Relational Inequalities in Fiction Writing

So today I wanted to talk about relationships. No, this isn't just for Romance books. This is about all relationships--your antagonist and his second-in-command, your hero and her best friend, and even the protagonist and the antagonist (chances are, if they're fighting each other for any length of time, they have a relationship, albeit a … Continue reading Relational Inequalities in Fiction Writing

#Drama: Make It, Don’t Fake It #atozchallenge

As we discussed yesterday, your climax (and your novel in general) needs conflict of some kind to make the story go. But how do you go about creating this conflict, or drama? There are two kinds of drama in a story. The primary drama, which consists of the main character fighting whatever the antagonist is: … Continue reading #Drama: Make It, Don’t Fake It #atozchallenge