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Writing for Rookies #27: The Perils of Waiting for Permission

This episode discusses the foolhardy attitude some writers possess in regards to waiting for approval or permission to create their material. Brandon gives hard advice about being a self-starter.

Posted 12/15/2015 06:31 PM

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

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?

Posted 05/02/2013 06:32 PM

WRITING FOR ROOKIES Episode 16: Crossover with THE TWO BRANDONS!

This episode is a crossover with the new podcast show THE TWO BRANDONS starring writers Brandon Thomas (Miranda Mercury, Voltron: Year One, Voltron) and Brandon Easton (WBs new Thundercats TV series, Shadowlaw, Transformers: Rescue Bots). They discuss how to fix the issues of diversity in comics.

Posted 03/08/2013 12:18 PM

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

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.

Posted 04/22/2008 10:37 AM

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

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.

Posted 04/22/2008 09:30 AM

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

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.

Posted 04/22/2008 08:52 AM

WRITING FOR ROOKIES -- EPISODE 3

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.

Posted 04/14/2008 02:11 PM