Make Your Villains Real: 6 Tips

Love all the tips and they are so true πŸ™‚ Love #1 as this what keeps my villain going πŸ™‚

E.E. Rawls Writes

Every great story needs a worthy villain. A person who brings out the best and the worst in the protagonist. The bad guy who keeps the plot moving forward, and keeps readers hanging on the edge of their seat. The dark monster contrasting the hero’s brilliant light! But it’s not as simple as that. There are as many types of villains as there are types of stories and plots out there. How you choose to craft your villain is equally as important as how you craft your protagonist. Here are thoughts and questions to ask yourself so you can determine who your villain should be and what they should be like:

1. Does your villain think he/she is the real hero of the story?

If so, go into detail and discover why they think their way is the heroic way; and why they disagree with the real hero or protagonist…

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2 thoughts on “Make Your Villains Real: 6 Tips

  1. Thanks πŸ™‚ Working on something for a fanfiction and having trouble with a particular character :). This might just help πŸ™‚

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