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Villain VS Antagonist

It has come to my attention that there are too many different character roles when writing a book. Protagonist, main character, side character, love interest, villain, bad guy, antagonist etc etc. While most are pretty obvious roles, there are some whose roles aren't as clear cut. Today I'm going to be talking about the villains… Continue reading Villain VS Antagonist

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Sarah Does Books

Welcome one and all, to my new series located on my (also new,) writing channel! As per my writing goals for this year, I aim to read at least 12 books. In order to have some form of accountability, I give you Sarah Does Books. Where I review/rant about the books I read this year.… Continue reading Sarah Does Books

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Revision Woes, or why the Hell is Revision so Difficult?

Revision seems so simple when you first think about it. Take that awkward sounding sentence and make it not sound awkward. The three times my MC has rolled their eyes in that one scene? Make it one. Need to add some tension? Kill someone. But revision isn't as easy as you first think it is.… Continue reading Revision Woes, or why the Hell is Revision so Difficult?

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The importance of character traits and flaws

One of the difficult parts of writing is creating three dimensional characters your readers can relate to. Now, writers go about this in different ways- some prefer to fill out things like character questionnaires or the Myer Briggs personality test. Others prefer to leave the character a blank slate and fill in gaps as they… Continue reading The importance of character traits and flaws