Author Shorts Question: Do you have a favorite type of monster or villain?

author shorts2I’ve asked a variety of authors— from horror to romance to comedy to non-fiction—to answer a few questions that I pose. Of course, I love a twist. All answers had to be no more than two sentences. Brevity presents a greater challenge.

For me the process was delightful as well as insightful. I love that authors can express our personalities and style in so few words. Just check out the varied responses to the first question!

The question: Do you have a favorite type of monster or villain?

 

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“Werewolves.”

Mercedes Fox, author of Poaching the Immorta

Site: https://mercedesfoxbooks.com

 

 

 

 

 

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“I like multi-faceted villains, because no one is ever completely good or completely bad. I
prefer layers in my characters and that includes the bad guys.”

Laurel Heidtman, Author of Bad Girls

Site: www.laurelheidtman.com

 

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“Yes! The evil kind. The ones who you want to hate but for which you have a level of compassion or empathy. They’re the dangerous ones…”

Julianne Snow, author of Days with the Dead and Glimpses of the Dead

Site: dayswiththeundead.com

 

 

 

 

 

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“My favorite would be the type of villain that no one sees coming; however, if he/she is overtly bad, they’re the kind of bad that doesn’t give two shits about anyone else’s feelings or concerns – Fuck it all!”

J.S. Danielle, Author of Perfected: A Mahaghany Mixed Novel

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“The unredeemable monster is my fave. I like to let my characters, even the villains, follow a natural character arc, sometimes to the bitter end.”

Willow Madison, author of we were one once  

Site:  willowmadisonbooks.com

 

 

 

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Adrian W. Lilly is the author of The Runes Trilogy, The Devil You Know, and Red Haze

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