#yaindiecarnival: baddest, nastiest YA characters


Baddies are great aren't they? And writing a nasty character is enormous fun. I particularly enjoyed creating Olivier Duran in The Raven Saga. He's a terrifying, heartless (well, aren't they all?!) vampire who loves nothing more than to play with his food.
But who is my favourite all time YA baddie? Hm... that's a tough one. Lord Voldemort (shhhhhhhhhh, I hear you say.... sorry!) has got to be the ultimate evil doer, don't you think? Victoria in the Twilight series was a total cowbag too! I recently read a fantastic book by Shalini Boland, it's the second in her Marchwood Vampire Series, and there are some pretty horrendous nasties in there too! Ooh I can't think, I can't think.... most YA fantasy books have got some kind of horrible evil guys and all are usually as bad as each other! But I'm going to stick with Voldemort as the 'nastiest character in YA'! What do you think?

For more YA baddies, check out my awesome fellow carnis...
1. Laura A. H. Elliott author of Winnemucca & 13 on Halloween, Book 1 in the Teen Halloween Series
2. Bryna Butler, author Midnight Guardian series
3. Heather Self
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  1. Voldemort was my pick, too! :)

  2. Oooh!! You made me shiver--vampires who like to play with their food... and yes, He Who Must Not Be Named... but I still despise the hideous Dolores Umbridge...

  3. Liz... how can he not be? He was so, so, so bad!!

    Oh Patti... yes!! Dolores was HORRIBLE!!

    Thanks for stopping by!


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