franks’ first novel, Bloody Waters, was also nominated for an Aurealis award. Jason has written comics for dozens of artists over the course of his career. His work has been published in the USA, Australia, the UK and Canada. He has previously presented workshops on comics writing at the Australian Comic Arts Festival and at Continuum Convention. Franks’ second novel, Faerie Apocalypse, will be published in 2017.
Date: Wednesday 1 February 2017
Time: 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Duration: 2.5 hours
Audience: Age: 15+
Comics Category: Comic books and graphic novels
Mastery: Creative development
Level: Aspiring and emerging comics creators
Materials & Equipment: Computer with a good internet connection plus pen, notebook, and / or computer to take notes
Investment: Please find following our fee structure:
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Further Information: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (02) 9606 4728 or 0412 445 511.
Please nominate the appropriate fee category on the the PayPal pull down menu below to register for the webinar. If you are an ezine subscriber you will find your COUPON CODE in the January 2017 issue of THE COMICS VOICE.
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Registration is limited to 100 people!