How to Write Out a Manga in 3 Easy Steps
By NisarenI was really overwhelmed when I first tried to tackle writing it and I found a really simpleway to get started with the script at least. Having a simple process can really help if you don'tknow where to start. There are basically three steps. I'll post examples using the script I'vebeen developing.1. Write a
1-2 Paragraph Synopsis
of your story.
Paden is the young Warden of an old dragon. When a dragon dies it issaid that its Warden must sacrifice himself so that another dragon will replace it.Paden’s dragon becomes ill and Erin, his love interest, becomes depressed because she knows he will leave forever soon. The dragon dies and gives Padenhis kuroiflamme which he takes and runs off with. After a long journey Padenfinally collapses. A blinding flash occurs and a mountain forms with a newdragon uncurling its wings at the top of the mountain.Erin has been inconsolable for the past couple of weeks since Paden left. Shelooks up out over the horizon and sees a dragon coming back. She runs to thebay to greet it and sees a scar on the dragon’s face that had been in the sameposition on the Paden’s face. She smiles as she looks up at him with tears in her eyes.
- Here you figure out how many pages you need to tell eachpart of the story. This helps with pacing the story. My story is 31 pages longincluding a title page.
Paden is taking care of the dragon. Erin enters and brings him a tray of food and he smiles at her, they share lunch together
Paden’s dragon acted belligerently while Erin was there, Paden defends her and ends up with a gash down the left side of his face.
Erin feels horrible that he was injured because of her. She sits by his bed,Paden has the left side of his face bandaged. Paden calms her and they embrace.
Paden enters his dragon’s chambers to find it sick. He calls out for help and soon there are lots of people working to figure out what is wrong. Erin looks onfrom afar distressed.
The dragon dies and gives Paden his kuroiflamme (black flame) and heleaves the Pillar with one last look back at Erin
Paden runs far to the south through varying terrain in search of thedragon. Erin grieves while looking out of a window facing south.
Paden is unable to find any sign of dragons and continues searching. Erinsits now in front of the window and turns down food that is offered.
Paden finally reaches his limit and lays down, says his apologies to Erinwhom he sees in his thoughts.
Paden’s body is consumed by the black fire and a large flash occurs.
The ground shakes and a pillar of black fire rises to the sky. A new