Tagged with personality

Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Pardon me for missing last Friday’s post. Summer is a convenient excuse, so I’ll use it. I’m still working on building believable antagonists using Sean Mactire’s book Malicious Intent: A Writer’s Guide to How Murderers, Robbers, Rapists, and Othe… Continue reading

Dependent Personality Disorder

Sean Mactire’s book Malicious Intent: A Writer’s Guide to How Murderers, Robbers, Rapists, and Other Criminal Think offers three factors in creating a great antagonist: the Four Basics (irresponsibility, self-indulgence, interpersonal intrusivenes… Continue reading

Avoidant Personality Disorder

Sean Mactire’s book Malicious Intent: A Writer’s Guide to How Murderers, Robbers, Rapists, and Other Criminal Think offers three factors in creating a great antagonist: the Four Basics (irresponsibility, self-indulgence, interpersonal intrusivenes… Continue reading

Schizoid Personality Disorder

Sean Mactire’s book Malicious Intent: A Writer’s Guide to How Murderers, Robbers, Rapists, and Other Criminal Think offers three factors in creating a great antagonist: the Four Basics (irresponsibility, self-indulgence, interpersonal intrusivenes… Continue reading

Paranoid Personality Disorder

Sean Mactire’s book Malicious Intent: A Writer’s Guide to How Murderers, Robbers, Rapists, and Other Criminal Think offers three factors in creating a great antagonist: the Four Basics (irresponsibility, self-indulgence, interpersonal intrusivenes… Continue reading

Borderline Personality Disorder

In my last post, I offered the ingredients for a great antagonist: the four basics (irresponsibility, self-indulgence, interpersonal intrusiveness, and social rule-breaking), a mental illness, and one or more characteristics from a list (see previ… Continue reading

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome

I’m deep within Sean Mactire’s book, Malicious Intent: A Writer’s Guide to How Murderers, Robbers, Rapists, and Other Criminal Think, in the chapter regarding victims of violent crime. I’m using the information to create believable characters for … Continue reading