FICTION: For writers of all genre who want to write, and the readers who love them. Find what you want to know.
5 Tips for Writing Conflict into Your Book
By: MARTIN CAVANNAGH ©
When you sit down at your desk to plan your novel, you’ll probably first want to sketch out your plot, characters, and setting. That’s a good start — but you don’t want to stop there. Very often, aspiring authors ignore one of the most central tenets of storytelling: conflict.
Think about all your favourite books. Where would they be without their central conflict — whether it’s the struggle between protagonist and antagonist or the personal demons the central figure encounters in their biography?