Specs & The City: Bad Guy Protagonist and ‘Dexter’

Click to tweet this article to your friends and followers! So you think that bad guys can only be Antagonists? Think again. They’re just as multi-faceted as the good guys these days. One day, when you least expect it, you’ll realize the script idea rolling around in that brain of yours is crying out...

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Ask the Expert: How to Create a Great Villain

Question: How do you create a  villain who will elevate your story? Without something or someone to fight against, your hero is just a nice guy going about his day.  One of the keys to creating compelling and interesting protagonists – is creating compelling and interesting antagonists. And to create great bad guys, I...


Specs & The City: Antagonists and ‘What About Bob’

There’s something you should know about me. I believe – with all of my heart – that Bill Murray is a genius. Let me be perfectly clear. That’s not hyperbole. The man is a certified, honest-to-goodness genius. Why am I telling you this? It’s so that you might better understand why I chose to...