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Dopplerender: A turbo boost for Blender animation rendering

  The problem If you’ve ever tried to make a hand-drawn animation, you’ll appreciate how much faster computer-generated animation really is. But for all its whiz-bangery, there’s one thing that…

The Prince of Ravens, by Hal Emerson (40:00)

Today we see that once an author has earned your trust, your patience is usually rewarded.

30 Seconds to More Creative Plots

Click image to view. Jefferson presents a quick writing exercise (actually, it’s a reading exercise) that you can do in 30 seconds to improve the originality and unpredictability of your…

Turns out you can always go darker…

Just when I think the Gnomileshi have shown me all the gruesome there is to be seen, I turn another corner and have to recalibrate my expectations.

Play Your Way To Better Stories

Click image to view. When writer’s block strikes, the instinct is to hunker down and work the problem, but that’s the path to boring solutions. Find better story ideas, and…