Question by GMK: How do you write a good football book?
I once tried to write a story about college football, but it didn’t seem to work out. I gave up on it because I read over what I wrote on the characters playing football, and it was totally cheesy. Can someone tell me how to write a good football story?
Answer by Persiphone_Hellecat
You need some kind of a conflict on the team. What conflicts could there be? Two star players hate each other? One is caught cheating and is disqualified to play? Think of conflicts … Brian’s Song was an absolutely wonderful football novel. Two best friends one white one black – one gets cancer and the other helps him through it. Brainstorm – come up with conflicts and work from there. Pax – C
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