Posts in "Plot" category

25 Ways to Create Suspense in your Plot

Every writer has to know how to create suspense.

If you can’t create suspense in your book, readers will always feel shortchanged and indifferent to your story. Suspense is THE crucial technique to creating a riveting plot.

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9 Story Structures to Plot Your Next Novel

Writing a novel can feel like staring into the void. When you’re sitting in front of a blank page, anything could happen, and that feeling is both freeing… and terrifying. This is where a good story structure comes in.

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12 Great Ways to Outline a Novel

Whether you’re a planner or a pantser, just hear me out.

For the writer, an outline is a tool.

A good outline helps you do two things.

  1. See the big picture
  2. Organize the little details

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