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National Ambassador Gene Luen Yang’s Creativity in Progress Series: Part 11

January 31, 2017

Join National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Gene Luen Yang each month at Book Riot for the Creativity in Progress series, where he takes us inside the process of writing and illustrating comics!

In his latest post, Yang shares his approach to discerning the good ideas from the chaff. He finds that ideas rooted in emotion and that “infatuate” or linger with him are often the most promising.

As I continued making comics, I realized that it’s the embodiment of an idea as words or pictures or both that really counts. That’s the hard part.  That’s the part that’s really you. And that’s the part that actually worth protecting. (Book Riot)

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