sunstone review XDgotta plug this one, this guy reviews webcomics, and in all honesty i never really thought sunstone would ever be reviewed there.sunstone review XD1 year ago in Personal More Like This
dunno, just always had a mental idea of a webcomic being something with it's own site XD
anyhooo, here is the video review i must say i had a few good laughs XD
death vigil out in julydeath vigil out in july1 year ago in Personal More Like This
so, this july i am starting death vigil, published by image/top cow. it will be a monthly series limited to three 8-issue arcs, so there is a definitive ending. with this i have learned some of the things about publishing independent comics, and i am planning a video with some tips after i summarize my experiences. hopefully it will prove helpful for others to get their stuff published
but apparently rule 1 is promote preorders. preorders are crucial for independent books as they define the print runs, and are crucial to the sucess of the book.. so.. as my far more experienced friends told me to do....
death vigil is preorderable ...pretty much in any place or webstore that carries US comics.
you can find an extensive preview to issue 1 and much more here
now, for some frequently asked questions
what about ravine? ron marz assured me that he will be
Is possible to travel?...and perhaps I thought it wasn't possible.Is possible to travel?3 years ago in Personal More Like This
On this journal I'd like to clarify a few things about travels and the truth with it.
So, let's start from very basic questions or comments from people which I get very often on dA: you are so lucky to be able to afford traveling!, I so wish I were as lucky as you being able to travel or How you can afford? You must have decent finances and the time!
Didn't you happen to think like that? If you did, so that is just a stereotype.
On almost every question or their comment where I explain what it is really and how it's working - it is a big opposite side of mirror what they think. After hearing they get usually shocked, but more in positive way.
Here we go.
Firstly, there is a big difference being a traveler and a tourist.
Secondy, there is a huge difference to travel via third party (travel agencies, school trips, going for trips with a friend, family, organizations, etc.) and lonely, self organized travels. And where you
Always Low Prices......Always......Always...AlwaysI hate Wal-Mart. I really do. So I wait in line for 15 minutes because the lady is not scanning the bar code right, whatever. So She tells the old man that the total was like $75. And then the old guy tells her that he has to go to his truck to grab his card. All he had in his wallet was a 10 dollar bill. I mean really...really...REALLY. Does he think that the 50 boxes of prunes and bran flavored tapioca was going to cost him 10 bucks! So he goes to his truck at an astonishing .0001 miles per hour. He had a walker for gods sake. Then the lady behind the counter looks at me and gives me a shrug. That shrug translated to "I know you have been standing there, but you are going to have to wait 30 more minutes.....because I am a moron."Always Low Prices......Always......Always...Always3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Ok, I added that last part, BUT STILL! Please keep in mind that I had 2 items and the express lanes were unavailable. So I asked the lady kindly, "Can you scan my stuff? I think that he will take too long." And she said "DUH DUH LA FURGSHHHHH DUH I'M A REEEE
Is anything working right now? :IThere seems to be a glitch that won't let a majority of my watchers get notified of my updates. I noticed this after posting and realizing there is significantly reduced traffic. I logged into my other account :iconknites: and sure enough, the newest update did not appear in the other account's inbox. Some people have reported receiving the update, while many others reported not receiving it. I decided to make sure and made a poll asking people if they received the lasted drawing in their inbox, and guess what? There's another glitch affecting the polls so most people aren't getting notified of the poll either... =_= Or at least the newest poll is not showing up in my other account either. I wonder if people will even see this journal?Is anything working right now? :I3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I already reported the bug, but if people can see this journal, I'm curious if anyone is experiencing similar problems? I remember years back there was a bug that only affected people with a certain amount of watchers which means some ar
Resources for Aspiring AuthorsWe're all writers here, and with nearly 50% of our members aiming to become fully published authors, we thought it would be beneficial to create a compilation of resources about what it takes to get your work on the shelves.Resources for Aspiring Authors3 years ago in Personal More Like This
This isn't a definitive list, more of a work-in-progress. We're would be more than happy to add any suggestions – so if you know any good resources, on deviantART or off, link them in the comments! Feel free to discuss your goals and experiences here too.
And if you have had your writing published, or have any experience in this area, we'd love to hear from you. Leave a comment or send us a note about it and we'll add any guidance/advice you have to the blog.
Guides and Information
Tips for Editing
A Quick Guide to Publishing ResourcesPublishing WeekA Quick Guide to Publishing Resources2 months ago in Personal More Like This
A lot of you are probably familiar with my extensive Publishing Resources List, and if you are, you probably know that it’s gotten rather…unwieldy. This article will serve as a quick guide to the most essential resources I’ve collected, so you don’t get too overwhelmed when you’re starting out.
My Idiot’s Guide to Lit Mag Publishing and Idiot’s Guide to Book Publishing are two good overviews of the most popular types of publishing. Another great resource for those of you hoping to publish books is this chart, which covers the different p
November Prompt: Meetings of a ... chanceful kindThe chat is tomorrow!November Prompt: Meetings of a ... chanceful kind7 months ago in Literature Features More Like This
As beautifully shown in The Breakfast Club and Dallas Buyers Club because I communicate in movies.
Please favourite this article so we can spread the word!
First of all, last month's entries
Great job to you three, and 100 points for this month go to AspiredWriter! I hope you'll stay on board for this prompt too.
A serving of inspiration...
We are all different, but aren't we eventually deep down all the same? Maybe you believe that, maybe you don't. Sometimes life has a way of forcing you to believe things that you never thought you would - and making you meet people that normally would never belong in your circle of friends. But for one reason, that maybe you don't even know at first, you end up together.
Two people who would not normally meet end up together by circumstance and di
BestDA photos Collection #2BestDA photos Collection #22 years ago in Art Features More Like This
The Italian Style by klapouch flying by intels
021 by MustafaDedeogLu
haunted by Senju-HiMe
Yana by LadyMartistautumn neighborhood... by gnatoKamilya_ by rmalo5aapi
_Close your eyes to see. by Bloddroppe-Secret chamber- by Janek-Sedlarwatch by MustafaDedeogLuIn the Dust at Dawn I by 4GemsbokThe Sunshine Director by Thinking-Silence
Daily Literature Deviations for June 23rd, 2013Guidelines | How to Suggest a DLD | Group Administrators | Affiliation | Chatroom | Current Staff OpeningsDaily Literature Deviations for June 23rd, 20132 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Daily Lit Deviations for June 23rd, 2013
We are proud to feature today's Daily Literature Deviations!
You can show your support by ing this News Article.
Please comment and the features and congratulate the artists!
For all of the featured artists: If you receive a DD for one
of your pi
Ready, Set, NaNo!So it's that time of the year again and we're all racing around trying to get our bits together for NaNoWriMo. OR, we're laughing at the people running around trying to get all their bits together for NaNo. In the past, I've written articles on what NaNo is and how to prepare for it. This isn't one of those articles. Well, not entirely. Let's start with the glaringly obvious.Ready, Set, NaNo!8 months ago in Literature Features More Like This
What's the point of NaNo?
If you answered "To write a 50k Word Count Novel in a month's time," you're wrong. NaNo is about conditioning writers to write regularly, keep those creative juices flowing and to work under pressure. November is a busy month. Students are back in school. Parents are dealing with said students. In the United States, we have Thanksgiving and of course everyone is getting ready for Christmas. Add in clearing 1,667 words a day and we're talking about some major pressure. But that's the poi
Love dA Lit: Issue 190Welcome to the one-hundred ninetieth issue of Love dA Lit! Every Sunday this article will aim to promote volunteer opportunities, various resources, prompts, challenges, and workshops, as well as highlighting various contests. This is by no means a complete list of all the literature going-ons, merely a tool to help you get involved and stay informed.Love dA Lit: Issue 1906 months ago in Literature Features More Like This
Note: Oops, I know today is Monday, but I was so tired last night that I didn't get to finish post the article and since it's the 190th issue I was like "MUST POST".
LITplease's Community Portal
A Smattering of Lit News
LIT me explain u a thing Jan - June 2014
I'm not raspil...nor am I trying to be, given that raspil does a solid job of being raspil herself. But I think dA needs something like ScreamPrompts to kick everyone's ass up a notch, hence this group.I'm not raspil7 months ago in Literature Features More Like This
Read more about what's happening with ScreamPrompts here.
The first prompt will be up December 1. I want to make sure everyone has a chance to write for Scream before the end of the year, as raspil is planning to put an anthology together and, on top of the awesome you're already guaranteed to be a part of, the proceeds will be going to charity.
How is SadPrompts going to work?
I'm not a genius at prompts, so I welcome feedback on what type of challenges you'd like to see. Of course, if your complaint is "I struggled with this," I reserve the right to snicker in your general direction. That's the point. Now, if your complaint is "this is too easy," I'm all ears.
The prompts will be written for short prose (500-5,000 words).
Love dA Lit: Issue 185Welcome to the one-hundred eighty-fifth issue of Love dA Lit! Every Sunday this article will aim to promote volunteer opportunities, various resources, prompts, challenges, and workshops, as well as highlighting various contests. This is by no means a complete list of all the literature going-ons, merely a tool to help you get involved and stay informed.Love dA Lit: Issue 1857 months ago in Literature Features More Like This
LITplease's Community Portal
A Smattering of Lit News
LIT me explain u a thing Jan - June 2014
Literature Links | Workshops, Prompts and Challenges
How to Make the Most out of Lit GroupsCommunity WeekHow to Make the Most out of Lit Groups7 months ago in Deviant Events More Like This
..and stay active! Which we all know isn't always easy.
with a side of "submission rules, those tricksies"
Now, first of all: this article assumes a lot of stuff!
you're interested in writing and/or reading.you're not joining thousands of groups just to submit your stuff all over the place to get exposure but give nothing back.
you're not simply following groups to stay up-to-date on their events and news, without really wanting to participate in their life.
And with that off of our systems, let's start the tour!
First of all, remember this: Lit groups take a lot more effort than any other. This is because, obviously, reading through deviations takes more time than viewing pictures and photographs.
So let's create a fictional situation.
I know there are people who are on deviantART multiple times a day, but let's suppose that you're an average user who logs in once a day, and has thirty minutes to an hour of free time to devote to dA. And when
[Interlude] AnnouncementsJanuary 25th, 2013:[Interlude] Announcements4 years ago in Personal More Like This
Hope everyone's having a good year so far : D
Here are some updates to the group:
The Flipboard has just been updated so feel free to drop by and perhaps win some power, items and laughs!
The Black Ticket Prize List has just been updated. Price for Art Prizes has increased as a consequence of no one using their Tickets last reign. Keep in mind that if no one uses them this Reign, their price will go up again next reign!
If you signed up for the Secret New Years Exchange, you may start uploading your gift and submit them to the Mini Events gallery folder! Keep in mind that the Deadline for this event is January 28 .
Weekly Round-up!This Week's FeaturesWeekly Round-up!6 months ago in Personal More Like This
Hope by RangerRed09
"Life grabbed me by the collar"
A short poem that contains a lot of power.
Sword Lesson by Cionie
"I'd never seen someone so prepared to end a life before."
This short story takes you into a martial arts lesson, and the shared determination of both teacher and student.
How to Develop Story Conflict by illuminara
Conflict is the central element of any story. It’s what keeps us on the edge of our seats and turning page after page until 3:00am.
This guide will prove useful to any story teller wanting to implement tension and conflict into their work.
The Mentorship Program is Back!. Be sure to check out all the details
Full sized hats?!:iconohnoesplz:Full sized hats?!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Well Tiny Toppers ( I've been dying to say that XD) I have an exciting announcement!!
We've begun to make FULL SIZED Top Hats! :iconsobeautifulplz:
I'm so excited to announce this because I know it's been suggested to us a lot and we've thought about it a lot as well and we just decided to go for it! We've already made a full sized Classic Mad Hatter and I will probably post pictures of it tomorrow ^__^
I'm excited to see what everyone thinks, and if everyone has a favorite hat they'd like to see turned full size!! ^___^ Which hats do you think would go over best in full top hat form? :iconawwwplz:
I can't wait to hear everyone's thoughts
Anyways, That's all for now! We will be attending a few cons in the upcoming weeks, but I'll write another journal about that ^_^ I just couldn't wait to tell everyone
I hope you're all staying fancy, keeping your pinkies up, and waxing your mustaches
:iconjollygoodplz: - Cassie
CAPTAIN: SPRING CLEANINGTHE WASTELAND LOOKS LIKE A MESS TODAY.CAPTAIN: SPRING CLEANING3 years ago in Personal More Like This
WHAT CAN I USE/DO TO CLEAN THINGS UP?
3DS SwapnoteNintendo made another update to the system yesterday which resulted in swapnote being released. For those of you who don't know, swapnote is a free picture drawing message service for the 3DS. Anyone on your friend's list can send you messages and pictures and you can reply to them too.3DS Swapnote3 years ago in Personal More Like This
The app is free and it's currently available on the eShop channel. If you have a 3DS, you MUST get this app. It's sooooo cool.
The program is pretty simple. You draw a short note (which can be up to 4 screens long), pick the person you want to message, and send it off. There's a 3D feature allowing you to draw on 2 separate layers (optional), you can get new stationary backgrounds, you can add 3D pictures, voice recordings.
Unfortunately the app kinda works like a game. The more messages you send, the more features are unlocked. Eventually there will be some features you can't get unless you "buy" them with the coins you earn from walking with your 3DS. You also can't send recordings without paying a he
FAQ's + new DA friendfirst off please drop by my friend seishiro's DA!!FAQ's + new DA friend4 years ago in Personal More Like This
Horror-Writers-Unite's 2 Sentence Horror Contest! Congratulations!Horror-Writers-Unite's 2 Sentence Horror Contest! 8 months ago in Deviant Events More Like This
You have been chosen to participate in this fine competition. It is a fine day indeed. Lots of prizes are involved, and it will be worth your while. Listen to this message carefully ...
You can be hurt. The message will he --
So, keep reading to understand. We will be wat --
The deviation must be uploaded between October 15 and November 25. The piece must be a new piece. The entries must be two sentences -- no more, no less. The genre is horror. [This is a horror group after all.]Link your entry to the official contest journal. Be creative. [It will be judged on its genre.] (1) Entry allowed.
Digital Drawing (courtesy of CrypticGrin) 3 Month Premium Membership (courtesy of Gingersanps)Journal Feature + Interview (co
Charles Snippy: COFFEESENTRY: 412:Charles Snippy: COFFEES3 years ago in Personal More Like This
This evening, I returned to into the City to fill out the reports about my first tour out into the Dead Zone.
Hopefully, they won't suddenly shut down the D.Z.T.R. Department and there will be more tours for me to "guide".
Today... was different.
A buzzing, hovering Hunter-Drone met me in the Airlock.
Must be a new thing.
Ah I see,
As I'm forever unable to access ANNET, someone up top must have programmed this contraption to follow me around, shouting things at me.
Thank you, whoever you are.
I never felt more ridiculous.
To top things off, I lost my coffee.