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    14-0612 Creating Graphic Novels

    Sarah Beach

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Creating Graphic Novels: Adapting and Marketing Stories for a Multi Million Dollar Industry

by: Sarah Beach

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Creating Graphic Novels is a step-by-step guide to creating a graphic novel from your story idea. It shows you how to assemble a team, get the book in print and in front of readers, and leads you through the necessary creative and business steps. All types of writers are adapting their stories as graphic novels as a way of increasing their audience reach. Creating Graphic Novels: Adapting Stories for a Multimillion Dollar Industry provides information on the special needs of a graphic novel script, how to find your art team, and your publishing options. It also shows ways a creator can plug into the audience of comic book and graphic novel readers. The relaxed, conversational presentation will help you think graphically for the writing and pragmatically for the business concerns. A graphic novel version of a screenplay, novel, or short story can help increase a writer s audience. This book explains the nature of the graphic novel and comics business and how to interact with the comics convention circuit and build the writer s audience. Included are listings for where to find artists, comics news and reviews websites, the convention circuit, as well as publishers. The author has worked in the film and television industry as well as written and edited some independent comic books.

 

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Sarah Beach is a multifaceted writer living in Los Angeles. She’s a former researcher for the quiz show Jeopardy! She has published a book on mythic motifs for writers, The Scribbler’s Guide to the Land of Myth, which has been recommended by Blake Snyder and Linda Seger. She has edited independent comic book anthologies, and had her own short stories published in them. She is also an artist. She’s a member of both the Greater Los Angeles Writers Society and the Comic Art Professional Society. Her website is www.scribblerworks.us.
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Creating Graphic Novels is a step-by-step guide to creating a graphic novel from your story idea. It shows you how to assemble a team, get the book in print and in front of readers, and leads you through the necessary creative and business steps. All types of writers are adapting their stories as graphic novels as a way of increasing their audience reach. Creating Graphic Novels: Adapting Stories for a Multimillion Dollar Industry provides information on the special needs of a graphic novel script, how to find your art team, and your publishing options. It also shows ways a creator can plug into the audience of comic book and graphic novel readers. The relaxed, conversational presentation will help you think graphically for the writing and pragmatically for the business concerns. A graphic novel version of a screenplay, novel, or short story can help increase a writer s audience. This book explains the nature of the graphic novel and comics business and how to interact with the comics convention circuit and build the writer s audience. Included are listings for where to find artists, comics news and reviews websites, the convention circuit, as well as publishers. The author has worked in the film and television industry as well as written and edited some independent comic books.

 

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ISBN: 978-1615931941
SKU: 335668841/Done
Publisher: Michael Wiese Productions
Publish Date: August 1, 2014
Page Count: 185

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    A fantastic introduction to the artistic and practical nuances of the medium.

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    Thoughtful and filled with insights it would take several careers to acquire.

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    Provides invaluable insider information and clear examples to anyone who is serious about creating, publishing, and selling graphic novels.