[lit-ideas] conflict vs. character in fiction

  • From: Eric Yost <NYCEric@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 10 Dec 2004 00:46:30 -0500

For most romance readers, it is NOT about the plot or the conflict--it 
is  all about character development.

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IMHO, characters develop in conflict. In fact, one could argue that 
character IS how one responds to conflict.

Not that conflict has to involve being chased by guys firing 
machine-pistols. People just want different things: that's conflict 
enough. And often, character enough.



Eric

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