A few months ago, I was inspired to write a piece after discussing a very derivative movie with my blogger/reviewer friend Rachel. She had then recently seen the Canadian/South Korean animated feature Spark, which saw a brief limited theatrical release here in North America in the middle of April. It came and went, no one … Continue reading Imitation? Part 2
As a writer, I deal with this problem often. I worry, some times a little too much... Is my work way too similar to [insert film/book/show here]? Yesterday, my blogging and reviewing friend Rachel posted her thoughts on the recently-released animated feature Spark. The film was made by ToonBox and Red Rover International, the Canadian-Korean … Continue reading Imitation?
Buckle up, good folks... This will get personal... The other day, I attended TerrifiCon. This annual event occurs at the Mohegan Sun Casino, a small but ultimately flavorful convention that often gets big names. This year, Kevin Smith himself showed up, alongside a host of other faces. I actually get to meet a few of … Continue reading Writing, ‘Arting’, Burn Outs, Re-awakenings
I write original stories and plan to turn them into animated feature films one day. Some stories, I'm aiming for the small screen... There's this one story I've been writing for over a decade. Work began on it in the autumn of 2004 - when I was 12 years old, but its origins lie in … Continue reading Saving a Story, Again and Again