Heroes and Slugs
Today I’m at Novel Rockets (formerly known as Novel Journey), one of my favorite sites, sharing some fun tidbits offered by Clash of the Titles’ competing authors on heroes and slugs, and the lines that merge between them.
Last February at the Christian Writers Guild “Writing for the Soul” conference in Denver, Abingdon Press Editor Ramona Richards and I shared an interesting conversation on slugs. You know, those losers that slime through every novel, leaving a nasty trail in their wake. There’s nothing more satisfying than creating a truly evil antagonist who makes your teeth grind and your stomach convulse. Except, perhaps, creating a love-hate relationship between your antagonist and your reader.
According to Ramona, effective antagonists … (Read more.)
Posted on August 24, 2011, in crafting characters, protagonists and tagged antagonists, Clash of the Titles, heroes, Novel Journey, Novel Rocket, protagonists, slugs. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.