All that matters is the empty silence of the swaying trees. The guaranteed peace of a place feared.
Best for last, after all,
the evilest require some time to take.
We don’t mind an evil soul, but we need for them to have a better motive and to be more complex characters, with depth and background stories.
Making a protagonist related to a villain only works when this creates a convincing conflicting fissure within that self, and should not just be used as solely a means of injecting nostalgia into the fans who have come to watch.
Am I supposed to want to fuck him, or be him; or both, or neither?
If any of these magazines should so dare as to take a pass at what ye have to write, they will have to account themselves to me, Roger ‘Roll The Bones’ Rooney.
May I advise you look at previous issues to get an idea of other outbreaks we’ve accepted.
As if my writing were an orphan beating on doors at midnight.