Riding in a car a girl sticks her head out the window savoring the wind through her hair and against the palm of her hand.

Bumps In The Road — Increase the Conflict in Your Story

Think of your story as a car. Your car starts a road trip in one place with a destination in mind. Depending how the journey progresses your car either follows the map and ends up where it intended to go, or it becomes diverted and ends up in a different place.

Wherever your car winds up, you want to bring the reader along for the ride. Let them experience the potholes…