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Baron Arthuru Kernaghan: Main Villain in the Wings

The titular Warlord of the Forgotten Age is none other than Baron Arthuru Kernaghan who hasn’t made too many appearances on this blog.  Not as many as you would think in the series too.  Being sealed and trapped, he can’t get … Continue reading

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Heroes Need Villains: 13 Steps to Evil by Sacha Black is Now Available! #writing #bookboost

Your hero is not the most important character in your book. Your villain is. Are you fed up of drowning in two-dimensional villains? Frustrated with creating clichés? And failing to get your reader to root for your villain? In 13 … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Stopping a Rescue Mission

Last September, Nyx wrote a list of tips for mounting a rescue mission.  To give the opposing view on this and in the name of equality, we’re going to make a list of ways to stop the good guys.  This … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Hurt a Hero: Don’t Read If You’re a Hero. Thanks.

Don’t let the picture fool you.  We aren’t talking exclusively about physical pain and torment.  That’s fairly easy and people have their own preferences.  Some villains go for the bones while others focus on the skin.  I went to Evil … Continue reading

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Benefits of Using Darker Perspectives

Let’s just jump right into the list here.  The topic is why writing a few scenes that focus on the villains can help your story.  Again, you don’t see these very often unless the hero or a supporting character is … Continue reading

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The Many Flavors of Villainy

Before I get into using a villain’s perspective, I do want to talk about how there are different types of villains.  Time and time again, I see people arguing over who is the better bad guy when the characters in … Continue reading

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