Ian Philpot

Some LoveBot Updates—New Drawing AND New Story

I recently shared the creation of LoveBot, a new character of mine. Then I shared a day-in-the-life story of LoveBot, and I’ve received a lot of good responses from that. Better yet, there’s a new version of LoveBot. Presenting LoveBot 0.5: In the...

An Introduction to LoveBot

The following is a short story introduction to LoveBot. [Read how he was created here.] You can change his battery. You can change his motherboard. But you can’t change his heart. LoveBot powers up in a dark hallway. The red heart on his chest slowly lights up...

The Creative Process Behind LoveBot

This is the story of how I went from doing normal things in a normal part of my day to creating a character, a story, and a new writing project. Last Friday, I was alphabetizing a list for work, and I decided to write it out by hand instead of typing it. While I was...