Tag Archives: evil

Lacarsis the City of Evil: The Myths

Most of the action in Quest of the Brokenhearted takes place in the city of Lacarsis, which has been a slight mystery in the Windemere books.  It’s been mentioned a handful of times in other books, but only as a place … Continue reading

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What Makes a Good Villain?

So, I’ve been thinking a lot about villains and what makes one popular while others are laughed at.  The answer I came up with is that it really depends on the individual since most villains have fans.  Sure, we live … Continue reading

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David’s Demon Design Department Store

Welcome and try not to breathe in too much of the sulfur.  We’re in the middle of a clearance sale, so the summonings are coming fast and a little sloppy.  Oh, step around that puddle, which I assure you was … Continue reading

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A Hint of Good in the Bad

A major point of Path of the Traitors is that some of the villains in Legends of Windemere are not entirely evil.  They have a chance at redemption and even some positive qualities.  While not every villain is in this story, I’m … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Writing Villain Friendships

Let’s be honest.  Bad guys can have friends too.  You don’t see it very often though.  We like to believe that villains are incapable of having a positive relationship.  They always have to backstab, betray, and connive against those that … 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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Returning to the Light

As the path progresses The night falls upon the heroes Inky darkness Consuming all it touches Devouring stars To block the light entire Pain and suffering Doled out upon the good Evil gaining ground To the point where stories twist … Continue reading

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