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Two Effective Types of Antagonists

There are as many kinds of antagonists as there are stories, but from what I’ve observed, there are two types which are particularly effective. The first type is a sympathetic antagonist. The word ‘sympathetic’ can mean several different things, but … Continue reading


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The Question of Realism

Warning: SPOILERS AHEAD! (And it got a bit long—but I find this stuff really interesting and challenging as a wannabe writer) “Realism” is a funny concept in fiction. As a genre/setting label, it refers to works set in what we … Continue reading

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