If you have a spare 1/2 hour watch the video attached to this blog. It’s fascinating to see how the nature of literary villains/heroes can be broken down. In truth, I’d never considered the idea of an anti-villain. The video is intended for working with evil characters in a gaming setting, but it’s just as useful for writers.
As you read this, I’m working toward being on the road again. We’re absconding for parts south, the littles and I. Just a few days, and eating turkey (I think we’ll be eating turkey. I’m not actually sure. I know I’ll be roasting brussels sprouts with bacon, and then mulling cranberries, for my contribution to The Meal.) So I’m writing yesterday, on some thoughts I had the night before, while listening to Matt Colville’s excellent Running The Game series of youtube videos on Dungeon Mastery. Specifically the video on playing evil player characters.
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