One of the most important aspects of a story is the conflict that the protagonist runs into. The conflict can be anything, from the weather to that weird uncle on your dad’s side nobody really talks to. 433 more words
The Forty Elephants was a 19th-century all-female gang who specialized in shoplifting. Their centre of operations was the Elephant and Castle district, but they were known to range further in the hunt for worthwhile targets. 367 more words
I’ve touched on the motivations of a good antagonist before on the blog, but let’s apply some of this to real life. People are quick to dismiss internet arguments as worthless, but the common internet troll can actually help you more than they can hurt. 587 more words
An algorithmic observation: Villains=Ugly. Heroes=Hot!
Somewhere in the dusty recesses of some decrepit parchment, etched in the blood of some unsullied virgin and laced in the pheromones of a crucified swine, heroes are epitomised as virtuous, self-sacrificing, boisterous and attractive. 713 more words
I don’t write much here anymore. But I will write more soon. Much more. If you read me often, you’ll know it’s because of my job: it takes up all my thoughts and energy, and by the time I get home in the afternoon/evening, I don’t have much left to dedicate to other thought. 974 more words