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Quick Take: Plan for Turbulence

Written By: Jessica Morrell - Feb• 20•16

lightningBeginning fiction writers I’ll make this quick: In fiction characters do not get along most of the time. Tension comes from fractious relationships, power struggles, disagreements, love or hate or longing that cannot be expressed. Plan your stories for turbulence, not sweetness. Fiction is a world of unease. I told you I’d be quick.

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