Best Articles

Here are some of my most popular articles, separated by topic. Some of them are on other sites, but I’ll let you know which.


Funding A Project? Don’t Get Owned –

Fantasy Writing

Character Design Series (Or, Writing Memorable Characters) –

Creature Design Series –


The Best Photography Advice I Ever Received

Short Stories

Dealey Plaza, 1963

War of the Roaches – Part 1

A Photo of David Brooks

David Brooks is the owner of the small creative studio, Northward Compass, based out of Orlando, Florida. He writes electronic and ambient music as Light The Deep, and fantasy stories about a place called Elerien.

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