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Inside the Mind of a Villain: 8 Journeys and Motives Behind Evildoers, Antiheroes & Antagonists

By Dustin Grinnell Nothing is easier than to denounce the evildoer; nothing is more difficult than to understand him. —Fyodor Dostoyevsky Whenever we learn of an unspeakable crime, an incomprehensible act, there are questions. Chief amon...

3 Characteristics of “Extraordinary” Heroes, According to Donald Maass

By Dustin Grinnell images from Project Gutenberg’s edition of The Lost World (1912) by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle The Lost World (1912) by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is a fantasy-adventure novel filled with danger, mystery and intrigue. The sto...

5 Lessons Studying Sleight-of-Hand Can Teach You About Writing Suspense

by Michael Kardos Ever since I was a little kid I’ve loved magic. The first Broadway show I ever saw, at age seven, was The Magic Show starring the great Doug Henning. In eighth grade, I started studying sleight-of-hand with a teacher at...

What to Do When You’re a Memoirist and Memory Fails

By Natalie Singer The memories that glimmer strongest in my mind, that pop up repeatedly as though they have an agency of their own, act like cosmic bulges―moments that wink like the star-studded center of a spiral galaxy, like Roland Bar...

Why I Decided to Switch Programs in My First Year

You can switch programs in your first year too. It’s not the end of the world. Promise. Plopping (read: slumping) into my usual seat near the back corner of the lecture hall, I braced for yet another hour of unintelligible murmur. It was ...

Just Do It: How Teaching Myself is Opening Doors

No, this is not a campaign for Nike, but I hope it does motivate you to get off the couch and do something. Chances are, if you’re a 22-year-old like me, you don’t really know what you’re doing. You’re feeling your way around this t...

Covid-19 – What’s it like to work on the frontline?

February 17, 2021, by Ryan Neal Covid-19 – What’s it like to work on the frontline? As lockdown continues and young people are blamed for ignoring the rules, University of Nottingham students share their stories of working on Covid-19 w...

Stop the Christmas Movie Marathon: Why You Should Start Hunting for That Summer Job Now

Ah, Christmas Break—time to sit back, relax and…start hunting for a summer job? Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in 2014. Some of the stats may be a little out of date but the sentiment remains, it’s never to ear...

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Portraying ignorance intelligently. (post-apoc, big-game hunting, moose)

Excerpt from a thing I’m working on. It’s a post-apocalyptic setting, with a skilled and resourceful yet somewhat unexperienced protagonist feeding himself somewhere in the North American boreal forest. The long-barreled flintlo...

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Writing a Fantasy

SO, I’m writing a story which I would potentially like to become a novel when I get it to the length that I want. Anyway I would appreciate if I could receive some advice and help please and thank you! ________________________________...

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