If you have no Hero, no Villain, and no Conflict, you have no story.
The words above are simply explaining that to have something worthy of retelling, you've got to have two people in conflict. The Hero can be anyone, picking one side of the argument. The Villain can also be anyone, picking another side of the argument. And they must pull in opposite directions.
The stronger the conflict, the more impossible the odds, and the more incompatible your characters, the better chance for your story to work and to be read.Read More