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5 Tips for Writing Antagonists

Recently, I’ve been thinking a lot about writing antagonists. A great antagonist can be incredibly compelling, but a weak one can often ruin the story. Antagonists (and specifically villains) are some of the most complex characters that writers have to tackle. 629 more words


The Writing Life: Real-Life Antagonist

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Over the past few weeks, I’ve been dealing with an… 547 more words

The Writing Life

How Important is Your Antagonist?

What makes a gripping story? The main character? The setting? The plot? Minor characters? Unique events? The quality of writing?

All of the above? Sure, I’d take that answer. 1,084 more words