Many beginner writers struggle with plotting. This is often because they don’t have an antagonist.
In Writers Write we teach that the antagonist is not necessarily a bad person. The antagonist is the character whose story goal is the opposite of the protagonist’s story goal.
Use this diagram to help you understand the two.
This diagram illustrates this perfectly. Each of these characters is the hero of his or her own story. Without an antagonist your hero will wallow in his or her thoughts for 80 00 words.
Read this post for more: 10 Essential Tips for Writing Antagonists
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