Xlibris Writing Tips| Writing Your Protagonist

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Xlibris Writing Tips| Writing Your Protagonist

One of the most central aspects of any story, no matter the genre or setting, is the protagonist. It is the protagonist’s journey that readers follow, wherever it may lead them. It is often the protagonist in whom the reader becomes invested and thus keeps reading… or not invested and thus puts the book down. […]

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Heroes and Villains: Captain Ahab Pt 2

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Heroes and Villains: Captain Ahab

Xlibris Publishing returns with Part 2 of Heroes and Villains: Captain Ahab.   Why does Captain Ahab do what he does? Captain Ahab is an interesting character. He has traits a reader can admire and traits a reader can loath. There is no doubting Ahab’s courage and strength of will. He shows no fear in […]

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Heroes and Villains: Captain Ahab

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Heroes and Villains: Captain Ahab

For the following entries of Heroes and Villains, we of Xlibris Publishing will be exploring characters that blur the line between good and evil. Rarely can people be broken down into simply good or evil.  People are complex, this is a basic truth. Xlibris Publishing hopes authors will take something interesting from the upcoming entries. […]

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