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[–]JasonCarswell[S] 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (3 children)

Truther is a dumb name, it's going to turn people off.

I agree, in part.

I'm also intending to make fun of everything, including truthers. If I can get people to laugh at it all, then I can also embed a bunch of uncomfortable truths that most people won't or don't usually think about. One of the goals is to subvert common tropes and misconceptions.

If more people also raise objections to the working title then we can do a survey for better names. Without any suggestions offered to consider it won't be changed.

Seek out material that teaches you how to write with brevity. You are way too long, have far too many links, and nobody can read all of this. Publish in small bites.

Excellent points.

These "Content Overview" posts are like my letter of intent or business plan, so I was aiming for clarity not brevity. I'm not really expecting anyone to read all of these over today but expect they will prove useful in the future. I've still got a bit more foundation to lay before I even get to the stories.

Not everything will be this long. Some of the screenplay sections will be longer. I'd considered releasing the screenplay in half-act sections but always favoured publishing on a scene by scene basis.

All Trutherism 101 scripts must be as short and tight as possible to conserve on animation and keep the comedy punchy.

[–]Chipit 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun -  (2 children)

Dude, nobody is going to listen to anything labeled "truther". You know nothing about branding or effective communication and you're going to do a lot of work for nothing.

[–]JasonCarswell[S] 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (1 child)

Maybe. Maybe not.

If it starts off as mockery and ridicule, folks may get drawn in.

I have decades of experience animating, mostly on commercials, and when not doing that I've done a lot of design work. I created the SaidIt logo. I know some things about branding.

Maybe I am doing a lot of work for nothing. Maybe I'm going to set an example, good, bad, or both, for others to learn from or build on.

So far you've said "truther" is stupid 3 times and failed to offer any good alternatives. Meanwhile, the title is actually "Trutherism 101".

[–]Chipit 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

Look man, I don't know any other names. Truther or trutherism, people are going to take one look at it and drop it. It sounds like 9/11 truthers.