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Boo Frickin’ Hoo: The Sob Story

Why would anyone ever do what is evil? That’s the question that makes villains interesting, isn’t it? For some of us, answering this question goes the route of behaviorism: something must have made them that way. No one is just … Continue reading

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Making the Backstory

Let’s talk a little about how to write your villain’s backstory. It’s simple enough, just answer these five questions: What? What is your villain? Human? Alien? Monster? Is he a boy, or is she a girl [/Professor Oak]? What does … Continue reading

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