To be or not to be… a villain!

May 17, 2011

My Writing Posts

I had the pleasure to write my first guest post for R.A. Evans’ awesome blog. Head on over there to read about how creating the appropriate villain is essential for your story…

Everybody knows your hero has to be well-developed and thought through to the last detail. But what about your villain? How much thought have you given to the proverbial thorn in your protagonist’s side? There are many paths to a successful villain; the direction you go depends entirely on your reasons for having an antagonist in the first place. Three examples are: the sympathetic villain, driven to evil; the power-hungry villain, evil without intent; and the purely evil villain.

 

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About Elizabeth Marcellin

Author of Element Keepers fantasy Novels

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