Redeeming Villains: Why it Goes Awry So Often

We see a lot of redeemed villains, I think especially in younger or more uplifting stories. It can be great if it's done right, but...why is it done wrong so often? A villain can really make or break a book, and a poorly redeemed villain just sours the whole story for me. That being said,... Continue Reading →

Top 5 Types of Villains

Hey, everybody! A villain can often be what makes a story enjoyable and memorable, so today I'll be talking about my favourite types of villains! Let's get to it! Betrayal A betrayal by someone close to the hero can create an excellent and hated villain. The fight is personal and we loathe the villain for... Continue Reading →

My Top 5 Favourite Tropes in Fiction

There are some tropes I just never get tired of! This is a list of the five tropes in fiction that I personally love, so let's get started! #5: The Reluctant Hero/ Anti-Hero I like this one a lot, particularly because the characters often seem rounder. You don't get the pure, "good-two-shoes" stock hero with... Continue Reading →

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