Most writers feel attached to their protagonists which can make them blind to just how bland or 2D their main character appears to the reader. Heck, even if you are completely unattached to your protagonist it doesn’t mean you’ve got him or her fleshed out. Here are four tips to get you started!
While the classic villains were allowed to get away with the, “because I’m evil excuse,” your antagonist should not. But how does one write a villain that’s not cliché? Why not try out these four tips?
One cannot create a realist con artist without knowing how to speak like one. But a confidence man from 1862 will be more likely to use different terms than a modern day grifter. Here is my quick guide to the lingo of conmen. Confidence man, Conman, Con artist, or Grifter Conman is the short and... Continue Reading →