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 short course is ideal if you are:
This short course will give you insights into:
Summary of course content:
If you are interested in enrolling in a comprehensive comics writing course, we recommend you register for this short course, 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) short course, which will be offered in April-May, as well as October-November 2021.
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, was published in 2018.
Date: Comics Mastermind™ runs this short course twice a year. You can enrol in the first or second half of the year on the following dates. The next course dates are in 2021, as Comics Mastermind is on hiatus from June to December 2020.
Time: 6:30pm to 8:00pm (AEST – Sydney /Melbourne time)
Duration: 2 x 90 minutes (3 hours total)
Audience: Age: 15+
Comics Category: Comic books and graphic novels
Mastery: Creative mastery
Level: Beginners and emerging comics creators
Materials & Equipment: Computer with a good internet connection plus pen, notebook
Investment: Please find following our fee structure:
PLEASE NOTE that the cut off date for bookings is the last Sunday night (11:59 AEST) prior to the commencement of the short course.
If you are unable to attend the live webinar, but would still like to have access to the material then please register for the webinar and the recording and handouts will be sent to you within 24 hours of the webinar going live.
PLEASE NOTE that registration is limited to 100 people so registration cuts off once we reach capacity, so please book early to ensure a place and guarantee of receiving the materials even if you can’t make it to the live sessions.
Further Information: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (02) 9606 4728 or 0412 445 511.
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Remember… registration is limited to 100 people!