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Using comic art to improve speaking, reading and writing

Author: Stephen Bowkett; Tony Hitchman
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st]View all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Bowkett; Tony Hitchman
ISBN: 9780415675505 0415675502 9780415675512 0415675510 9780203809440 0203809440
OCLC Number: 703208374
Description: 185 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction : comic art as a visual organiser for planning writing --
Strong openings --
Opening lines --
What do you want the reader to see? --
Details add to the tension --
Jump into the action --
Small, important details --
Drawing as visual shorthand --
Scripting --
Strong endings --
Creating quick characters --
Don't take that tone with me! --
Heroes and villains --
Controlling pace --
Build up the drama --
Anticipation --
Genre --
Using Kapow! techniques for art appreciation --
Kapow! techniques and non-fiction writing --
A note on rough layouts --
Afterword : the learning value of comics.
Responsibility: Steve Bowkett and Tony Hitchman.

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