Tag: internal conflict

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    “Aha!” Moments and Character “Change”

    I love character stories. In fact, I rarely enjoy a story unless it has a character-driven component. So I was naturally surprised that I so […]

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    Internal and External Conflicts

    Stories use two types of conflict: internal and external. Internal conflicts are resolved by something changing inside the character, whereas external conflicts are resolved in the world around outside the character. When these two work together, the result can be dazzling. And when they don’t, the result can be devastating.