This weekend will mark the first annual Black Girl Geek Out! convention at the Stonecrest Library. Hosted by TaLynn Kel and Kecia Stovall, this event is centered on black women. Event Information Details Too often when thinking of geeks, people don’t think of Black women. Yet Black women have been part of geek culture in… Continue reading Black Girl Geek Out! Convention
Paying for those Dirty Deeds *Be warned, there’s some harsh language and made up offensive words in this post.* We have gone over all of the elements of romance and you should be happy with using your newfound skill in picking them out of your favorite stories. You should also be able to put together… Continue reading An Extra Element?
VuDu Legends Volume 1 has a completed print run! It was a real task cleaning everything up, but super fun all the same. Now that I have an example to play with, I think it’s a good time to break down the elements of romance covered in this premier comic. So, let’s get into the… Continue reading Society Defined in VuDu Legends
I follow lots of blogs and most of them are all about the art of writing. Well, most of them exhibit great writing styles, so maybe more than half help me in my studies. One of my favorite things to do is participate in writing challenges. The only problem was, I wouldn’t share them. Well,… Continue reading Writing Challenge Fun!
We’ve discussed the most overarching element in the society defined and now we can go into our heroine’s and hero’s meeting within that society. This is the moment our heroine and hero meet for the first time. Let me clarify, it doesn’t necessarily have to be their first meeting in life. It’s possible that they’re meeting after… Continue reading The Meeting in VuDu Legends
I do hope you had a fun time going over romance stories in any medium and noting where the elements of romance showed up. You better had! Well anyway, ready for some more fun stuff to be added to your blessing/curse file? If not, go read some more romances. Time for some more planning! I… Continue reading Plotting the Romance
I’m now the proud momma of a full-fledged comic book! I couldn’t be more ecstatic! The Kickstarter campaign didn’t get funded, even with a #make100 option available. But, that doesn’t matter, I got an opportunity to get a super small print run funded and jumped on it. My initial thoughts on getting the pages updated… Continue reading Comic Book Print Layout
Romance can span over many genres and have any tone or style. The time and/or place won’t hinder the writer’s ability to create a romance, but it seems the medium can limit its scope. How can you portray a relationship in a comic or graphic novel while still adhering to what a comic is?
Why this Romance Graphic Novel thing? You should know by now that I believe romance is a big deal. I base this on the fact that it shows up in just about every medium of entertainment there is. But, that might just be because I crave it in all forms of entertainment. So, to prove… Continue reading Getting the Stats to Fill the Need
Welcome to Final Beat Comics! Long time no see! So sorry about the long absence. The site is currently under construction so please bear with me for a bit. It was hacked some time ago and phishing was super bad. Every option I took to get it back up wound up not being successful. So,… Continue reading Hello world!