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30.08.2013 12:54    Comments: 0    Categories: Writing Conflict      Tags: mark nichol  types  narrative conflict  
Every work of literature, and much nonfiction narrative, is based on at least one of the following conflicts.
06.03.2013 03:42    Comments: 0    Categories: Writing Conflict      Tags: joy cagil  conflict  fiction  writing  
Conflict exists everywhere: in a family, in a work place, and among people and groups. Conflict is also at the core of any work of fiction. Without conflict there is no drama.
02.08.2011 15:39    Comments: 0    Categories: Fiction Elements  Fiction Writing  Writing  Writing Characters  Writing Craft  Writing Tips  Writing Conflict      Tags: characters  character  conflict development  conflict  
Picture the Conflict One theory of psychiatry refers to "inner pictures" in a person's personal "photo album".
23.07.2011 14:00    Comments: 0    Categories: Fiction Elements  Fiction Writing  Writing Conflict  Writing Description  Writing Tips      Tags: visceral description  show  don't tell  melvin m. harter  
We don't hook a reader with logical exposition, flat narration or argument. We must get to the part of the reader's life that is involuntary, automatic: the five senses and mood/emotion.
06.06.2011 15:31    Comments: 0    Categories: Screenwriting  Writing Conflict      Tags: drama is conflict  screenplays  jeff bollow  
Last weekend, I held another sold-out workshop at Fox in Sydney, and, as is usually the case at my workshops, I found a new way of presenting an idea that helped me grasp it better.
03.06.2011 19:14    Comments: 0    Categories: Fiction Elements  Fiction Writing  Creative Writing  Writing Conflict  Writing Craft      Tags: conflict  basic principles of writing  lajos egri  
Even people who know little about the mechanics of writing are bored by a static play, a play which has little conflict or spotty conflict.
03.06.2011 18:41    Comments: 0    Categories: Writing Conflict  Fiction Writing  Fiction Elements  Writing Craft      Tags: conflict makes the story  conflic  story  cheryl st. john  
No matter what writing topic I'm asked to address, I hang the most importance on characters. Conflict is drawn from characters. It's based on their goals, their backstory and their motivation.
25.05.2011 23:19    Comments: 0    Categories: Fiction Writing  Writing Conflict  Mervyn Love  Writing      Tags: conflict  backbone  story  
Most types of story, whether short stories or novels, absolutely need that vital ingredient: the conflict.
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