Day 26: Zesty Zilches

Welcome to the last day of the A to Z Challenge. For this year’s challenge, examined different types of characters that can be found in international fiction. Today I’m looking at zesty zilches. Zesty zilches find happy elements in life, even when most people in their surroundings consider them to be losers. They tend to […]

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Day 25: Yawing Yo-yos

Yawing yo-yo’s go against the grain. Not only do they not fit in, but they see things in their environment that no one else sees. People around them tend to think they are either crazy or liars, but as we see the world from yawing yo-yo’s perspective, we see that they are horrifyingly right.

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Day 24: Xenophile X-Factors

Xenophiles are those who are in love with a love of the foreign. Xenophile X factors are character who serve as elements of change within their stories and have a love for foreign things. These characters tend to shine a spotlight on society after having exposure to a world different from their home. They tend to struggle with the sense that things aren’t as they should be.

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Day 23: Wonder Women

Welcome to Day 23 of the A to Z Challenge. For this year’s challenge, I’ll be examining different types of characters that can be found in international fiction. Today I’m looking at wonder women. There is a myriad of strong female protagonist, but what separates wonder women is that they embrace risk and do what […]

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Day 22: Virtuous Victims

Virtuous victims are good guys who undergo hardship through no fault of their own. Like jolted jerks, they have a major event that transforms their lives, but unlike jolted jerks, virtuous victims tend to be seen as good-natured. Two things that are common in this group are a sense of virtuousness and exposure to a world they knew nothing about.

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