Writing for the Darkside: Villains, Antagonist and Monsters with Rebekah Ganiere

Character Writing for the Darkside: Villains, Antagonist and Monsters with Rebekah Ganiere

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  1. Characters
  2. Description/Setting
  3. Genre
  4. Plotting
  5. Worldbuilding
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Class Length
4 Weeks
Have you ever watched a movie and rooted for the villain? Do you read books where you cringe and are yet delighted by the awfulness of the bad guy? Have you ever seen a villain transform before your eyes as you realize their motives are not that far gone from what you yourself believe? These are great villains! Contrary wise - Have you ever read a villain sitting in a oversized chair stroking his longhaired cat? Or giving a long winded explanation to the hero of what he is going to do next right before he attempts to kill said hero? Or how about a bad buy who strides down the street all in black his menacing look scaring everyone in sight? Big difference right?

Villains, bad guys and monsters can make or break your book. In this class you will learn exactly what you need to write a believable and memorable bad guy. You will learn how to make them tick, how to make them real and how to get your readers cringing and still wanting more. From motivations to backstory and minions to stereotypes you will leave the class with the tools necessary to create your own worst (or best) villain yet.
Class Format
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