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That will end the hassling. It's easy, once you know what these people want, to see all kinds of potential scenes for this story. Choose a second one from the possibilities, depending on whose story you're concentrating on (in a novel, maybe all three people's stories). Then, adjust the conflict level to contrast with the first. WHO ARE THESE PEOPLE? INTRODUCING AND DEVELOPING YOUR CHARACTERS So far we've talked about writing the first two scenes to develop conflict and imply change. Notice, however, that in everything I've said so far is an implicit assumption: Different characters will have different kinds of conflicts and changes.

Just because she was thirteen and the twins were an ancient fourteen (big deal), they got to go to the dance and she didn't. Well, if they thought she was dumb enough to believe that was the real reason, they had another think coming. Cindy knew better. It was because Annie and Dru were Mary's real daughters and she was just a stepdaughter. Dad spent all this time telling her they were just one big happy family, all the kids treated the same—yeah, sure. Then this happens. " Real fair. Now you have five openings for the same story.

She fought to keep her voice steady. " He was already in. She saw that he wore his usual Saturday night outfit: jeans, boots, leather jacket. He crossed the rug to stand so close to her rocker that she could smell the whiskey, a faint blurry odor around his thighs. She bit her lip. "I came to see how you're doing," he said softly. " "That's nice of you," Louise quavered, because she couldn't think what else to say, couldn't think at all. His belt buckle glittered beside her cheek. " He touched a curl at her nape.

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