So, you got your idea, you got your characters and dialogue, but the story still feels flat. What do you do now? Well, you have to increase the conflict! These book suggestions will help you to make your writing more dynamic by making things very difficult for your characters. Because, let’s be honest–no one wants to read a book where everything goes perfectly for your hero 100% of the time. Boring!
Conflict and Suspense by James Scott Bell
Writing with Emotion, Tension, and Conflict: Techniques for Crafting an Expressive and Compelling Novel by Cheryl St. John
Plot Versus Character: A Balanced Approach to Writing Great Fiction by Jeff Gerke