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Add more drama: Natural disasters

Volcano by ZombieSmith

Stories without drama are really boring, which is why in TV, books and films, characters are always faced with perils to survive and overcome. Natural disasters are excellent ways to add drama to a story. 

Examples of natural disasters to write into your story:

  • Earthquake
  • Tsunami
  • Lightning storm
  • Flood
  • Meteor
  • Earthquake
  • Avalanche/Landslide
  • Tornado
  • Erupting volcano
  • Wildfire
  • Virus epidemic

Top image by ZombieSmith, & taken from this article.