Writing A Great Script Fast In A Nutshell
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Step 10: Pick An Antagonist
Who or what is standing in the way of you character accomplishing the plot goal you just chose?
This antagonist could be a madman, boss, family member, teacher, enemy, competitor or organization.
You want to create a great original antagonist - think back to the antagonists in your favorite films or stories to get ideas.
|Competitor ||Madman |
|Pirate ||Outlaw |
|Monster ||Natural disaster |
|Family member ||Authority figure |
|Boss ||Commander |
|Lawyer ||Evil person |
|Protagonist himself/herself ||Bad alien |
Corporation or head of corporation
|Someone blackmailing someone |
|Robot ||Cursed object |
|Social pressure ||Criminal |
|Spirit ||Leader |
|The system ||The police |
|Enemy ||The government |
|Local bully ||A teacher or mentor |
|Organization or head of organization ||Dangerous animal |
|Thug or gang ||Characters with different viewpoints |
|Character seeking revenge ||Disease |
Antagonist Idea For Your Story:
How is the plot goal for this antagonist in opposition with the protagonist’s plot goal?
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