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The BBT: Meet the Big Boss Troublemaker & Brain Behind All Stories

The BBT is a wholly unique sort of antagonist. This specific antagonist, the Big Boss Troublemaker, is the Baskins BRAIN of all great stories. Why? Because all great stories involve an IDEA that must be defeated.

The Brain Behind the Story: The Big Boss Troublemaker (BBT)

Last post in our structure series, I introduced the core antagonist, what I call the Big Boss Troublemaker. The BBT is our central opposition. This is the force responsible for creating the core story problem in need of resolution. While stories have all sorts of ‘antagonists’ we’ll get to them another time. In fact, buckle …

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Weakness: Blood in the Water & Narcissist Sharks

Particularly nefarious narcissists know trauma is a game-changer for them. Predators sense weakness, meaning no one is immune from being a target.

Gaslighting: Narcissists & Tampering with Reality

Gaslighting is also referred to as ambient abuse, and is a form of intimidation/psychological abuse that makes a victim doubt their sanity.

Personality Traits: Creating Dimensional Characters

Personality traits make for not only a fascinating study, but have continued to be at the heart of spirited debate since probably the dawn of time.