Does your character say the right thing – but it’s understood the wrong way? Or takes something well-meaning in the wrong spirit?
I was given a great lesson in writing dialogue recently. 554 more words
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When creating character and story goals and conflict, there are generally two ways to go about it:
Protagonist and Antagonist wants the same thing (hero/heroine vs villain). 466 more words
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What is internal conflict? What is external conflict? What other types of conflict are there? How do you set up conflict in a novel? How do you sustain that conflict? 616 more words
There are two drivers for novels; character and plot. Character-driven stories are those where the character’s actions and reactions drive the story forward and fuel turning points and happenings. 922 more words