Two weeks ago I brought Mary Sues, and before that I discussed antagonists. So with that said, I want to talk about something that is very personal and near and dear to my heart: I want to talk about the problems with having “crazy” villains. Now, I might have made a caveat back in “Motivate Me,” in which I said you should avoid making “crazy” villains, now I am going to explain it deeper on why “crazy” shouldn’t be used as a flaw or a negative and explaining some of my childhood with mental illness and having a developmental disability. Read More The Insanity Defense
Hey friends, I am at ComFest in Columbus, so I wanna know: what festivals do you like to go to?
This topic is way overdue for discussion, and I thought today is a good day to bring it up. So, let’s talk about a topic that most geeky ladies (and gents) know about. Let’s talk about Mary Sues. More importantly, the criteria for a Sue and how really subjective these labels are in regards to female characters (and sometimes male characters). Read More What is Mary Sue to Do?
Hey Unicorns! Now that it’s summer time, tell Corbs here about your favorite outdoor summer activity. Read More Lunchtime Poll: Please Pass the Bug Spray!
Urban fantasy happens to be one of my favorite genres because of the possibilities you can do with it. I’ve always loved the idea of centaurs having street gangs patrolling New York City, a mermaid bar tending in New Orleans or mages stuck doing tech support. Read More World Building with Legos
Ok unicorns! Gotta important question, favorite Disney Villain?
Outlines have always been my personal bane. I never know what to do with them. For today, I want to talk about outlines and my frustrations with them and the benefits they bring. Read More Writing Toolbox
June is national Gay Pride month, and this fabulous unicorn is excited! Read More Lunchtime Poll: Make it Rainbow!