Episode 68 – Sympathy for the Devil

A pencil, a ball point pen, and a quill sitting in lounge chairs drinking coffee; Title: Writers Drinking Coffee
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In which our committee sits down and talks about who our favorite story villains are and why. There’s some advice in writing villains, more admonitions on what to avoid, and how to romance your audience while horrifying them at once.

Mentions from Episode 68:

Favorite baddies:

  • John’s flavor of the day – Doctor Yueh
  • Jeannie’s Favorite bad guy – Uriah Heep
  • Ray’s list includes Iago
    • but it’s Zuko from Avatar
  • Dave questions whether it’s Moby Dick as a personification, or an obsession
  • and many more!