Author Guest Post: A Love Letter to the Decidedly Uncool

Author Guest Post: A Love Letter to the Decidedly Uncool

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Ahead of the publication of her debut novel, Crier’s War, author Nina Varela muses on the type of character she loves the most (spoiler: it’s not the Edward Cullen type.)   The older I get, the more I appreciate soft characters.  My teen years were: Edward Cullen and a thousand other brooding male love interests. The jaded, cynical antiheroes, the boys who were often cruel to their respective female protagonists. The tortured souls. Vampire/werewolf/elf prince/fallen angel boys who spent centuries killing humans and developed a bit of a complex about it. Boys who were cold on the outside but, of course, …