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A Day in the Life...

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Here's a step by step set of images from yet another work in progress,  detailing how I sometimes tell a story. Just click to enlarge.





It's going to be a four-page introductory chapter for a long gestating project called SHALOM.
I'll post it here soon, when the last page is done.
Best, Lance Tooks

And now for something completely different...

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The Madrid Writers Club is one of the perks of living in crazy-ass Spain. Meeting every Tuesday, you get to share stories and beer with talented folks while practicing your craft. You share information about the market, offer tips and encouragement and, often do a bit of free-writing based on verbal (and in this case, visual) cues. I provided the drawings here, and each writer took a 10-minute shot at crafting a tale to complement the image. For example...

Andrew Leon Hudson 1 The kids dress up in the clothes they find and pretend the house is theirs, that they are married too. He imagines the tracksuit fits, that he is tall and lean and long-armed, strong-legged. He does some job that needs tools, like building a new bridge across the river that separates their neighbourhood from this one, where the rooms wide and the ceilings are high and babies have toys that are new and sleep in their own beds, not their brother’s. She wears the summer dress like a ball-gown, its hem hiding her ol…