Writing

Writing Villains 2 – Sympathetic Villains and Monsters

Writing sympathetic villains and monsters. Benjamin Collier takes us through the steps to write fantastic scenes with these fictional characters. Monsters “Monsters are a different kind of character than simply a Villain, because Villains are generally held responsible for the damage they cause because of the choices they make. But Monsters, traditionally speaking, are simply… Read More Writing Villains 2 – Sympathetic Villains and Monsters

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Worksheets for Writers

Hello everyone. I hope you’re coping well with the ‘Stay At Home’ guidelines in place. I’m using this time to write like crazy. I thought you might be too. I was wondering if some printable worksheets for writers would be helpful right now. With that in mind, I’m offering the Character Creation worksheets and World-Building… Read More Worksheets for Writers

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Writing A Novel?

Have you always wanted to write a novel, or maybe you’ve decided to participate in NaNoWriMo this year? As a seasoned author or a fledgeling writer you know there’s more to writing a novel than pounding the keys non-stop for days on end. I did the NaNo challenge for the first time a few years… Read More Writing A Novel?

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Writing Villains 1 – Personal Villains and Obstacle Villains

We all know jerks are selfish and obnoxious but what are they really thinking? We’re continuing our look at storytelling with fantasy and sci-fi author, Benjamin T Collier.  Today Ben is talking about writing villains in your story, specifically Personal and Obstacle villains. “To be clear, when I say “villain” I do not exclusively mean… Read More Writing Villains 1 – Personal Villains and Obstacle Villains