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 the 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

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 survive your story – yet my purpose here is not to beg for salvation. I am...
3 Ways to Create a Villain (Who Audiences Want & Heroes Need)

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

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