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    Ideas for conflict?

    Discussion in 'Plot Development' started by durannie, Sep 13, 2011.

    I've just started on a novel. I had a very basic idea for it--it's about a man in a relationship in which his (female) partner abuses him. However, I'm not sure what to do in terms of a strong plot line and conflict. Any ideas?
     
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    The conflict is the plot... There's a pretty strong attitude towards not writing people's plots for them on this forum. :p

    Sit around and think of the logical consequences of such a plot: why did he get into such a relationship or did she change and if so what caused it? Work from there to decide hw they both go from there.
     
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    For starters, you might want to think about why you decided on that as a starting point, where you wanted to go with it. You may also want to do some research on abusive relationships.
     

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