WM13 On creating a villain, and the lies that superheroes tell

I've caught up with the word count! Today I share what I've learned about villains and antagonists, a little device I used to help time pass, and the meaty theme behind the superhero story. Check out the Trello Board https://trello.com/b/3LUWiqsc/pilars-nanowrimo2018-learning-and-podcasting-board And this episode of Writing Excuses https://writingexcuses.com/2018/02/04/13-5-villain-antagonist-obstacle/

Reading like a Writer: What’s Happening in the Background? (Ep.8)

Today’s insight comes from a novel I’m currently reading, “So Many Ways to Begin” by Jon McGregor. I noticed something in one of the chapters: a neat way of communicating the passage of time and also, of adding movement to the background of a scene. I found that this made the imagery more three dimensional,…

Skew

What's the meaning of "skew"? As an adjective it means neither parallel nor at right angles to a specified or implied line; not symmetrical and as a noun, it can mean an oblique angle, a slant, or “a bias towards one particular group or subject”. As a verb, it can mean, suddenly change direction or…