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6 types of story conflicts - Now Novel

6 story conflicts possible in your book

  Conflict is at the heart of all stories. These are six of the story conflicts possible in your book: But first, what are story conflicts? A conflict in a book is a situation or meeting between characters that results in challenge and opposition.  Conflict, such as a power struggle between a hero (or protagonist) and villain […]

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how to create tension in a story - Oscar Wilde quote on suspense

How to create tension in a story

  How to create tension in a story in 8 steps: Step 1: Create engaging and dynamic characters with opposing goals. Step 2: Choose a conflict that is important to your characters. Their investment in the outcome will create investment in the reader. Step 3: Keep raising the stakes: Your story needs several points where […]

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