Is it more fun to write good or evil characters? Well let me first put the disclaimer that no character is totally one trait or the other. That being said, you will always have bad guys and good guys in a story. So which is more fun to write about? Definitely bad guys! Writing good guys can be great, don’t get me wrong. But with good guys you have rules to follow and honor to keep. That’s all swell but is not exciting to write. The bad guy has no restraints. You can do whatever you want with them. You can kill, rob, lie, cheat and pretty much whatever you can think of doing with them. I am currently working on Book 5, “The Thief Master of Ravensburg”.” The main character is Newminor from the first book. He can be good or evil depending on the moment you catch him at. Newminor would say he is transitioning from a killer who steals to a thief who kills. He is arrogant and obnoxious while being cold and calculating. He is so much fun to write because there are few boundaries with him. See writing isn’t about drawing something in a box. It’s about broad brushstrokes on large canvasses. You are literally painting pictures with words. That is not the time to feel restricted. As an artist you want to let that brushstroke fly. Don’t hate us for liking the bad guys. We just want to have fun and have a little more paint to work with.
Fantasy fiction is my passion. This series embodies my love for a good story and action. You will find it to be many things, but not boring! Read what you love and love what you read...