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The central conflict of your novel - infographic

Choosing the central conflict of your novel: Infographic

Remember our post about choosing the central conflict of your novel? Conflict between characters or between a character and an inhospitable environment drive action. This keeps readers engrossed as it introduces an air of unpredictability that leaves readers wanting more. We’ve created an infographic condensing the information on story conflicts we included in the earlier post on […]

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conflict, plot and writing your novel - picture of woman screaming

“But”, “therefore” “and so”: Conflict, plot

A lack of conflict (plot or formal conflict not included) is a common problem in the work of many beginning writers. There are a number of ways to effectively add conflict to your novel and keep your readers turning pages. It may help for you to think about conflict as complications. One problem many writers […]

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