Inventing a Great Villain

A talk by Sacha Black

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Learn how to create the perfect villain.

Get to grips with villains, antagonists and antiheroes.

Learn how to craft solid villain motivations.

Discover whether your villain should be redeemable.

Unearth tips and tricks for piling the conflict into your novel.

Whether you're a seasoned pro, or just starting to write, join Sacha Black for this session on crafting master villains.

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Sacha is giving away the following

Be in with a chance to win a copy of Sacha Black's villain masterclass.

Do you want to improve your villains, bad guys, and story conflict?

This class will help. If you want to create better villains, this course will show you how.

In the class we cover:

Common villain story structures The six common villain journeys and the key scenes you need Villain wounds, scars and ideologies How to create unlikeable characters A villain's defining moment Save the Cat villain style The aspects a villain-protagonist story MUST include Your villain's villain and how to create them

Supercharge your bad guys today and give your story the tension, conflict and power it needs.


As part of the course, you get the 90 minute taught class as well as a 30 minute replay.

Audio-only file of the class A cheat sheet 5000+ words of notes / transcript for you to read through and highlight as you please. The slide deck with book, TV and movie recommendations at the back of the deck

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