How to write the perfect villain
Writing

How to write the perfect villain?

A villain done right tends to be even more memorable than the protagonist. This is evident from characters such as Ramsey Bolton, Lord Voldemort, and Hannibal Lecter that are quite scary even today. Readers are as drawn to villains and heroes and it is safe to say that writing a villain means you need to […]

Writing

10 steps to naming your character perfectly

If you don’t think about it, naming your character will not even strike you as a problem. You’ll get on with the writing, the way you do and sooner or later you’ll be done. But if you do, then you’re in trouble. The minute you start thinking about it you realize how very important the […]