Break Your Writer’s Block: Prompt #3 Describe Your Villain

If you are stuck in your current work in progress, try to do a deep dive on your villain. Maybe this stays in the final draft, maybe it doesn’t make the cut, but either way it will help you to write something in the world of your book.

Try the following techniques:
Describe your main villain without talking about their eyes, hair, height, build, or clothes.
Describe them from the point of view of your protagonist.
When your main character thinks about this villain, what is the first thing that comes to mind?
What does your villain want most in the world?
What is their weakness? What could make them stop their villainy?

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s