Let's Talk About: Creating Villains
A villain (also known in film and literature as the “antagonist,” “baddie”, “bad guy”, “heavy” or “black hat”) is an “evil” character in a story, whether a historical narrative or, especially, a work of fiction. The villain usua...
How To Be a Villain in the Batman Universe in 5 Easy Steps
select a theme think up plenty of puns about that theme buy a suit in a color that suits the theme find something thematic to wear on your head poison the water supply
How to Write Your Own Spells
While there’s absolutely nothing wrong with using other peoples’ spells – and in fact there is an entire industry devoted to publishing books full of them – there are times when you may wish to use your own. It may be that you can’t find what you’re looking for in a book, or you might ju...
How I Outline Plot (Using 6-Stage Plot Structure)
Most writers dread outlining their stories. I don’t really know why. For every good book I’ve written, there’s been a nice, meaty outline. An outline consolidates every detail of your story and keeps it in a place where you can easily see the transition between scenes, chapters, ...
How to write a kissing scene
So you want to write a kissing scene, huh? Well, sit down children and allow me to inform you. What’s the scene? If you want this kiss to mean anything, it can’t just be thrown at the readers; it needs to be set up. The scene you set will also set the mood for the kiss. Consider the f...
How to Write a Fight Scene (Rebloggable Version)
Admin Note: This post is a rebloggable copy of our page on fight scenes. The page is being phased out, so from now on all updates will be made on this post and not on the page. Among the typically difficult scenes writers face in their stories, the fight scene definitely ranks high on the list. Bel...
How to write a kiss
How to Write a Kissing Scene in a Romance Novel How to Write a Kissing Scene… Valentine Edition How to write a kiss (1) NaNoWriMo Expert: How To Write a Kiss? and Should You Write Sex? How to Write a Kissing Scene in 5 Simple Steps How to write a kiss (2) Kiss and Tell – How to Write a Kissing Scene...
- America:I'll keep repeating like three lines of my love song for like three minutes because you need to get a GF/BF Oh oh yeaaaah
- Japan:LET'S ALL WRITE THE SADDEST LOVE SONG OF ALL TIME AND MAKE IT LAST FOR SEVEN MINUTES. LOOK UP THE LYRICS AND YOU'LL TEAR YOUR HEART OUT
- Korea:HOW ABOUT UPBEAT LOVE SONGS THAT'LL MAKE YOU SO HAPPY THAT YOU'LL DANCE WITH US, THAT IS, IF YOU CAN KEEP UP WITH THE CHOREOGRAPHY. OH BTW EVERY ONCE IN A WHILE THERE WILL BE A BALLAD.
How to Structure A Story: The Eight-Point Arc
Stasis Trigger The quest Surprise Critical choice Climax Reversal Resolution Follow the link to get all the goodies.
one day i’m going to write a musical about how much i hate people in high school entitled get out: the musical featuring such tony award winning hit songs as “learn how to walk in the fucking hallway” and “humanity needs another plague”
Leave 'Lived long enough to become the villain' to get a glimpse of my muse being a villain.
Send ‘Die a hero’ for a villainous character to become heroic instead!
How To Write In Circular Gallifreyan
I’ve been getting a lot of people asking how I write in Gallifreyan and there’s a link to a info page here but I did make a more in-depth tutorial below. For starters, take a look at the linked page above, it shows you how to write each letter individually. The more complicated part is ...
"A vote for Zuko is a vote to restore America's honor."
“One of the most interesting conversations Chris [Hemsworth] and I kept having was, “What does Loki want in the end?” What does h...”