Watch What’s Eating Gilbert Grape http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0108550/ Think about Character, Tone, Structure, Scene Work and Dialogue and how all these elements are pulled together to propel the story forward. Also think about elements of acting vs. action which is what comes out of the character when faced with conflict.
Here’s a conflict, WordPress, I wanted to put an image here but you wouldn’t accept anything from my computer. It’s not like it’s got HIV.
Also, kids, here’s An Article to Read.