What we can learn from villains

A few years ago I came across a podcast called Death, Glory or Disappointment, one of the episodes was titled “Be More Villain.” In that episode the show host, Dan Meredith talked about how many of us could learn lessons from villains. I’ve always been...

Write your novel in fewer drafts

One day in my college social psychology class my professor asked the class “How long is the Mississippi river?”  The first student guessed that the river was 600 miles long. He went around the room asking everyone how long the river was and the...