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Quick Links: How To Make Multiple Antagonists Shine In Your Story

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Want to really ramp up your story? Make your antagonists multidimensional.  Want to take it to the next level? Have more than one antagonist – check out Robert Wood‘s post at Stand Out Books for all the details!  ~ * ~ How […]

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Quick Link: How to Plot a Book: Start With the Antagonist

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. At Helping Writers Become Authors, K.M. Weiland shares her tips on how to avoid making one of the biggest mistakes on plotting a story. Spoiler alert, you need to start with the antagonist, not the protagonist, because the whole story revolves around […]

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Quick Links: 4 Tips For Creating Bad Boys & Villains Readers Will Love to Hate

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Creating a great bad guy is a fine line. You want them to be bad but not so bad that they become one dimensional and have nothing that the reader can identify with. One way is to identify their motivations for their […]

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Quick Link: How Do I Hate Thee? Let Me Count the Ways

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Scott Reintgen, (@Scott_Thought) at Fiction University gives an in depth discussion on what makes a great antagonist.  Every story needs a problem for your main character to deal with, usually involving conflict. A great antagonist not only will help tell your tale, […]

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