Writers should create villains who give the hero a true challenge, but often villains fall flat.
5 Rules (Suggestions) for Writing Badass Villains
if you want to write a story readers will remember, you're going to need a badass. No, not a badass hero, that's a given. You need a badass VILLAIN!
Writing: Character “It” Factor (Part 1)
Appearance vs. Persona (OR) "How to Write Interesting Blue Aliens" Hello Friends, Fiction writing is a process of not only creating stories, characters, dialogue and settings. It is also a craft of continuous learning and development. As writers, we do not reside on an isolated plane of writerly existence, where, once we finally publish a... Continue Reading →
Does Your Story Have The ‘IT’ Factor?
Two undeniable facts about story: 1) Readers love a good story, whether it is a short story, novella, stand-alone novel, or a multi-book series. We want to dive into stories that take us to exciting places and time periods we have never experienced, such as: Space, the wild west, ancient Greece, Rome, Alaska. We want... Continue Reading →