The Purpose of a Villain (Muahahahaha)

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A throwback to a post I did called How to Teach A Villain New Tricks. Not all of the above applies, nor should we bend every antagonist or villain to fit every point, but it is good to have “sparks” that help our minds better shape our bad guy or gal.

A writer gleaning on antagonists

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My focus is on story – always – but we still have to use some tools, modified as needed, to draw in readers and to make those emotional connections.

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Quote taken from an older post, How to teach a villain new tricks.

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