Craft: Write a Worthy Nemesis
If conflict is key to good drama, then a Nemesis plays a critical role in most stories by providing active opposition to the Protagonist.
1-week online screenwriting course
There is nothing like a well-drawn Nemesis to enliven a screenplay by functioning as a worthy foe to the Protagonist. In this 1-week online screenwriting course, you will discover key principles to help you craft a Nemesis who goes beyond the stereotypical Bad Guy to a living, breathing, and powerful antagonist figure.
- Learn how to think of the Nemesis as a projection of your Protagonist’s shadow and why this relationship is pivotal on so many narrative fronts.
- Use proven principles to workshop your Nemesis, discovering their world view, and learning how to embrace it when you write this character.
Seven lectures written by Scott Myers
Special insider tips
Daily forum Q&As.
Workshop writing assignments with instructor and class feedback
A 90-minute live teleconference between instructor and class members