After a grueling round of 16 (knocking out evildoers such as Bills Sikes, Joffrey Baratheon, Amy Dunne and The Queen of Hearts), we're down to the final eight—The EVIL EIGHT. And now it's your turn to help us decide who moves on to the Fatal Four.
Welcome (or welcome back) to the Writer's Digest Arch Villain Madness of Famous Book Bad Guys. We want to know: Who is the Best Book Villain of All-Time? Who will move on? That's up to you. Voting starts today here on the blog, on Facebook and on Twitter, and lasts until 9 a.m on Monday, March 27. From there, the winner of each match-up will advance to the next round which will be released the following Thursday.
Please share far and wide so we can get as many votes as possible, and make your voice heard by simply clicking on the book cover below of the villains you want to see move on to the next round.
It's time for Arch Villain Madness! Who's the #BestBookVillain? We're about to find out. Vote now!
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Brian A. Klems is the editor of this blog, online editor of Writer's Digest and author of the popular gift bookOh Boy, You're Having a Girl: A Dad's Survival Guide to Raising Daughters.