10 Ways to Introduce Conflict Into Dialogue

Posted: January 17, 2014 in Writing, Writing Tips

Characters meet resistance through conflict with other characters. This does not mean they have to physically fight. Dialogue plays a big part in conflict.

The narrative of a story defines the plot and description sets the scene. Dialogue shows us how characters react to events in their own words. It shows us what they’re willing to tell other characters and what they need to hide. Dialogue is an effective way to increase conflict, tension, and suspense in your book.

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