Defining a Villain or a Politician…or Both

I'm doing some research on crafting a better villain for my fiction and I saw this poster; a cheat sheet of attributes that make a character a villain. The more of these they have the more villainous they are. Here's the thing; I got about seven into this list of 100 and I had to …

My Creator of All Things

  After writing a full novel manuscript I find myself only pulling smaller word threads for a while; resting some muscle but keeping it taut with sprints through poetry and essay. It's another poetry day and I'm feeling like offering up this one to the cyber pyre of anonymous eyes.       Creator of …