Monthly Archives: December 2014

Storytelling Is A Magical, Ruthless Discipline

Zadie Smith’s full remarks from the 2014 Moth Ball Gala

Source: medium.com

"A storyteller was someone with a generative, unlimited imagination, the kind of person who makes worlds…."   Absolutely.  

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Great Villains Whose Schemes Aren’t Just Aimed At Destroying The Hero

Sometimes it seems like every villain is obsessed with murdering the hero of the story. (Or making the hero realize they’re alike.) But it’s not true — in fact, some of the best villains have their own goals, and the hero just happens to get in the way. Here are some great villains whose schemes don’t revolve around the hero.

Source: io9.com

Great villains need work to be bad….as bad as they can be.

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