Having a “Sexy” Character vs Sexualization

A couple weeks ago I went to the Penny Arcade Expo and attended a panel discussion about sexism within the gaming community. One concept that was brought up during the presentation/discussion was the topic of being sexy versus being sexualized. At first I hadn’t given it much thought, but then I started pondering what it … Continue reading Having a “Sexy” Character vs Sexualization

The Antagonist’s Development

Sometimes a very difficult character to develop, but a strong antagonist is as important as the protagonist. There are several different forms of antagonists, a societal antagonist, a particular person opposing the protagonist, or maybe the person  opposing the protagonist is himself or herself. It is possible to flesh out the relationship more, but at … Continue reading The Antagonist’s Development