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The Basis of all Drama is Conflict!

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Conflict is the heart of all drama – for without conflict, there is no drama.

Syd Field (“Screenplay”) “Without conflict there is no action; without action there is no character; without character there is no story. And without story there is no screenplay.”

Robert McKee (“Story”) “Nothing moves forward in a story except through conflict.”

William Froug (“In Screenwriting Tricks of the Trade”) “Without conflict, you might as well pack it in – you are in the wrong field of endeavor. Without conflict, your reader will fall asleep and you will never have to think about having an audience. The ball game is over.”

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