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WHY SPEC SCRIPTS FAIL: Dilemma in Story

The dictionary defines dilemma as a situation with a choice to be made in which neither alternative is acceptable. Two equally unacceptable alternatives—two equally painful choices. Stewart Farquhar shares tips for creating dilemma in story for both the antagonist and protagonist.