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The Villain Checklist: Defining Statements

The matter of the defining statement is an important one for all characters in any story, and the antagonist is no exception to that. What do I mean when I say defining statement, in the context of the villain? Simply … Continue reading

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A Response To “Four Days Later”

From Abu Muqawama The man who made this speech had lost his son in Afghanistan four days prior. While that is certainly tragic, and his decision to give the oration┬áregardless should be praised, it does not exempt the content of … Continue reading

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