Like you, before reading the book I had no idea what the heck that meant. Nor did I have any idea what “structural conflict” vs. “structural tension” was all about—let alone why creating structural tension is the core attribute of creative genius.
As you gain an understanding of how structure determines behavior, you’ll also gain a sense for why Fritz believes affirmations and willpower and all that other “positive thinking” stuff will never give you sustainable creative powers.
For that? We need a whole new structure.
So, let’s get building!!
(Oh, and while we’re at it, let’s hit on some other key components of the creator’s success, shall we?)