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Tell The Damn Story #97: Dreams, Goals and Michael Uslan, The Man Who Owned Batman

Chris is back from the wilds of creative career contemplation, and Alex has returned from panels and presentations at the San Diego Comic Con!  They’re here to share some insight on the challenges of pursuing your goals and dreams. and … Continue reading

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Tell The Damn Story #93: Life As A Story Pool = Inspiration, Imitation, Perspiration & Innovation

There are so many things that influence our storytelling. If we only scratch the surface we wind up repeating what’s gone before, in almost the same “voice.” But diving deeper into our own thoughts, feelings, and experiences helps separate imitation … Continue reading

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Tell The Damn Story #92: 7 Top Sources For Good Story Ideas

In this episode Alex identifies and underlines the 7 important sources writers explore for stories. From an item on your desk to a tragic moment in life, artists must look to the inner and outer world, in order to reflect … Continue reading

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Tell The Damn Story Unplugged: Alex Simmons Asks, WHY BLACKJACK? Pt. 2

As a new book prepares to launch, Alex continues to explore the appeal of his action adventure creation, ARRON DAY aka BLACKJACK. He starts here with the first of several interviews, with Blackjack artists and fans, to learn why tales … Continue reading

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Tell The Damn Story-Unplugged: Chris w mystery author A. J. Sidransky

Authors A.J. Sidransky shares his best writing habits and tips with Chris Ryan.
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Tell The Damn Story, Unplugged: Trials of An Eisner Judge

Host Chris Ryan interviews co-host Alex Simmons while Alex is in San Diego as a judge for the comic industry’s prestigeous Eisener Awards. Click here. Recorded Sunday, April 14th TTDS Hosts:

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Tell The Damn Story (Flashback) “Character …”

Greetings All, Once again, we creatives (Chris & myself) are off doing what we doing what we do, which is why we couldn’t record an episode for today.  So we’re turning back the clock to a previous episode, with some … Continue reading

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