Creating Tension

You’ve probably heard about tension and know it’s a big deal, maybe even the biggest deal in storytelling, but why? What is tension, and why is it so important to storytelling? The following was taken from How to Create Tension a great article that covers all the bases of this all-important narrative element. Why Is Tension … More Creating Tension

Creating Conflict

Thou shalt have conflict on every page Adding conflict to your story is just as important as tension and character development. It adds tension to a story by creating a level of uncertainty. The reader knows there are two opposing forces, and has no choice but to keep reading in order to find out who … More Creating Conflict