I've been having some offsite discussions with a guy who wants to write for a living. It might not have been his brightest idea to ask us for advice, since PMD:VF's spent 300 pages so far getting nowhere fast, but that's a digression...
Anyway, Night and I have known each other so long we communicate on a semi-psychic level, so it's not normally something we'd need to set out when we're working together. We just do it. Needing to explain clearly and logically to a third party how we do things has got me thinking harder about how we are doing it and why the comic comes together every week in the manner that it does.
Which is great, so thank you dude... and everyone else, you know who to blame for this wall of text.
A Story in Three Parts
The three-act structure is a system that is used for storytelling in pretty much every culture across the world. Well, there are eccentrics out there - the Japanese do some weird stuff with stories that lack appa