Tag Archives: Creative arts

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

Posted in Tell The Damn Story (Satellite) | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Tell The Damn Story (Satellite) | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Method To My Creative Madness | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tell The Damn Story #87: WHAT MUST WE DO FOR OUT ART?

Returning tired and inspired from a weekend comic con in Philadelphia, co-host Alex Simmons goes solo for this episode.  His time at the East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention left him with many thoughts about artists, choices, life and … Continue reading

Posted in Tell The Damn Story (Satellite) | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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:

Posted in Tell The Damn Story (Satellite) | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What Makes A Character ICONIC?

Posted in Method To My Creative Madness | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What’s the Right Question?

        In trying to decide what artistic arena to pursue, what is the right question to ask? Click here for my answer.

Posted in Method To My Creative Madness | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment