Need some help crafting an epic villain, developing an immersive world, or creating tension in your story? Here are some resources by experts!
Creating a Villain
An entire one-shot can be developed around a great villain. But a villain is only as interesting as their origins and motivations.
- The Four Main Types of Epic Antagonists
- 6 Ways to Write Better Bad Guys
- Your Guide to Writing a Convincing Villain
Building a World
Fantasy and sci-fi worlds bend the rules of reality, but they still have rules. A believable world and setting can motivate and inspire character actions in your story.
Writing a Compelling Narrative
Although a one-shot should allow for character choice, your story should still have a clear narrative arc. Constructing this arc follows many of the same rules as other forms of creative writing, such as novels or films.