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  • The Final Column

    Goodbye, farewell, auf Wiedersehen, adieu, cheerio, ciao, so long, and toodle-oo (see, a thesaurus does serve some purpose).

    Written by Mark Steensland on Jan 12, 2006

  • All About Sequences G & H

    This is the next part in a series about the ?sequence? approach, a screenwriting tool that can improve your storytelling no matter what you write.

    Written by Mark Steensland on Jan 5, 2006

  • Why Y Works

    Brian K. Vaughan?s ?Y -- The Last Man? has been cited as the reason God created comic books. But why? Let?s take a look at just a few reasons.

    Written by Mark Steensland on Dec 29, 2005

  • All About Sequence - Part F

    This is the next part in a long series about the ?sequence? approach, a screenwriting tool that can improve your storytelling no matter what you write.

    Written by Mark Steensland on Dec 15, 2005

  • Cross Over Blues

    Mark understands the invasion of comics from other realms of the entertainment world. He really does. But that doesn?t mean he has to like it.

    Written by Mark Steensland on Dec 8, 2005

  • All About Sequence - Part E

    This is the next part in a long series about the ?sequence? approach, a screenwriting tool that can improve your storytelling no matter what you write.

    Written by Mark Steensland on Dec 1, 2005

  • Letter to Warren Ellis

    In the back of ?Fell,? Warren Ellis asks for comments about his new venture. Here you have a few.

    Written by Mark Steensland on Nov 24, 2005

  • All About Sequence - Part D

    This is the next part in a long series about the ?sequence? approach, a screenwriting tool that can improve your storytelling no matter what you write.

    Written by Mark Steensland on Nov 10, 2005

  • All About Sequence - Part C

    This is the next part in a long series about the ?sequence? approach, a screenwriting tool that can improve your storytelling no matter what you write.

    Written by Mark Steensland on Oct 27, 2005

  • Occupation: Storyteller #4

    Occupation: Storyteller, a feature you should think of as trading cards for writers, spotlights Runemaster Studios' Mike Bullock.

    Written by Mark Steensland on Oct 20, 2005

  • All About Sequence - Part B

    This is the next part in a long series about the ?sequence? approach, a screenwriting tool that can improve your storytelling no matter what you write.

    Written by Mark Steensland on Oct 13, 2005

  • Career Retrospective: BENDIS!

    Mark has a conversation with himself in this, a future issue of Wha...Huh?

    Written by Mark Steensland on Oct 6, 2005

  • All About Sequence - Part A

    This is the next part in a long series about the ?sequence? approach, a screenwriting tool that can improve your storytelling no matter what you write.

    Written by Mark Steensland on Sep 29, 2005

  • Hey, Mr. Sandman

    Two weeks ago, Mark performed career retrospective surgery on Neil Gaiman. Now, he throws two Sandman pages on the operating table to see what he can find out.

    Written by Mark Steensland on Sep 22, 2005

  • Introducing Sequence Structure

    This is the first in a long series about the ?sequence? approach, a screenwriting tool that can improve your storytelling no matter what you write.

    Written by Mark Steensland on Sep 15, 2005

  • Career Retrospective: Neil Gaiman

    Neil Gaiman?s career has been long and varied. Comics, novels and coming soon to a theater near you: MirrorMask. But what about that first book?

    Written by Mark Steensland on Sep 8, 2005

  • Objective vs. Subjective

    Your readers don?t want to just read the story, they want to be involved. Let?s take a look at how we can make objectivity more subjective.

    Written by Mark Steensland on Sep 1, 2005

  • The Art of the Reversal

    Dramatic scenes are good, but not enough. To keep your story moving, you must master the art of the reversal.

    Written by Mark Steensland on Aug 25, 2005

  • Drama, Drama Everywhere

    Why do some scenes work better than others? Because they have drama. Here?s how to put more drama into every scene you write.

    Written by Mark Steensland on Aug 18, 2005

  • Remember, Remember the Fifth of November

    Here we go again. Another Alan Moore title is being converted to a movie. Do you think it will be any good?

    Written by Mark Steensland on Aug 4, 2005

  • And The Winner Is...

    A month ago, Mark asked for your versions of John Gardner?s barn description exercise. He has picked the two finalists. Now you tell him who the winner is.

    Written by Mark Steensland on Jul 14, 2005

  • Remembering Rod Serling

    Mark is on the road this week, traveling to Binghamton, New York, hometown of Rod Serling, creator of the Twilight Zone.

    Written by Mark Steensland on Jul 7, 2005

  • To Know or Not To Know

    You've heard it before: Write what you know. But what if you don't? What's a writer to do?

    Written by Mark Steensland on Jun 30, 2005

  • My First Sale

    So you think you have what it takes to be a writer? Let?s find out.

    Written by Mark Steensland on Jun 16, 2005

  • Pen and Paper

    There are two things any real writer must never be without: pen and paper. That's why Mark actually keeps two sets of them close by his side at all times.

    Written by Mark Steensland on Jun 9, 2005

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