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Killed Darling Résumé

Killed Darling Résumé

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5 Steps to Kill a Darling

5 Steps to Kill a Darling

I killed a darling, and I liked it. And these are my To Do’s so you can perform this deadly muse:   STEP 1: Identify the Darling * Determine the Darling to die. Has a Darling lost its purpose? Does a Darling no longer stimulate the storyteller? Can a Darling...
I Killed a Darling, and I Liked It

I Killed a Darling, and I Liked It

The darling revisited our past pages:   “You said such nice things in the beginning.”   “You weaved sweet and savory.”   “You wrote like each word was our first.” Being a determined storyteller, I played the part between the page:   “It’s not me, it’s you.”  ...
Open Letter from Your Antagonist 2.0

Open Letter from Your Antagonist 2.0

(Click here to get future blog posts with video and audio @ YouTube)   To whom it should concern: I am the devil you need but do not want to exist. Do not dare challenge that. Why else would you write an entire story trying to stop me? Hell, I am lucky if I...
3 Ways to Create a Villain (Who Audiences Want & Heroes Need)

3 Ways to Create a Villain (Who Audiences Want & Heroes Need)

Remember the Create a Villain post I wrote for the awesome Christine Frazier at Better Novel Project? Well, here’s an infographic for it. Take a look below, and holler in the comments to let me know your favorite villain. Also, would you mind sharing this...
REVEALED: Open Letter from Your Antagonist

REVEALED: Open Letter from Your Antagonist

To whom it should concern: I’m the devil you need but don’t want to exist. Don’t dare challenge that. Why else would you write an entire story trying to stop me? Hell, I’m lucky if I survive your story. Yet my purpose here is not to beg for salvation....