What is a antagonist

Yes. Absolutely. Starting with the antagonist is a great place to start. To understand what your protagonist has to overcome, you have to know why the other is fighting so damn hard against them.

Yes. Absolutely. Starting with the antagonist is a great place to start. To understand what your protagonist has to overcome, you have to know why the other is fighting so damn hard against them.

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.

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.

What Makes A Plot Boring? How Can An Author Avoid Boring Readers? | Creative Writing with the Crimson League  http://crimsonleague.com/2013/10/30/what-makes-a-plot-boring-how-can-an-author-avoid-boring-readers/

What Makes A Plot Boring? How Can An Author Avoid Boring Readers? | Creative Writing with the Crimson League http://crimsonleague.com/2013/10/30/what-makes-a-plot-boring-how-can-an-author-avoid-boring-readers/

oh my gosh for real!!! it takes 2 people so stop trying to make yourself look good just so you can sleep at night!

oh my gosh for real!!! it takes 2 people so stop trying to make yourself look good just so you can sleep at night!

What’s a Contagonist? (How to Keep Story Conflict High Without the Antagonist) Explains what a contagonist is and how you can use this important character to augment and contrast your antagonist.

What’s a Contagonist? (How to Keep Story Conflict High Without the Antagonist) Explains what a contagonist is and how you can use this important character to augment and contrast your antagonist.

6 Ways To Write Better Bad Guys by Brain Klems. Great #writingtechnique article via Writers Digest.

6 Ways to Write Better Bad Guys

6 Ways To Write Better Bad Guys by Brain Klems. Great #writingtechnique article via Writers Digest.

39 Villain Motivations to jump start your novel. http://www.darcypattison.com/revision/villain-motivations/  #amwriting #villain #antagonist

39 Villain Motivations

39 Villain Motivations to jump start your novel. http://www.darcypattison.com/revision/villain-motivations/ #amwriting #villain #antagonist

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.

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.

Best way to build your antagonist: write a secret second draft from his/her POV and make it sympathetic - AP

A #villain is just a victim whose story...

Best way to build your antagonist: write a secret second draft from his/her POV and make it sympathetic - AP

★ 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 ...

★ 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 ...

Balls of Steel: 7 Lessons in Outlining, First Draft & Fear, Oh My! - Script Magazine

Balls of Steel: 7 Lessons in Outlining, First Draft & Fear, Oh My! - Script Magazine

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.

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.

“One of the most cowardly things ordinary people do is to shut their eyes to facts.”  ― C.S. Lewis, Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

“One of the most cowardly things ordinary people do is to shut their eyes to facts.” ― C.S. Lewis, Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

Its his "I'm pissed that this ball of anxiety and perfection doesn't have a wall of gold medals + a gold ring with my name engrave---i mean...*serious face* ill be his coach"

Its his "I'm pissed that this ball of anxiety and perfection doesn't have a wall of gold medals + a gold ring with my name engrave---i mean...*serious face* ill be his coach"

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