As opposed to external conflict, internal conflict is one that occurs within the character. It can feature any number or combination of things like values, beliefs, morals, or it can be about overcoming their fear or their past.
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Scenes can be about action or reaction, but no matter what, something must happen in your scene that will move your story forward. If you can take the scene out of the novel, and the rest of the book still works and is not compromised, then the scene should be cut. If you can get rid of it, you should.