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dA Guide: Text Formatting
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This is just a simple html guide to formatting text on dA (and other sites as well), since nicely formatted text makes everything more visually appealing! :) My goal was just to compile some html info into a simple, easy to understand guide for quick reference. I'm not very experienced with html so please let me know if you have any corrections or codes I should add!
This guide goes a little above and beyond dA's FAQ entry (although I purposely left out anything to do with links, because they don't work on literature submissions). I also provided working examples, which might make the codes a little easier to understand. (Keep in mind that when you type html tags, the effects won't be visible until you hit "Preview" on your comment, journal, etc. I only made them visible here for the purpose of demonstration.)
Let's get started!
The following codes can be used in comments, deviation descriptions, journals, and pr
100technique meme list1. Draw an image, copy it three times and colour each differently/with different colours. Bonus!: use different media for each.
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2. Draw something with a stereotypically feminine theme or style. (Flowers, pastel colours, beautiful subjects?)
3. Draw something with a stereotypically masculine theme or style. (Action, explosions, rough lines and angles?)
4. Draw something that is supposed to arouse positive emotion from the viewer (amusement, joy, sympathy). you can use both technique and the subject of the drawing to achieve this.
5. Draw something with no same colour used twice.
6. Draw a short comic of 3-7 panels.
7. Drawing using only two colours.
8. Do a drawing digitally, colouring it with three depths of shades and three depths of lighting.
9. Do a digital drawing in black and white.
10. Draw an imaginary object.
11. Digital. Sketch, lineart, colour. Use an hour or more for every step.
12. Traditional. Sketch, lineart, colour. Use an hour or more for every step.
13. Draw digitally
How To Write a Novel a Month
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So you want to write a novel in a month? Well its not impossible. Many great authors, such as Stephanie Meyer, JRR_Tolkien, Anne Frank, JK Rowling, StephenKing, have done it, and you can too. Its hard at some points and might make you want to give up, but don't. It will be worth it to be able to tell your friends and family "I wrote a novel."
You are all probably familiar with national writers month, right? If not, its a month where thousands of people try write a book within that time limit, but national writers month is not the only month where this can happen.
First off, here are some tips from some famous authors who participated in National Writers Month(taken from the website):
c_Bushnell #NaNoWriMo tip: Use SpiceGirls speak.Instead of "Whaddya want?" say "Tell me what you want,what you really really want" +8 words!
steph_Meyer #NaNoWriMo tip: c_Bushnell: I have one, too!!! Use "oh my god" instead of OMG. +2 words!!!
jrr_Tolkien #NaNoWriMo tip: My favorite word count c