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Where To Find The Villain. (Behind you!)

Jan 14, 2018

Welcome to the dustbins at midnight! 

Late nights are a great time to rummage through the bins of your self-loathing and come up with material for the villain of your piece.

If you're hoping to write a 'classic' you're going to need a bad guy. Luckily for you, you've got one to hand. 

Yes, you too can be a bad loser!

It's Saturday. Everyone else is out doing things normal to good society. You, my darling introverted writer, are at home. Because this is the perfect time to note down aspects of your own decrepitude. In the new 'Classic' course I will help you find great use for the parts of you you'd thought best to ignore. We're recycling!

List your flaws and failings. Take note of everything that's rubbish about you.  If you're struggling to think of any, you may wish to give up and go tweet instead.

You'll have plenty I'm betting. (I give you prompts and a worksheet inside the course so that you can make sure you've got the most useful offences listed.)...

Read on...

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