So now my exams are all over and I have a big ol' summer in front of me, I'm going to be a bit more active on, well, everywhere. Also now I have spare time, I'm going to dedicate myself to a bit of writing, how exciting!!11 And actually, on these lines, there was something I wanted to get feedback and advice from you guys on.
Villains. We all know 'em, we love to hate 'em, but I'm in a bit of a rut writing them. I can't quite put my finger on what makes a villain engaging, infuriating, or heck, even just believable. I see a lot of villains now which are two-dimensional cardboard cutouts with no human characteristics, only existing to be some sort of hate-machine with no possibility for empathy of any kind. I understand that you don't want yo…Read more >