13 Steps to Evil – How to Craft Superbad Villains
Is Sacha’s first Non-Fiction title designed to help writers create the best villains they can.
Your hero is not the most important character in your book. Your villain is.
Are you fed up of drowning in two-dimensional villains? Frustrated with creating clichés? And failing to get your reader to root for your villain?
In 13 Steps to Evil, you’ll discover:
- How to develop a villain’s mindset
- A step-by-step guide to creating your villain from the ground up
- Why getting to the core of a villain’s personality is essential to make them credible
- What pitfalls and clichés to avoid as well as the tropes your story needs
Finally, there is a comprehensive writing guide to help you create superbad villains. Whether you’re just starting out or are a seasoned writer, this book will help power up your bad guy and give them that extra edge.
These lessons will help you master and control your villainous minions, navigate and gain the perfect balance of good and evil, as well as strengthening your villain to give your story the tension and punch it needs.
If you like dark humour, learning through examples and want to create the best villains you can, then you’ll love Sacha Black’s guide to crafting superbad villains. Read 13 Steps to Evil today and start creating kick-ass villains.
Published 30th May 2017
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Keepers is the first book in Sacha Black’s Young Adult Fantasy series.
She’s deep into the final edit and will send it off to her editor in summer 2017. It’s a YA fantasy novel with a little dystopia thrown in.
Eden’s life was balanced…..
….until her soul was bound to her enemy.
When a mistake kills her parents and threatens to destroy the Netherworld she inhabits, a mysterious human arrives and changes everything.
As Eden’s life spirals dangerously close to destruction and her world is threatened, a charismatic Siren from her past, suddenly returns.
Saving the Netherworld is now the last
thing on Eden’s mind.
Two murdered parents.
One deadly choice.
What would you do?