Comic Book Writing

Date: Saturday, May 17th, 2014 Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Speaker: Sean Michael Wilson

Sean Michael Wilson will share the basic steps involved in writing a graphic novel or manga including plot, script, description lines, dialogue, captions, panel and page layout using Seanfs comic book, The 47 Ronin (copies to be loaned for the session; optional purchase). In a collaborative activity section, groups will create a 1 or 2 page comic (in rough sketch style), based on a set theme. We'll end on a discussion/ question and answer section.

RSVP: To reserve a place, email japan (at) by Friday, May 16.

Organization: The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) Japan (SCBWI)

Cost: SCBWI Members: 1,000 yen
Non-members: 1,500 yen

Venue: Tokyo Women's Plaza, Conference Room 1B Sean Michael Wilson 5-53-67 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (by the Children's Castle and United Nations University)

Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan


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