exhibit 72936 of why the marvel vs dc argument is stupid: both let rob liefield draw actual comics for them that actual real life people bought
there are no winners here
The latest generator, the random demon maker! Complete with horns, wings, and (mostly) unappealing personality traits, you can make your own demon in varying degrees of non-human-ness.
(Fun fact you can technically get my headcanon for demon!Dean on Supernatural [but that’s probably like a one in a million chance])
It’s been a while since I made a generator, so here’s a companion to the Demon Generator. You can get some pretty unconventional angels from some of these combinations. If you do make a character with this, tag ‘characterdesigninspiration’ so I can see them!
To Play: click and drag each gif or take a screenshot of the whole thing.
One of the best parts of an awesome character is watching them grow and change over the course of the novel. Even if you’re planning a multi-book series and they don’t complete their arc in book 1, they still should be making progress.
Basically, a character arc shows…
To better understand passive voice, we should compare it to active voice and see how the two differ.
In active voice, the subject performs the action expressed in the verb:
- John (the subject) ate nine doughnuts this morning.
- I (the subject) finished the 25-page essay last night.
- The Doctor (the subject) greeted me.
In passive voice, the recipient or target of the action gets promoted to the subject position.
We can recognize passive-voice expressions because the verb phrase will often (but not always) include a form of “be,” such as am, is, was, were, are, or been. Another way to recognize passive-voice sentences is that they may include a “by (someone or something)" phrase after the verb:
- Nine doughnuts were eaten by John this morning.
- The 25-page essay was finished by me last night.
- I was greeted by the Doctor.
Let’s look at an example in which passive voice is clearly not inferior to active voice. In the active-voice sentence “I love you,” the focus is on me (I), not on you. To some people, this sentence can sound narcissistic.
But if we turn it into the pass-voice sentence “You are loved by me,” the focus is on you (the person I love), not me. To some people, this can be more romantic than the active-voice sentence.
Therefore, the passive voice can sometimes be an effective stylistic device (in small doses).
All of you are loved by Finn the Human (passive), and Finn the Human loves all of you (active).
everybody should have this on their blog
Write Real People
click and drag game
- ONE RULE: DON’T CLICK AND DRAG UNTIL YOU FIND SOMETHING YOU LIKE!
- if you want me to add anything just write me. i’ll add that and update the post!
I love all the click and drag games on Tumblr and after I read an article about diversity in YA books, I wanted to make a click and drag “game” myself. (i think this was the article, but i’m not sure, sorry)
as i like to call it
“narrowing down the list of people who are invited to a wicked awesome party with a bouncy castle and water slide and ice cream”
Jon Stewart discusses the child pornography ban in Japan.