The antagonist is arguably the most complex and fascinating character. Script analyst, Kayley Loveridge, explains how to create the perfect engaging and complex antagonist.
Glenn Benest gives advice on how to create great horror villains to elevate your scripts chance of attracting an A-list actor.
A professional, WGA Writer bats around the logistical question of the protagonist also being the antagonist in a script. Can a hero also be the villain?
What are your goals is the most important questions a writer can ask. Not just of their protagonist, antagonist and every single one of their supporting characters…but of themselves.
Characters are engines that drive ideas into a story. Each of the major character types plays a specific role in that process. Second is THE ANTAGONIST.
Discerning the difference between psychopath and sociopath is enough to drive you crazy. Whatever the difference, the psychopath is one of Hollywood’s most favorite antagonists. A Google search reveals the question is a popular one. Psychopath has a bit more of a personal ring to it, which makes it scarier. According...