So You DON'T Want to Write a Torture Porn?And here's the most common Writing Tips topic:More Like This
One of the most common questions I ask is "how do I avoid writing a torture porn?" I'm going to assume that you're writing a comedy focused on a lot of slapstick because in the grand scheme of things it's easy to avoid writing a torture porn—don't have anyone get hurt outside of the main conflict, and resolve that conflict by the end. But no, you want to have something like the classic Looney Tunes and want the audience to end up laughing, rather than wondering what exactly went through your head in order to think that that was funny. Keep in mind that whether the audience finds slapstick funny or not largely depends on the animators. The best thing that the writer can do is prevent it from becoming unfunny. This plot type is about as old as animation so it's good to learn from your fore-bearers.
The most important aspect to this story is your foil. To put it bluntly: the foil is the character that we're gonna beat the shit out of. I
Admirable Animation - Food Fight!First of all, check your calendar.More Like This
But in all seriousness, everything I say in this video and in the description is true. It is a serious review. Sometimes it's well worth looking past negative criticism and hatred. You might find something that you really like. I'll talk about this more in something that gives me a little bit more time to do so, and not on this holiday. I guess I don't have an excuse NOT to start doing something like this at the beginning of every April.
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I'm going on vacation to get my head together.
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Spock at Disneyland
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“Gary Seven” (Reporter Without Portfolio)
I just received a call from “Gary Seven.”
DeviantArt has many surprisingly well-connected members and one of them, a top Paramount executive, contacted us two days ago with a rumor so powerful that we wanted to be 100% certain before publishing it. We now know: Di