A problem is something that needs to be fixed.
character might want to do
want to change
need to find out
Usually happens near the beginning of the story

A solution is a way to manage or solve the problem.
Usually happens near the end of the story


the water was rising

there was no gas

he was all alone

the bridge was closed

the winds were too strong

the rain wouldn't stop

the horse started to buck

he was lost

it began growing

the noise continued to get .louder

everyone is running away

the temperature dropped