Evil Characters

#writetip In a mystery novel, can your character be too evil? An acquiring editor told me yes!

If you want the reader to take your evil characters seriously as the character who committed the crime, you must round them out. Give them a few positive characteristics. Maybe they foster cats, are nice to their spouse but no on else, but don’t make them just bad, bad, bad.

Here’s to putting some niceness in your characters.


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