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Doug TenNapel

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Doug TenNapel is the Eisner Award winning writer/artist of over sixteen graphic novels. He is published by Image Comics and Scholastic/Graphics.

He's been married for 27 years to the love of his life and has four book-loving kids.

Doug's favorite authors include G.K. Chesterton, C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien. He reads mostly philosophy but tends to get his fiction from audio-books.

His performs live art demonstrations on his Facebook page, and has animated using pixel art for clients like BlueSky software and Electronic Arts. He also regularly posts on his Youtube channel.

Doug tries to write and draw something every day as a discipline that also happens to be a career.

He currently lives in Franklin, Tennessee.
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Doug TenNapel While I have many more Nnewts books outlines, I have no real plans to do your Nnewts books. That trilogy story is all wrapped up! Do check out my next…moreWhile I have many more Nnewts books outlines, I have no real plans to do your Nnewts books. That trilogy story is all wrapped up! Do check out my next big graphic novel called Bigfoot Bill that is only available at Indiegogo!

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Doug TenNapel Thanks, Aaron. Usually I have a number of ideas to choose from. These are loose stories that would seem fun to dig into. Then I consider what my audie…moreThanks, Aaron. Usually I have a number of ideas to choose from. These are loose stories that would seem fun to dig into. Then I consider what my audience might be in the mood for. Who wants to tell a story to an audience that may not want to hear it? It's like standing up during a funeral and telling a knock knock joke. Some stories will always seem more timely than others.

As for selling books, that part is a mystery. Some of my favorite stories don't get much attention and I never feel like I shouldn't have told those stories. I won't work on a story I'm not excited about, but there is at least some level of excitement in telling ANY story! It's just fun.(less)
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“I know a lot of things about you, Garth...And I'm rooting for you anyways.”
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“All people are natural story-tellers. We tell a story every time we tell someone what we did that day or share an opinion of our favorite movie. If you want to be a story-teller, good job, you already are one!”
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“I'm kind of worried. What are we supposed to do here in the middle of nowhere? Same as we always do for the kids... pretend like we know what we're doing.”
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“I don’t argue that new remakes can’t hold their own as a great gaming experience, but can they make you feel charmed like you did when you first played the original?”
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“But once an original book has been written-and no more than one or two appear in a century-men of letters imitate it, in other words, they copy it so that hundreds of thousands of books are published on exactly the same theme, with slightly different titles and modified phraseology. This should be able to be achieved by apes, who are essentially imitators, provided, of course, that they are able to make use of language.”
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