The Villain: The One We Love To Hate


In writing, it’s important that the reader relates to the protagonist or the main character. They’re the hero of our story. The good guy/gal. If the writer does their job, then we know the protagonist well. But what’s a hero if we don’t have an anti-hero? You must have a conflict in your story or it would be boring. The bad guy/gal is the antagonist or villain. What should the reader know about the villain? Everything!  What makes them tick? What turned them into the villain?  The main characters need to be three dimensional. A good writer knows that somehow, no [...]