Want to know the secret sauce to keep your readers engaged?

In today’s episode, Lauren goes over two super important ingredients your story should have if you want to keep your readers from putting your book down – tension and conflict.

She starts the episode by defining these concepts, as well as giving examples of the types of books where you can find them.

You will also hear her talk about some great tips on building tension and conflict, the genres she recommends reading to learn more about them, and much more!

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In this episode, we cover:
-The difference between tension and conflict.
-How to show tension in writing.
-Types of tension in literature.
-Ways to create tension in a story.
-Categories of conflict.

Resources and links mentioned during this episode:
-Sign up for the mini-course on plotting HERE!.
-Check out the Write Your Frigging Book Already™ program HERE!
-Join the School for Writers Academy and start building a thriving writing career today! 

Book recommendation of the week:
Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows by Balli Kaur Jaswal.

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