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Is The Antagonist Always Bad?

Posted by Janet Gallagher on Wednesday, August 1, 2012,
As I reach final stages of editing my story in the Romance Genre I have to ask the question - Is the Antagonist Always Really Bad and Hateful, or is she a victim of circumstance, looking out for herself, following her own path at any price, no matter who gets hurt or damaged in the process?

Is it really the Antagonist's fault if she is even more beautiful, wealthier, more sexually experienced, than the Protagonist who is our main concern as a reader?

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Plaintiff: Editor vs Defendant: Story Teller

Posted by Janet Gallagher on Monday, July 23, 2012,
Oh dear.   As I am nearing the final part of the editing of my story I have come to the realisation that I have developed a completely different personna from that enthusiastic creator of my NaNoWriMo journey.

I have become a critic, where words which I do not now want to see have suddenly become three dimensional, hitting me cruely and questioning why on earth are they there; insisting I hit that delete button; telling me or rather "showing me" there is a much better way to divulge certain of...
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Janet Gallagher I live in South Africa. As well as writing, I have always adored reading but have a horrible habit of having quite a number pending, so have lots of books to read always. Just as important as food! My Twitter address is on the Home Page of this site.


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