Villains. We all love to hate them. Everyone has tricks and techniques to write villains I’m hoping I can add a little something to how to go about making a villain three-dimensional. (also posted at Much Cheaper Than Therapy’s Blog)
I always pull out my characterization sheets and map out my villain’s traits. You have to make them three dimension with hopes and fears just like your other characters. You need to decide on what motivates him or her, what their greatest fear is, etc.
How dark is your villain?
Decide how dark you want to make your villain. What shade of gray is he or her? Do […]