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Credit and thanks to Caleb Monroe for compiling the original list.
If there are any suggestions or amendments for the list let me know via email.
Origin story!
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Writing Comics by Tony Lee
Breaking In Without Rules by Kurt Busiek
Survival Tips For The Newbie Writer by Gail Simone
Comic Storytelling Tips by Lee Sullivan
So You Want To Be a Writer? by Ron Marz
Finding The Story by Gerard Jones
How To Break Into Comics? An Answer by JT Krul
What A Comics Script Is For by Warren Ellis
Writing for Comic Books and Animated Films by Adam Beechen
Advice on Writing Comics and Breaking in by Brian K. Vaughan
Writing Comics by Mike Baron
Writing Comics Warren Ellis interviewed by Neil Kleid
On Writing For Comics by Kurt Busiek
No Golden Biscuits (Breaking In) by Chuck Dixon
Script Writing by Jeph Loeb and Alan Moore
How 2 Rite Gud by Andy Mangels and Jonathan Clements
Comics Storytelling Tips That Work by John Freeman
How To Survive Writing A Graphic Novel by Grady Klein
Writing For Comics by Anina Bennett
Writing For Comics by Joe Edkin
Writing Comic Books by Barry Lyga
Top 10 Writing Tips For Comic Book Writers by Kris Simon (Image Shadowline)
Creating Your Own Comic 101: Scripting
Rambling About How I Write Comics- Part One, Part Two, Part Three, Part Four, and Part Five
How I Got Here & Advice You Didn't Ask For(Part One) by Ed Brisson
How I Start Writing (and eventually finish a story) by Joshua Dysart
Brutal Tips On Breaking Into Comics by Gail Simone
Breaking Into Comics by Colin O'Mahoney: Part One: Getting Started, Part Two: Pitching Professionally and Part Three: Staying In
Where The Hell Am I? by Jason Aaron
The Proving Grounds by Steven Forbes
Bolts & Nuts by Steven Forbes
Points Of Impact by Yannick Morin
Newsarama Process Pieces
Waid Wednesdays by Mark Waid
Come In Alone by Warren Ellis
What Th-? by Marv Wolfman
The Basement Tapes by Matt Fraction and Joe Casey (a personal favourite of mine)
Dixonverse Articles by Chuck Dixon
Strange Love: Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying About Breaking Into Comic Books by Jeremy Holt
Creating Comics 01: Cullen Bunn on Creating Comics by Cullen Bunn
Establishing Your Core Idea by Jim Zubkavich
The Idea by Steven Grant
So Where Do You Get Your Ideas? by Marv Wolfman
Where Do You Get Your Ideas? by Chuck Dixon
Characters and Characterisation by Steven Grant
Developing Characters,Villains Intro, and Once, Twice, Three Times A Bad Guy by Chuck Dixon
Craft ‘Notecard’ Story Structure Plotting by Ben Towle
It’s Three Acts All The Way Down by Brian Clevinger
The Plot Part 1 and Part 2 by Steven Grant
The Plot (And How To Hide It) and How To Work A Subplot(s) by Chuck Dixon
Writing The Plot- Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 by Marv Wolfman
Plot To Script: This Is How I Do It by Cullen Bunn
The Process by Antony Johnston
Anatomy Of A Comic Book Panel by Brian Clevinger
The Mechanics Of Writing Comic Books— Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3
Scripting The Light Fantastic by Marv Wolfman
The Ten Commandments Of Comic Book Scriptwriting by Chuck Dixon
How To Write A Full Script for a Comic Strip and Plot Style by Dave A. Law
David Lapham's Process Via Comic Book Script Archive
Writing Comic Books Marvel Style by John Rozum
The Page And How To Work It and More On The Page Turn by Chuck Dixon
Paneling, Pacing and Layout in Comics, Part 2 by Rivkah
Comic Book Script Archive
Dark Horse Script Guide PDF and Word
Dark Blue by Warren Ellis
Various Sample Scripts by Dwayne McDuffie
Writing Samples by Anina Bennett
Judge Dredd: Origins Part 1 Script by John Wagner
Phonogram 2.1: Pull Shapes Script
Pitch for Hawaiian Dick by B. Clay Moore
Pitch For Archenemies by MELBOURNE, GUICHET, RUBENSTEIN, HILTBRUNNER & KEPLINGER
Original Proposal for Planetary by Warren Ellis
DV8 Pitch/Proposal by Micah Wright
Pitch Document for Tumor by Josh Fialkov
Pitch Document for Feeding Ground by Lapinskin, Lang and Mangun (I REALLY recommend people take a look at this, it's a beautifully put together document).
Pitch Peek-The Intrepids by Kurtis Wiebe
Inside Out by Ed Brisson
The Proposal: Part One and Part Two by Mark Waid
The Submission Guidelines For Every Comic and Manga Publisher In The Universe
The Original Proposal for Sixth Gun by Cullen Bunn
The Pitch for Luther Strode by Justin Jordan
First Casualty by Jeremy Holt
The Pitch by Warren Ellis
The Pitch and Black As Pitch by Steven Grant
Do, or Do Not; There Is No Try by Larry Young
Getting Your Submission Read by Erik Larsen, Devin Grayson, John Ostrander and Chuck Dixon
Slushpile by Jennifer DeGuzman
What Editors Look For In A Submission by John Freeman
Submissions: The 5 Page Trap by Ty Gorton
Here is the pitch that sold Postcards (Edited by Jason Rodriguez to Random House/Villard
Here Comes The Pitch(Part One), Part Two, Part Three and Part Four by Jim Zubkavich
The Job Of The Comic Book Editor by Mark Waid
How To Talk To An Editor and A Little Convention Etiquette by Chuck Dixon
Pitching At Conventions by John Freeman
What My Job Entails by Kris Simon (Shadowline)
Breaking Into The Big Two by Tom Brevoort and Johanna Draper Carlson
How To Host Your Own Webcomic by D.J Coffman
The Broadcast Of Comics by Warren Ellis
Truly Digital Comics by Mark Waid
Writing For Digital by Mark Waid
Thoughts on Digital Comic Formatting, Pace and Flow by Jeremy Rock
The Process
iFanboy--Make Comics
Decompressed By Kieron Gillen
What I Learned From The Muder Book 3 IndieGoGo Campaign by Ed Brisson
How To Kickstarter by Keith Knight
** NEW 26/11/12** How to: A case study for a first time Kickstarter: Part One and Part Two by Spencer Tomaya.
How To Co-Create Comic Books by Jeff Parker
Comic Book Grammar by Nate Piekos
On Ongoing Superhero Comic Accessibility by Kieron Gillen
Scrivening Comics by Antony Johnston
Everything You Wanted To Know About Comic Book Marketing by Justin Jordan
Making Comics: Why I’ve Failed So Far by Josh Flanagan
Short Comics by Joe Casey and Matt Fraction
Fill-Ins, One Shots, and Inventory Stories by Chuck Dixon
Staying In After Breaking In by Joe Casey and Matt Fraction
Grant Morrison Interview Archive
Getting Things Written by Antony Johnston
Theme and Setting by Steven Grant
DMZ #4 Notes by Brian Wood
Reactive Writing,Staying Connected Vs. Getting Lost, and Endings by Joe Casey and Matt Fraction
Openings And How To Work Them and Stupid Gun Mistakes EVERY Writer Makes by Chuck Dixon
Writing Action Scenes by John Rogers
Modus Operandi by Ryan Ferrier
Just Make It Happen by Joey Esposito
NEW 08/10/12The Working Woes Of a Letterpunk