Piecing Together an Antagonist

Yesterday, Sherrie Petersen at Write About Now reminded me about a critical element of the antagonist–they don’t change. I know…but sometimes I forget. This was actually part of Sherrie’s post on making sure that every character except the antagonist has a story arc, at the end of which they do change. But, yeah, not the […]

Antagonists: What Have They Lost?

Okay, I admit, this feels like an odd post to be writing at the end of the year, with a new one and all its possibilities justĀ around the corner. But I’m working on characters this week, and I’m spending quite a bit of time with my antagonists. All of whom, really, have their good sides. […]