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Month: June 2016 (page 2 of 3)

Making a Visual Novel – Week 2 Update

I am making a visual novel and writing about!
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Making a Visual Novel – Production Schedule
Making a Visual Novel – The Story

This is the last week I will have to work on Turnabout Inheritance for a while.

I will be going away to Mission Camp for the next two weeks, so I wanted to finish the first draft of the story before then.

And if I want to get that done, I’m going to have to get working, because I am no where near ready.

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Saving Wishes

Pageflex Persona [document: PRS0000040_00007]Charlotte, better known as Charli, wants nothing more than to leave the small town of Pipers Cove in Australia and explore the world. She was raised by her brother, Alex, who is much older than her, 34 to her 17 years of age. ¬†She is known as a troublemaker, and has something in her past that causes her to have a bad reputation. She and her best friend Nicole have been planning for years to leave once they graduate high school. But when Charli meets Adam, a French American who is visiting his cousin, Charli’s dreaded French teacher Gabriella, she thinks her plans just might change. Continue reading

Creative Projects Frighten Me

I love starting new creative projects. My success rate is good but it’s not 100%, which can get very frustrating. But the reason for that isn’t because I lose motivation. Most of the time, it’s because I’m scared.

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Making a Visual Novel – The Story

I am making a visual novel and writing about!
Read other posts in this series:

Making a Visual Novel – Production Schedule

Making a Visual Novel – Week 2 Update

When you’re creating a visual novel, most of the work has to go into the story. Most visual novels don’t really have a lot of gameplay, but they’re really heavy on the story. Some visual novels have incredibly huge word counts – Clannad, I’m looking at you!

So when it was time to start working on this game, I knew that I had to tell an interesting story.

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June 2016 Goals

When I woke up this morning, it took me a few moments to realize it was June 1. Already.

So I wanted to take some time to think about the different things that I want to complete this month.

But even as I said that, I realize that I will be gone for two weeks this month, to Mission Camp. But I can still do things during those two weeks, so I’m not discounting this month from productivity.

Here are a few things I’d like to complete this month. On July 1, we’ll look back on the month and see how far I came.

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