Tag: K. M. Weiland

Building Stronger Heroes and Villains

Building Stronger Heroes and Villains

Today we are going to look at how to create stronger heroes and villains – in a writing sense of course! The first thing to say is that heroes and villains are just characters and can be anything from moral knights to evil bakers and back again. We are going to start by looking at …

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What Writing Lessons Can Be Learned From Avengers: Age of Ultron

We are probably pushing it in terms of relevance with this writing advice article but with Avengers: Age of Ultron, still in the UK top 10 (at the time of writing) I think we can get away with it. Over the past few weeks I’ve seen a couple of writing articles talking about What Writing Lessons …

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Do You Need More Conflict?

  In many ways the question above is one of the most important questions any fiction writer can ask themselves about their work. Story comes from conflict so if there isn’t enough conflict then your story will probably be boring and uninteresting to your readers. We’ll look into this issue, and how to solve the …

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Let’s Talk About Fear

Let's Talk About Fear

Let’s talk about the fear. The thing that holds you back and stops the words hitting the page. Every writer, including the most successful one, suffer from it. The good news however, is that you can over come it. How I hear you ask? Well you’ll find out below!

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