Writing Tips and Writerly Musings

Tips For Sustaining Tension In Your Writing

May 24th, 2021  •  7 mins 40 secs  •  Download (14.1 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Last week, I talked about giving characters agency, but that’s not all editors and agents request. Another thing they ask for is ‘tension’. If the reader doesn’t have a reason to care what happens next, you’ve lost your tension.

But! Tension doesn't always have to mean conflict!