Category Archives: Plot

How to Strengthen a weak Story

Weak stories are a common encounter in beginning fiction, even when the quest is strong and the stakes are high. Example of weak story: The protagonist endangers his life to save his best friend’s life, who’s been kidnapped by a … Continue reading

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Plot writing: And then vs. But

Here’s a piece of brilliant advice on how to build your plot, from Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators of South Park and The Book of Mormon. Don’t plan out your action linearly: she did this and then she … Continue reading

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