Tags » How To Plot

Is Your Idea Strong Enough? Story Structure Part 4

Whether we are traditionally published, indie published or self-published, we must connect with readers and tell a great story. Structure is the “delivery system” for our story, so it’s wise to make it as solid as possible. 2,065 more words

Kristen Lamb

Tuesday Two-Minute Writing Tip - Cliché Phrases to Avoid

Got two minutes? Then check out this week’s quick tip:

Clichés: I’m not referring to plot cliches or tropes. That’s another topic for another day, although I’m not sure I really have a problem with those. 640 more words

For Writers

Tuesday Two-Minute Writing Tip - Expletive Construction

Got two minutes? Then check out this week’s quick tip:

Expletive Construction – Sentences that begin with phrases like…

For Writers

On the Plotting and Pacing of Things

Once you have characters and a world, the actual story comes next. Whatever that story is, it’s up to you. There’s a niche for everything and every story has its place somewhere. 878 more words

99¢ Sale Ends Soon - How to Plot with Find the Magic & Suspense Thriller Without Mercy

The last day of 99 cent pricing for each of these books is November 15, 2014. Be sure to grab your copies now.

(They will, however, continue to be available through Kindle Unlimited after the sale ends.) 810 more words


Conducting a Story

One of the things I have some trouble with when writing is plotting. It’s not a problem unique to me – I think plotting is something a lot of people struggle with, but it’s something that can be improved and worked on, which is a major plus. 1,689 more words

Writing News

To Plot Or Not To Plot

There are basically two ways of going about writing and plotting a story. I like to describe them as:

  • The Path of Least Resistance
  • The Path of Most Resistance…
  • 173 more words