This course is for: Beginners who are interested in writing short comic book or graphic novel scripts like the pros.
This course is taught by San Diego Comic-Con Eisner Award winning writer, Dr. Sheena C. Howard (Freelance writer for DC Comics, Lion Forge and more).
This course covers:
- How to write an 8 - 10 page comic book or graphic script
- How to format your script like the pros
- How to write an effective outline that makes short comic book/ graphic novel scripting easier
- Working with artists etiquette
- Developing your story idea using the 3 Act Structure and "in media res"
This course comes with PDF's of scripts, outlines and page breakdowns that have been used in professional comic book publishing. The course is designed to provided information in a clear, concise format as to not overwhelm the beginner comic book/ graphic novel scriptwriter. The course takes you from story idea to story outline, to a full comic book or graphic novel script.
After completing this short course you will feel confident in writing a short comic book or graphic novel script in a standard professional format.
About the Instructor
Dr. Sheena C. Howard is an award-winning author, filmmaker, and scholar. In 2014, Sheena became the first Black woman to win an Eisner Award for her first book, Black Comics: Politics of Race and Representation. She is also the author of several critically acclaimed books and comics books on a range of topics. Sheena is a writer and image activist, with a passion for telling stories, through various mediums, that encourage audiences to consider narratives that are different than their own.