Day: February 13, 2023

Fiction writing
Australian Writers' Centre Team

9 ways to create a compelling villain for your novel

Hannibal Lecter. Voldemort. Nurse Ratched. Kylo Ren. Cruella De Vil. All memorable villains who not only stand the test of time but who also play a huge part in turning a good story into a great one. Creating a memorable villain is one of the keys to a successful novel.

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Cover artwork of Gretchen Anthony’s ‘The Book Haters Book Club’ with the words Win This Book beside it
Competitions and Opportunities
Australian Writers' Centre Team

COMP CLOSED: ‘The Book Haters’ Book Club’ by Gretchen Anthony

“All it takes is the right book to turn a Book Hater into a Book Lover…” This week’s giveaway book is from author Gretchen Anthony – a novel described as having “high energy and unique characters that move from one surprise to another”. The book is The Book Haters’ Book

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