1. Mocheo Timo

    Mocheo Timo Senior Member

    Apr 25, 2015
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    World of Bob

    Cartoonish story

    Discussion in 'Plot Development' started by Mocheo Timo, May 22, 2015.

    I am considering writing a cartoon-like story.
    For now my idea is only inchoate.
    But I would like your opinion on: to what extent is it possible to make a story look like a cartoon?
    I am talking about Cartoon Network material,
    and my initial inspiration is Adventure Time
    (I know how childish and stupid it sounds, but bear with me for a moment).
    Obviously the story would target children.
    The plot development would follow nonsensical lines.
    The story would have deep themes, like many cartoons surprisingly have.
    The characters would be described just like I would draw them
    (I am considering to add pictures to the story).
    I still need to decide on a whole lot of details,
    but the idea sounds promising to me, so I still haven't discarded it yet.
  2. odolmen

    odolmen Member

    Aug 24, 2012
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    Until you start writing it, there's no telling whether it'll work or not ;)
  3. Link the Writer

    Link the Writer Flipping Out For A Good Story. Contributor

    Sep 24, 2009
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    Sure, go for it. :D Let your crazy imagination run wild.
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  4. smhlolroflbrb

    smhlolroflbrb Unauthorized Reentry

    May 25, 2015
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    Just a suggestion for you to consider, but when you're writing you can minimize showing (writing definition) the reader anything visually or aurally and instead tell them. Showing in addition to telling the other senses would be fair game, but for the sake of ingesting the story in a way that feels like a cartoon, you could refrain from showing the reader about most sights and sounds (since the television is technically telling your ears and eyes). This idea might sound blasphemous to some, but hey, if it enriches the way your reader experiences it by relating it something they like, then my idea might not sound so destructive after all. =]
    Last edited: May 25, 2015

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