Tags » Character Creation

7 Tips for Writing a Villain

Some of the most compelling characters in fiction, and even in history, are the villains. Their stories and motivations can be incredibly interesting, and their actions advance plotlines and often just mess with things. 588 more words

Arts & Literature

New Campaign

With the new semester thus begins a new campaign. The game will be run every other Thursday, starting on September 18th. We will meet in front of Jack Hopper Dining Hall (the caff) at 5:00 PM and head inside Daugette at 6:00 PM to start the game. 299 more words

RPG a Day: A Whole Month's Worth of Gaming!

A bit late to post, but a similar family emergency as detailed here has cropped up. While we are all shaken, we persevere and make the necessary changes to our life as needed. 6,541 more words

Role Playing

SH0: Character creation

Welcome to Surplus Heroes, at least as I experience it. I’m a player not the GM so I don’t see what’s going on behind the screen! 2,068 more words


Character Spotlight: Avery Bachhaussen

One of the classic rules of writing is that if you want your character to have extraordinary adventures outside of the ordinary you give him a) freedom, b) drive or c) money. 618 more words

Monica Marier

TV Review: Firefly

Firefly has been aired again here in the UK in the last couple of weeks and I thought it was about time I  reviewed the show here at  A Young Writer’s Notebook. 678 more words


Creating Characters

Characters are key factors that help bring a story to life. There are the heroes we learn to love, the villains we love to hate, and the side characters that just make things a lot more interesting. 832 more words