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Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Writing Structures: Crisis vs. Conflict
Dennis G. Jerz - Good storytellers differentiate between a crisis (an emergency, such as a car crash or an illness) and conflict (a clash of wills, a difficult moral choice, or an internal mental struggle). Beginning authors often focus on the exciting crisis rather than the conflict that makes readers care about the characters enduring the crisis.