The Elements of Tension

Infographic and examples of different kinds of tension. And how you can use it in your story or book.
An infographic about which different kinds of conflict you can create and why conflict and tension is necessary in good storytelling.


Tension and conflict are crucial for any compelling narrative. With this infographic I seek to convey some of the key elements that you’ll need to integrate into your story, be it fiction, nonfiction, memoir, or any other long work utilizing a narrative arc.

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