The enemy without a face is probably the hardest sort for a new writer to wrap his around. For the record, humans don’t do so great with existentialism.
Apr 06 2020
The BBT: Meet the Big Boss Troublemaker & Brain Behind All Stories
Mar 23 2020
Ideas Collide: Powerful Storms are the Center of All Great Stories
Feb 16 2018
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 …