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Fate of the Self-Righteous

Much of the self-righteous character depends on the landing.  You can have them be a jerk for the entire story and then redeem them with a good ending.  I don’t mean good as in happy, but a well-written one.  There … Continue reading

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Revisiting Legends: Fizzle the Lovable Drite #fantasy #adventure

Fizzle is probably the most popular character of Legends of Windemere.  He isn’t a champion, but he might as well be in the eyes of some readers.  It reached a point where I was getting requests for a Fizzle book.  This … Continue reading

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The Self-Righteous Character: Earning All the Eye-Rolling!

This is going to be another post that depends heavily on personal limits, standards, and perceptions.  A person may be self-righteous to one group while totally acceptable by another.  So, I’m going to try to avoid specifics here.  It’ll be … Continue reading

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Bad Girl vs Bad Boy

(I feel like I’ve beaten a dead horse with this topic, but I’m seeing it through to the end.) Living on the outskirts Both rebels Attractive in their distance From society And norms Tempting in their danger Yet, different In … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Writing Bad Girls: This May Get Awkward

Writing a Bad Girl is easy if you’re going for the stereotype, but more difficult if you’re going to try to go out of the mold.  We’ll see what we can come up with here.  It might be a bunch … Continue reading

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Revisiting Legends: Dariana the Tormented Immortal #fantasy #adventure

The last of the champions from Legends of Windemere is one of the more complicated ones.  Dariana comes from a different place than the others because of her immortality, which isn’t as great as one would think.  I’ll get into that … Continue reading

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The Bad Girl: Is It a Worthwhile Character Type?

Way back in the first week of July, I touched on the topic of Bad Boys.  I was asked by a few people about Bad Girls.  It was noted that they tend to be called Femme Fatales, but that had … Continue reading

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