Creating an amazing supporting cast that can offer important relationship dynamics in fiction will also help develop your protagonist.
There’s nothing incorrect in using confrontation to create conflict in fiction. But to understand conflict as only confrontation is too narrow a definition.
Explore seven different ways to connect thematically-pertinent antagonists to your protagonist--and thus, your main conflict.
Writing righteous characters is about making certain they are larger-than-life in their ability to reflect your readers' own personal struggle for goodness.
The problem of overly complex plots is really the problem of authors writing stories they either fail to fully understand and/or aren't in control of.
Discover how avoiding dead-end relationships will help you eliminate other story killers such as dull plots, insipid characters, and flat themes.
Once you understand what to look for, you can find and fix even the most extraneous of story events before they derail your book's narrative.
Too many authors write story conflict that isn't so much conflict as a delaying tactic to fill their books. Learn how to fix this problem before it starts!