Comics and Graphic Novels
How To Tell a Meaningful Story Without Using Words
They say a picture’s worth 1,000 words—how about a book full of them? Author and illustrator Sophie Burrows shares how to tell silent stories.
How to Write About Grief for Children (and Adults) in Fiction
Losing someone we love for the first time is something we don't forget, and art can make it easier to confront our loss. Here, authors Don Handfield and Joshua Malkin share how to write about grief for children (and adults) in fiction.
Stephan Pastis: On the Importance of Humor in Middle Grade Fiction
New York Times bestselling Stephan Pastis discuss the process of creating his very first graphic novel for middle grade readers, Trubble Town: Squirrel Do Bad.
Reddit for Writers: 47 Writing Subreddits to Explore
This supplement to the 2019 edition of our 101 Best Websites provides a guide to writing subreddits—destinations across Reddit where writers can find useful information, community, and resources.
Stan Lee's 1947 Guide to Writing and Selling Comics
In 1947, when comics legend Stan Lee was in his mid-20s and was just rising to notoriety, he contributed an article to Writer's Digest called "There's Money in Comics!" Read the article here.
Writing and Publishing Graphic Novels from Start to Finish
Comics and graphic novels have seen impressive growth over the past three years, which means this category is ripe for experimentation by new authors.