Graphic novels contain a variety of details that, when reflected upon, aid in the development of visual literacy. Details like sound effects, frame structure, the shape of speech bubbles, and much more all act as critical elements to the telling of the story. Explore the examples and prompts below for ideas on how to keep readers engaged in the unique qualities that make graphic novels great.
Fluency in writing takes practice and aims to create a natural flow that lets you escape into the book. As you practice your own writing, consider these resources showcasing multiple ways to look at fluency and writing style.
When writing our stories, language allows us the flexibility to tell them in our own unique way. Learn how these authors consider words in their writing. Then, get creative and tell your story, your way.