A re-post. Despite the original post I am back and blogging from home.One delay after another, but now I am back on a limited basis using the library computer. So to retrace what I promised here is the first "deadly sin" and your hero/heroine.
Wrath is over the top anger. I bet you know someone who fits this description. They are unable to control their anger and violence usually results. Your hero or heroine may suffer from wrath. The question you must ask yourself is: What triggers their wrath? How does s/he control it?
Many villains suffer from wrath, but our heroes? Once you make this choice for one of your character's traits, than you must use skill and understanding to weave the scenes where your hero or heroine loses control. Build tension, just as you would with any other crisis. Make sure that their wrath is justifiable. It's my guess that breaking plates, or throwing an object is more acceptable than beating someone. However, much depends on your characters position in life. If they live in current times, stress can be a trigger. They would probably have some psychological training in dealing with their anger so you have a strong tool at your disposal. If they live in Medieval times, or Victorian times, or some other time in the past, I'd recommend a little research on your part to determine what was acceptable behavior back then and make sure that you weave that information into your story in a way that is natural and not a lecture.
Above all, entertain your readers. Make them sit on the edge of their seats. Give them a page turner at the end of every chapter via a strong hook. As you write, enjoy what comes out onto the page, if you don't, it's likely your readers won't either.
More sins are on their way: wrath, greed, sloth, pride, lust, envy, and gluttony.
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I hope this helped.