Every character needs to serve a function. How do you determine the function of a character? There are different types of characters throughout your story. The protagonist which is your hero. The antagonist who provides the opposition to the hero. A love interest pretty obvious right? A close friend who knows all the fears and secrets of the hero and can provide guidance in hard times.
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Villains. I think the Joker falls more in a category of mental illness, some villains/ anti-heroes are just mentally ill. They may think they are evil incarnate or they may have been brainwashed by a cult.
★ Daily Character Question ★ My Queen There is someone who is in love with your Antagonist, and they can’t hide it anymore. Write a scene where this character reveals their feelings. How does your Antagonist react to this? Could it be they knew all along? Any work you create based off this prompt belongs to you, no sourcing is necessary though it would be really appreciated! And don’t forget to tag maxkirin (or tweet @MistreKirin), so that I can check-out your stories! Want more writer ...
Antagonists: What Is an Antagonist? — Guest: Kristen Lamb
All great stories are about one thing and one thing only—problems. More specifically? Every good story has one core problem in need of being resolved. Today, Kristen Lamb shares her insights into how problems, conflicts, and antagonists drive our story.