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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, 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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What Makes A Character ICONIC?

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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.

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Oh! THESE Are My Super Powers!

Earlier today I was griping, and a long friend said, “No worries, we’ll just write our way out of all this…” This simple line reminded me why creative people exist in society. Our super power are 1) Envision Vision, 2) … Continue reading

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If Art Is A Meal

On Saturday, September 20th, I attended a middle school gift to their neighborhood in what can be considered a challenged community. The gift was a mini comic book convention with plenty of books by various independent artists, as well as … Continue reading

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I Remember 9/11 — Part 3

Part 3 The following day we were able to reunite with our other child and the family felt whole again. And trust me, I remember feeling blessed to be able to feel that, fore I knew thousands more had been … Continue reading

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