Hello, my darling demons, ghouls, wraiths, and shades! As some of you may already know, NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) begins this week. I will be participating. As such, I will be approaching my blog a little differently over the month of November. Instead of my normal weekly blog post over whatever topic happens to […]

Main Character Syndrome

Main character syndrome is a term used to describe characters which clearly stand out as main protagonist characters. Symptoms include: Unnatural hair or eye colors An “emo swoop” (hair styled so that it covers half the face, yet is still considered attractive) Character is significantly more attractive than literally anyone else in the story Tragic […]

Writing in Competition

Most people, when they hear the word competition, immediately think of a great contest of will and skill, where there can be only one victor and all the rest are losers, doomed to a career of obscurity and wasting a life waiting tables just to scrape by. Quite the bleak outlook. Fortunately, it does not […]