Deb Susan Sees Villains Everywhere

When your novel features a ninja assassin as its protagonist, you have to think long and hard about what makes a villain. Ultimately, villainy is usually a matter of perspective. Real villains aren’t the mustache-twirling cardboard cutouts of Saturday-morning cartoon fame. Snidely Whiplash is funny, but not really frightening. Horror villains, like Nightmare on Elm Street’s infamous Freddy Krueger, are scary for a moment but not in a way that…

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Deb Kerry Believes that Villains are People Too

Villain. It’s a term that makes me think of a black-caped man in a pointy beard and waxed mustache tying some helpless woman onto a railway track. You know that he will be punished and the woman will be rescued. Things are clear cut and pre-destined. Sometimes it’s fun to read a book or watch a movie where the person out to get our hero is purely evil. We find…

Monday, October 22, 2012

Newsflash: October 21, 2012

From the 2013 Debs… Deb Kerry is working on revisions and hopes to have her author website up and running – someday. Deb Dana hosted book club at her house this week and, in typical fashion, made way too much food and has been eating leftovers for the rest of the week. Deb Amy is working on her next novel! It’s about secrets, lies, blogging, and the trouble it all can…

Sunday, October 21, 2012