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Samuel Allen21 days ago
How To Start Writing Fantasy
So you want to start writing fantasy. That's cool, I envy you, for starting out is often the most exhilarating part of creating and inhabiting your own world. Whether you're writing for a novel you pl...
Andrea Dawsona month ago
How To Set Up the Perfect Home Geek Movie Night
Geeks and other similar groups have been pushed to the side for some time, but that is no longer the case. Geek culture is now at the forefront of pop culture, making it a great time to be a fan of ev...
James Lyall5 months ago
Filmmaking Advice From a Non-Professional
I'm a young filmmaker/photographer and I aim to, one day, make a living from doing what I love, but I'm not quite there yet. I started making "films" about four years ago—of a very low production valu...
Karina Thyra6 months ago
An Average Moviegoer's Guide to Enjoying a Film
Watching movies and anything bright, beautiful, and smart TV programs (that doesn't talk down) while growing up, gives me the greatest aesthetic pleasure that I can literally watch TV all day, regardl...
Sarah Martin6 months ago
Comedy Open Mic Formats & Etiquette
When you are new to comedy it can be a lot of information to take in and a ton of absolute hot garbage advice will be given so freely. I'm writing these articles in an attempt to help a new aspiring c...
Sarah Martin6 months ago
I Want to Try Stand-Up Where Do I Start?
There's a million reasons why people want to start doing comedy, and it's hard to figure out where to begin. Big names like Kevin Hart and Sarah Silverman didn't just instantly sell out shows, they we...
Nathan Miller8 months ago
Film Writing
We all love watching movies. We pay to go see them in theaters, buy the DVDs and Blu-rays of them, they are a good excuse to sit back, eat popcorn, and relax. But have you ever tried writing the scrip...
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Cody Alexander9 months ago
Creating Fantasy Races
Race Creation Guide Alternate name: The Even-I-Can-Create-Unique-And-Different-Races-And-Cultures-Guidelines These guidelines are for those who believe that they can’t make something new or unique for...
Annie Kapur9 months ago
The Filmmaker's Guide to Understanding Lovecraftian Horror
(This article is intended to teach and therefore, if you want to get the most out of the experience I would suggest reading some of the works of H.P. Lovecraft in preparation for what follows. Most im...
Stephanie Holmes10 months ago
Things to Say When People 'Hate' Reading
From books comes films, games and TV series... When someone drops the bombshell that they 'hate' reading or think reading is 'stupid', this is always the first thing I reply with. Lord of the Rings, H...
Hitomi K.a year ago
Tools for Cosplay Photo Editing
In this day and age, where self-image means everything, cosplay is no different. Compared to its humble beginnings decades ago, technological advances have made it possible to bring our favorite ficti...
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SM a year ago
The Belko Experiment: What Not to Do?
This article will contain spoilers to The Belko Experiment. A short while ago I watched the horror film The Belko Experiment on a whim. While it did not contain rampant serial killers that haunt the d...
Kelly Hawksa year ago
Top 10 Tips to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse
Even though we've seen the scenario played out in the movies and on TV, what would you, or rather, should you do in an honest-to-goodness zombie apocalypse situation? First of all, can this actually h...
Joshua Yanceya year ago
6 Things VR Storytellers Need to Know
If you’ve already figured this stuff out, then hurray for you! Also, you’re lying. Nobody has developed the language of the VR story yet. This is just a primer, briefly touching on the history of film...
Bethany Browna year ago
How To Read After a Book Hangover!
Reading a really amazing book can often ruin your experience with other books you need to read on your ever-growing to be read list. There are so many ways to help branch out from this amazing book an...
Riley Reesea year ago
Cosplay Tips For Beginners
In every anime convention you'll go to, you will see beginner cosplayers. You can tell they're beginners because they often are the most worried about how they look. Some look great, others look awful...
Adrian Pedrina year ago
Why Your First Feature Film Has To Be a No Budget Film
If any of you have seen my first feature film “The Garden’s Keeper” you should have noticed that it’s very low-budget, as in 750 dollars total budget. It's crazy, I know, but failing to secure funds t...
"Hard Work" and "Efficient Work" When Growing On Twitch
There are many different guides on how to grow on Twitch on the internet. All those guides have the same steps of having a consistent schedule, of not calling out lurkers, of welcoming everyone that c...