Writing Advice From The Writers Of “Adventure Time”

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by Krutika Mallikarjuna

Pendleton Ward, Kent Osborne, and Rebecca Sugar had some great insights to share at the Times Talks panel during NYCC:

1. On how to create incredibly weird, interesting, yet relatable characters:

Pendleton Ward (at the Adventure Time panel): Fan-fic your friends.

2. Sometimes it’s best to let the relationships and backstory grow organically.

PW: We’re playing D&D [Dungeons and Dragons] — we’re role-playing the characters as we’re writing them.

3. Use tears minimally, especially when writing children.

PW: When you’re an adult, you like to punish them [characters].

4. Because they’ll turn into huge sissies that nag all the time, like the worst Ninja Turtle.

PW: Leonardo sucks.

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