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Here, I will give advice, opinions, news, and helpful links for those who wish to break into the world of fiction writing. This podcast will be mostly about breaking into the science-fiction genre and the comic book industry.However, anyone who seeks clear and uncomplicated advice on how to jumpstart a writing career will need to listen to this show on a regular basis.

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Here, I will give advice, opinions, news, and helpful links for those who wish to break into the world of fiction writing. This podcast will be mostly about breaking into the science-fiction genre and the comic book industry.However, anyone who seeks clear and uncomplicated advice on how to jumpstart a writing career will need to listen to this show on a regular basis.

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Very Insightful

By Artstix - Nov 17 2016
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For anyone who wants to learn about the comic book industry.

Awesome, informative podcast…

By J.Rose Da Poet - Nov 30 2011
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iTunes Ratings

7 Ratings
Average Ratings
4
2
0
0
1

Very Insightful

By Artstix - Nov 17 2016
Read more
For anyone who wants to learn about the comic book industry.

Awesome, informative podcast…

By J.Rose Da Poet - Nov 30 2011
Read more
More Please!!!
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WRITING FOR ROOKIES

Latest release on Dec 15, 2015

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: WRITING FOR ROOKIES Episode 20: The Two Brandons talk Comix, Clone Wars and Zombies...

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Join comic book creators Brandon Easton and Brandon Thomas as they discuss the developments with COMIXOLOGY and indie distribution and their thoughts on STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS, THE WALKING DEAD and ARROW.

Apr 05 2013

56mins

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Rank #2: WRITING FOR ROOKIES Episode 22: The Two Rules of Hollywood & Nobody Reads Scripts Anymore!

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Brandon discusses Ron Marz's article regarding professionals accepting scripts at major conventions and dishes the dirt on the two rules of Hollywood: 1) No one gives a shit about you, 2) Everyone assumes you're a liar. Give it a listen. It could make all the difference in your writing career.

Jun 29 2013

17mins

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Rank #3: WRITING FOR ROOKIES Episode 21: Are Modern Geeks Entitled Whiners? (a.k.a. Critique vs. Cynicism)

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Brandon Easton wonders if geeks in the 21st century have become too spoiled and therefore ungrateful about all the wonderful movies, TV shows and books currently available? Have we lost the ability to enjoy anything?

May 02 2013

43mins

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Rank #4: WRITING FOR ROOKIES EPISODE 14: Interview with Nigel Clarke

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Brandon interviews independent comic book creator Nigel Clarke as they discuss Nigel's series MASTERNEVER AND THE FLOW OF DEATH. Nigel reveals his influences, obstacles, why he made the decision to pursue his writing career and the tough lessons he learned along the way.

Sep 25 2011

35mins

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Rank #5: WRITING FOR ROOKIES #9: BON VOYAGE, NYC... DIGNITY VS. COMFORT?

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Brandon discusses his reasons for moving from NYC to Los Angeles and also explores why people should consider going for their dreams despite the sacrifices.

Sep 14 2008

14mins

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Rank #6: WRITING FOR ROOKIES #7: INTRO TO SCI-FI PROSE WRITING

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In this episode, Brandon discusses the basics of starting a sci-fi short story/novel while also discussing the 5 RULES OF SCIENCE-FICTION WRITING by legendary author Robert Heinlein.

Jun 18 2008

32mins

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Rank #7: WRITING FOR ROOKIES #6: NEW YORK COMIC CON PART 3

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Interview with Steven Valdez -- This episode of WFR is part 3 of the NYCC interview series. Brandon interviews Steven Valdez, director and lead animator for the new multi-media studio ENEMY OF THE INDUSTRY. Steven discusses what rookie animators and new writers need to consider in their careers.

Apr 22 2008

10mins

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Rank #8: WRITING FOR ROOKIES #5: NEW YORK COMIC CON PART 2

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This episode of WFR is part 2 of the NYCC interview series. Brandon interviews Cheryl-Lynn Eaton of the Jackie Ormes Society -- dedicated to increasing awareness of the work of Jackie Ormes as well was current comic book projects by women of color.

Apr 22 2008

13mins

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Rank #9: WRITING FOR ROOKIES #4: NEW YORK COMIC CON PART 1

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This episode of WFR is presented LIVE from the floor of the NYC Comic Con 2008 at the Javitz Center in Manhattan. Brandon interviews RON KING, the creator and publisher of UVC MAGAZINE (www.uvcmag.com) -- the only magazine devoted to the works of Black and Latino comic book professionals.

Apr 22 2008

12mins

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Rank #10: WRITING FOR ROOKIES -- EPISODE 3

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This episode is a change of pace from the tutorials. How does a writer deal with concepts of RACE, CLASS, & GENDER in comics? How deeply can our personal prejudices affect the quality of our work as writers? Here, Brandon attempts to throw some ideas out there for the sake of self-reflection.

Apr 14 2008

29mins

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