How do you write a main character as a villain?
- Mix character traits. When protagonists are either extremely moral characters or extremely immoral characters, it might be hard for readers to relate to them.
- Keep the stakes high.
- Use internal monologue.
- Understand the character’s morality.
- Build the backstory.
- Consider your antagonist.
Do villains ever win?
What is a good villain name?
|God of Mischief||The Axe Man||Stone Heart|
|John Doe||5th Gunman||Bronx|
|Pyro Thug||Doctor Lobotomy||Axis|
|Ogre of the Smokies||Quick eliminate||Gambit|
What are female villains called?
Why would a villain want to destroy the world?
David Nilsen is the former editor of Fourth & Sycamore. He is a member of the National Book Critics Circle. You can find more of his writing on his website at davidnilsenwriter.com and follow him on Twitter as @NilsenDavid.