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ReadOasis Step 3 (Part 2) Second, stories are about trials, troubles, and tribulations. A story without trouble or conflict is boring. No one wants... Seven Elements of Story Grammar (Step 3)

ReadOasis Step 3
(Part 2)

Second, stories are about trials, troubles, and tribulations. A story without trouble or conflict is boring. No one wants to read about a character whose life is perfectly conventional. When characters undergo no conflict, we experience no emotion.

Contemplate this. People remember bad days more easily than good days. When people are cheerful and content, everything is the way it should be. There is no reason to think about why. But when in trouble they ask, "Why is ...

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