Creating Great Horror Villains

Creating Great Horror Villains

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Horror is a special genre that doesn’t necessarily follow the classic, structural formula for writing screenplays. In this unique webinar, you will learn easy-to-use techniques for creating truly unique villains (both human and inhuman) which will make your horror movies memorable and commercial.

The webinar will be taught by Glenn M. Benest, award-winning screenwriter and one of Los Angeles’ most popular instructors of screenwriting workshops.


  • How do develop a truly scary antagonist for your horror screenplay
  • Understand why the villain in horror is more important than the protagonist
  • The techniques used by Stephen King, Kevin Williamson, Wes Craven and many other horror writers to create scares
  • The sub genres of horror and how they are all unique and have their own special rules
  • Why it’s so important to find contained environments in horror from which your characters can’t escape
  • What are the best themes for your horror script


  • More advanced writers who are writing horror screenplays and want easy to learn “tricks of the trade” to quickly adapt
  • Beginning writers who have an interest in this genre
  • Screenwriters who want to understand how to create fascinating villains for horror or any other genre
  • Those who want techniques from the masters in writing truly, scary movies
The Writers Store does not offer any refunds for the webinar. All sales are final.