A Q&A of sorts

For this post I wanted to answer and talk about a couple of questions that people have asked me about writing/making visual novels. There’s a lot of things I’ve only learned in hindsight and while my methods and opinions might not be for everyone, hopefully you can take something away from them! (more…)

The All-Important Outline

Hey, Camille/Lore here! Since releasing Taarradhin, Auro and I have both been back to work on BCM. Unfortunately there’s not a lot that we can show off from it at this point, but in the meantime we wanted to keep updating this blog.

A question I often get is how I organize my writing for visual novels, so I wanted to address that in a post. Since I’ve started, I’ve gone through a bunch of different methods:

  • Machina Jewel -> writing copious notes by hand
  • BCM -> Scrivener, then Evernote notes, then Evernote outlines
  • The Elevator -> Evernote notes
  • Ristorante Amore -> flowchart
  • Nachtigal -> Evernote outline
  • Taarradhin -> Evernote outline

As you can see, I’ve sort of settled on an outline format. Even so, however, the way I’ve done outlines has changed a lot. (more…)

A productive summer

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Hey there! Once again, it’s been a while since our last post, but I’ve got a rather long post tonight to make up for that. :D (more…)