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Marc Bernardin

Marc Bernardin

Marc Bernardin has been a managing editor of Starlog magazine, a consulting editor for Fangoria magazine and a senior editor for Entertainment Weekly and EW.com. He just wrapped up his first season as a television writer, for Syfy’s Alphas and is currently an editor for The Hollywood Reporter as well as a blogger for sites like GQ.com, io9.com, Vulture.com, and Blastr.com. He’s also a comic book writer, having authored or co-authored Static Shock (DC), X-Men Origins: Nightcrawler, Wolverine (Marvel), The Authority (WildStorm), The Highwaymen (WildStorm), GENIUS (Top Cow), Hero Complex (Kickstart), and Monster Attack Network (AiT/Planetlar). Some of those books are being adapted for the screen, while others are quite content to look quite handsome on a shelf. All of the following are true: He has sat in James T. Kirk’s chair, gotten drunk with Mal Reynolds, and been flipped off by Xena.

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Devourer of Words 051: Giving Thanks (and Answering Questions)

Posted on Nov. 21, 2017

Marc Bernardin takes to the Twitter-verse to thank the readers of his monthly Toucan column and to answer questions about writing.

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Devourer of Words 052: Resolved

Posted on Jan. 16, 2018

Marc Bernardin looks back at his 2017 New Year's Resoulutions to see how he did.

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Devourer of Words 053: Building a Wall

Posted on Feb. 20, 2018

Marc Bernardin offers some sound advice on collaboration with other writers.

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Devourer of Words 054: Sometimes, the Going Gets Rough

Posted on Apr. 17, 2018

Marc Bernardin returns with advice to writers when the going gets rough ...

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Devourer of Words 055: SDCC Dos and Don’ts

Posted on Jun. 19, 2018

Marc Bernardin is back with some timely tips for attending Comic-Con!

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Devourer of Words 056: Revisiting Comic-Con

Posted on Aug. 21, 2018

Marc Bernardin talks about his experiences at Comic-Con 2018 and how this year's convention was different for him.

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Devourer of Words 057: Challenging vs. the Unknown

Posted on Sep. 18, 2018

Marc Bernadin talks about both the challenges and the rewards of writing.

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Devourer of Words 058: Someone Else’s Toys

Posted on Oct. 16, 2018

Marc Bernardin is back with some advice for writers on playing with "someone else's toys."

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Devourer of Words 59: Finding the Voice

Posted on Nov. 20, 2018

Marc Bernardin gives some tips on finding the correct voice as a writer when you're working in comics, TV, and movies on established characters and shows.

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Devourer of Words 060: The Choice

Posted on Jan. 15, 2019

Marc Bernardin starts off the New Year with some advice for writers on how to figure out what's next.

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Devourer of Words 061: Gearing Up

Posted on Apr. 16, 2019

Marc Bernardin returns with solid advice for every writer who plans to pitch their work at conventions this year.

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Devourer of Words 062: On Endings

Posted on May. 21, 2019

Avengers: Endgame, Game of Thrones ... Marc Bernardin talks about endings and how writers should remain true to their story.

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Devourer of Words 063: Days of Comic-Cons Past

Posted on Jun. 18, 2019

Marc Bernadin reminisces about past Comic-Cons he attended.

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Devourer of Words 064: Adding the Last Period

Posted on Aug. 20, 2019

Marc Bernardin wraps it up with a column on how to end the story.