Category Archives: Plotting

Bring Your Inner Creativity OUT & Stop Writer’s Block!

Good news! Plot Whispering guru Martha Alderson is visiting today as she releases The Plot Whisperer Book of Writing Prompts: Easy Exercises to Get You Writing into the world. I know that finding inspiration and getting our writing mind running … Continue reading

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Adapting Story Structure for Any Project

Lydia Sharp is with us today to share some tips on how to use Blake Snyder’s Beat Sheet to help with story structure, so please read on! ***** Ever since I discovered Save the Cat! by Blake Snyder back in … Continue reading

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The Plot Thickens

Today we’re hosting editor and author C. S. Lakin on the importance of plotting in layers, and how these layers work together to enhance your character’s struggles and challenges. Creating plots and subplots is one of my favorite parts of … Continue reading

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To Plot or Not to Plot?

Today, we’re happy to welcome Melissa Donovan as a guest writer. Melissa is a website designer and copywriter. She is also the founder and editor of Writing Forward, a blog packed with creative writing tips and ideas. To plot or not to plot—that is … Continue reading

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