Scene Prompt #27: Hate me, Love me

Does your main character have any frenemies? A foe who becomes a friend? For this prompt, we're looking for shifting characters. One of my favorite types of show episodes is when the main character's antagonist--not Big Bad, usually, but an antagonist--becomes the character's friend. The main character gets taken hostage in a bank robbery with … Continue reading Scene Prompt #27: Hate me, Love me

Scene Middles: Middle = Conflict, Part 3

Still doing conflict. Two weeks ago was the Why and the What. Last week was How much and How to add it. Today is How to optimize conflict and What conflict isn't. Here we go . . . Conflict works best when: It's presented on stage . . . "Conflict is a fight at some … Continue reading Scene Middles: Middle = Conflict, Part 3