Way With Worlds: Heroes and Villains – Planet Of Morons And The Idiot Plot

(Way With Worlds runs at Seventh Sanctum and Muse Hack) Ironically I was about to wrap up my heroes and villains series when David Brin dropped an asteroid-sized essay in my lap. He notes rather brilliantly that a huge part … Continue reading

Way With Worlds: Heroes and Villains – Incompetence

So last time I covered the risk of creating Omnicompetent characters – those good-at-everything characters that are hard to believe. Too often we make our heroes and villains omnicompetent, and it’s a warning worth heeding. The Omnicompetent soon end up … Continue reading

Way With Worlds: Heroes and Villains – I’m With The Agency

So let’s talk Heroes and Villains and your world. I should note that when I talk Heroes and Villains I’m using that to pretty much mean the same thing as “Protagonist” and “Antagonist.” Why? Because it’s a hell of a … Continue reading