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9 Tips for Creating Your Antagonist9 Tips for Creating Your Antagonist
Anybody Can Write a Novel 2.0
Chapter 5 “Characters” – Section 3 “Antagonists”
“You don't really understand an antagonist until you understand why he's a protagonist in his own version of the world.”
Whether the obstacle that stands in the way of your protagonist is an evil person, a person of just another philosophical belief, a person with a contradicting goal, a force of nature, a force of the supernatural, a monster, an emotion, an experience, or just a challenge in and of itself, it has to make sense, stand up to reason, and be every bit the deep and complex an entity as your protagonist if you want to create a balanced story. Today, we will talk about how to design the antagonist in a way that will be appropriate to the story you are trying to cr
6 Reading Tips for Improving Your Writing6 Reading Tips for Improving Your Writing
Anybody Can Write a Novel Version 2.0
Chapter 1 “Beginning to Write” – Section 2 “Constructive Reading”
“That's when I started being a writer. I got the Tarzan books and studied how Edgar Rice Burroughs kept the pace going, because he was really good at that. And I studied Stephen King. Although Burroughs wasn't that great on character, he was great on pace and adventure, and King is very good on character as well as pace. I read the same book over three times to see how it was put together. That's how I trained myself to write.”
-Nancy Farmer (from the bio of her personal website)
For the lack of step-by-step guides that exist to teach us the secrets of writing from the great authors, there are artifacts that are just as valuable and available in abundance; these artifacts are th
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