When Your H is a B: How To Write an Anti-Heroine

March 5, 2017

I don’t know about you guys, but I love reading and writing about strong women. And to me, the strongest of them all is the small gray area between a Bad Girl Heroine and a Villain:

 

THE ANTI-HEROINE

 

 

But what really makes an Anti-Heroine, and how do you write her?

 

Dictionary.com defines anti-heroine as: “a female protagonist, as in a novel or play, whose attitudes and behavior are not typical of a conventional heroine.”

 

That’s great, dictionary.com. Super helpful. For the rest of us, could we maybe get an answer that isn’t self-repeating?

 

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