protagonist vs antagonist worksheet

The Two Main Characters – A Writer’s Worksheet

If you are a beginner writer, use this worksheet to understand the two main characters in your story.

Remember that the antagonist is the character who MOST stands in the way of the protagonist achieving his or her story goal. The antagonist does not have to be a bad person.

Read our 10 Essential Tips for Writing Antagonists and then fill in this worksheet from Lightning Bug. You will be able to see if your antagonist is a match for your protagonist.

The Two Main Characters - A Writer's Worksheet

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There should be points of conflict in all three sections. This will make it easier for you to plot your novel or memoir.

If you enjoyed this article, you will love Seven Essential Things to Remember about Very Important Characters.

Top Tip: If you want to learn how to write a book, join our Writers Write course in Johannesburg or sign up for our online course.

by Amanda Patterson

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Posted on: 16th December 2013

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  1. I am always inspired to write when I think about the antagonistic characters. They’re the fun ones.