Gail Gaymer Martin

Gail Gaymer Martin

Welcome to CAN Blog where we share information with you on new books, writing tips, and much more. Hello from Gail Gaymer Martin. And before I begin, let me wish you a blessed and merry Christmas

For the past seven posts, I’ve cover the topic of Tension and Conflict. This is a major part of writing fiction since it is emotion that captures the reader and keeps them hanging on to the pages even when dinner time rolls around.

We all want readers to love our work and good conflict triggers tension which is shown through emotion. Today the topic is Stretching Tension, and it will provide you with numerous ideas to enhance the emotion in your stories.

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Gail Gaymer Martin

Gail Gaymer Martin

Happy Friday from Gail Gaymer Martin

Each post from me these past weeks has been focused on Tension and Conflict. Today you’ll hear about ways to create tension

Earlier I described the difference between conflict and tension. Conflict is the action of two opposing forces. It is the butting of heads between ideas, needs, desires and wants, or it can be a single individual wanting two opposing things. What makes conflict important is the tension it creates. Tension creates the emotional response to the conflict. Without it, the conflict would not have much impact on the reader.

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Gail Gaymer Martin

Gail Gaymer Martin

Good morning from Gail Gaymer Martin.

I hope you’re enjoying the summer as I have been, always busy but loving what I do.

For the past few posts from me, we’ve been looking at the writing elements of Tension and Conflict. Today we’ll look at Part 4 dealing with tension as a response to action. So let’s go.

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