How to Create a Fictional City!

While researching information for a story I thought to myself, why not make a guide to city building.  There are tons of sites and guides on the web and in the book stores that I drew inspiration from. A city is a large human settlement that generally have complex systems for sanitation, utilities, land usage, housing, and transportation. Basic Information: Does the city have a nickname? Flag, seal, and coat of arms? What country, region, sub-region is the city located? What date was the city established? What is the city’s…

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How to Write a Video Game Review!

Now while developing my craft as a video game reviewer I decided to take what I’ve learned and share with anyone else who have/will want to review video games. One of the first things I like to do when prepping myself for a video game review is to take the time out to get as much experience with the game as possible.  This basically means, play the game.  Not only the main campaign but any of the other content. Also, while playing the game, I like to take down notes.  Focus…

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How to Write a Manga Review!

Now while developing my craft as a manga reviewer I decided to take what I’ve learned and share with anyone else who have/will want to review manga. How many of us pick up manga and just get so inspired to write/talk about it. But to be fair, I was just sitting at home, browsing through my book collection and realized that I had a collection of manga.  So I decided to start reviewing them.  Honestly, brutal honesty is the only way I give my reviews and I highly recommend that others…

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How to Write a Comic Book Review!

Now while developing my craft as a comic book reviewer I decided to take what I’ve learned and share with anyone else who have/will want to review comic books. Comics are definitely one of the hallmarks of the Western world and definitely have a major impact on society. Possibilities include graphic novels, complete miniseries, single-issue stories, and complete story arcs within a continuing series. Honestly, brutal honesty is the only way I give my reviews and I highly recommend that others do the same.  It definitely makes reviews a lot more personal…

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How to Write a TV Show Review!

Now while developing my craft as a television show reviewer I decided to take what I’ve learned and share with anyone else who have/will want to review television shows. One thing about reviewing television shows is that there are more than one way to review them.  First, there are episodic recaps where episodes are reviewed individually.  Second, there are the seasonal reviews.  Lastly there are reviews of the overall series (which this post is focused on). Honestly, brutal honesty is the only way I give my reviews and I highly…

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How to Write an Anime Review!

Now while developing my craft as an anime reviewer I decided to take what I’ve learned and share with anyone else who have/will want to review anime. Anime are awesome and I love talking about them, plain and simple.  Honestly, brutal honesty is the only way I give my reviews and I highly recommend that others do the same.  It definitely makes reviews a lot more personal while keeping it interesting. Note: this is a guide and does state sections of anime that probably should be considered when reviewing it. Introduction I…

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How to Write a Movie Review!

Now while developing my craft as a movie reviewer I decided to take what I’ve learned and share with anyone else who have/will want to review movies.  I am definitely a critic of films. Honestly, brutal honesty is the only way I give my reviews and I highly recommend that others do the same.  It definitely makes reviews a lot more personal while keeping it interesting. Note: this is a guide and does state sections of movies that probably should be considered when reviewing it. Introduction Usually this is where we get…

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How to Write a Book Review!

Now while developing my craft as a book reviewer I decided to take what I’ve learned and share with anyone else who have/will want to review books. Book reviews evaluate written works, offering brief description of the key points and will focus on the strengths and weaknesses of the work.  Before writing the review, begin taking notes about the points you want to get across.  For a more in depth and focused review, it is cool to re-read the book a second time just in case certain things were missed…

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