Big Nate by Lincoln Peirce

Big Nate

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  1. Coolio Say What

    Coolio Say What said, over 1 year ago

    I’m kinda have writers block and need help coming up with story ideas. Can someone help me?
    I already have the characters and could describe them. I’ll put a few of the main characters up.

    Kaila Brink- Age 11, 12, or 13. I’m not sure about her age since she would look the same at all ages. If shes eleven then she’d be more innocent but if she was 13 she could have a larger viewpoint of the world. I’m sorta stuck here also since she is the Most main character! She has a spunky attitude, but shies away from most people. She is tiny(4’5) But has a lot of energy. She is very protective of her friends and family.

    Canan Brink- Age : 2 years younger than Kaila. Her character would change with age too. If she is older she would be more obnoxious and bratty but if she was little she could be mean-spirited but naive, She is the younger sister who loves to snoop around and get into her sister’s business.

    Ali Ondera- Same age as Kaila; She is the nice friend who does barely anything wrong. Shae is very forgetful and clumsy. She is pretty well grounded, but can have her drama moments. She is one of the two people Kaila trusts.

    These are just 3 characters. There are a lot more. I just need a story to put them in. PLEASE HELP!!!!!!

  2. Coolio Say What

    Coolio Say What said, over 1 year ago

    Gramps, my man!

  3. cookies333

    cookies333 said, over 1 year ago

    @Coolio Say What

    Sorry this isn’t much help, but how about putting in some boys? : )

  4. cookies333

    cookies333 said, over 1 year ago

    Maybe Nate will finally get a dog!

  5. cookies333

    cookies333 said, over 1 year ago

    @Coolio Say What

    I saw your comment about yourself on yesterdays strip. Be nice to yourself! You seem like a really great person! : )

  6. carl craig

    carl craig said, over 1 year ago

    @Coolio Say What

    you know your characters best so you probably know what situations would challenge them or what . to combat writers block I find walking my dog along the beach really helps . but in more direct response to your question have them doing what happening in your life at the moment maybe Christmas or school exams or camping or something more extreme don’t be afraid to exaggerate it . but drawing on life is easiest because its what you know

  7. carl craig

    carl craig said, over 1 year ago

    i hope everyone had a great christmas i know id id . and nate may be now as well

  8. Coolio Say What

    Coolio Say What said, over 1 year ago

    @cookies333

    There are boys in the story
    Ross Casell: Same age as Kaila:; curses and teases Kaila until she snaps. Kaila’s crush

    Demetre ? (didn’t think of a last name) A 16 kid who lurks around the Junior high and elementary school. Pervish.

    Miles Blake age;Same age as Canan. He outbursts out of classrooms and throws desks. Has gotten expelled by 7 schools. Beats kids up with Canan[including Kaila :( ].

    And many other characters. These are just some. Please help me wit h the age of my characters!

  9. Coolio Say What

    Coolio Say What said, over 1 year ago

    @Coolio Say What

    Poor Kaila! She gets beat up by kids 2 years younger than her! This is because she is so small, even smaller than Nate.

  10. Suzanne

    Suzanne GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    No colour? And Gramps says it so matter of factly, too. Let him have a dog. Looking after pets is a sacrifice parents make for their children. Pets give so much and ask for so little. Besides, they can be excellent entertainment. Like rapping on the wall and asking the dog “Who’s there?” Or a gob of peanut butter on the roof on its mouth.

  11. Blackwolff9

    Blackwolff9 GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @Coolio Say What

    Well,I’m no writer,but how about: a fantasy-adventure story about a bunch of outcast kids whose seemingly negative traits get used for positive means,which help them learn their worth and to learn to function positively in the Real World? Hopefully,that’ll help.

  12. FUNG1

    FUNG1 said, over 1 year ago

    1st, 2nd and 3rd; and nothing of import in any one of them.
    A statement of no import
    A meandering plea AND
    An echo of the strip!

  13. orbenjawell

    orbenjawell said, over 1 year ago

    Maybe the “colors-the-strip-crew” took off for Christmas day: thus 2-day’s “bleached-out” strip! Orrrrrrrrrrrrr…….lightning is striking twice!! Today’s not in color, AND Marty’s dad is weighing in, finally, on the dog-for-Christmas issue!!

  14. vwdualnomand

    vwdualnomand said, over 1 year ago

    what is wrong with a boy and his dog?

  15. bignate

    bignate GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Must be some sort of glitch on the website today, but the traditionalist in me loves seeing the strip in glorious black and white!

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