Writing Your Novel: Conflict Essentials

Over the weekend, I received a couple of messages from Fiction Frenzy students, who were unsure about conflict, and how to create it.

Here’s the thing about conflict: the conflict in your book must be related to your story question, and it must escalate. No unrelated conflicts, please… :-)

Here’s an excellent slide deck from Bob Mayer introducing in the ins and outs of conflict…

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Angela Booth is a top copywriter, multi-published author, and writing teacher. She offers many guides, courses and classes to help writers to enhance their skills on her Writing Genii website. She also provides inspiration and motivation for writers on her writing blogs. Angela has been writing successfully since the late 1970s, and was online in the 1980s, long before the birth of the Web. Her business books have been widely published.

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