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Plots & Plotting

Plot Twists

Dear Barbara, I love your column and hope you’ll find time to answer one of my questions. 🙂 I’ve been told my story needs more “plot twists” and the ones I do have

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Prep That Book

Before you start writing your novel, it is my firm opinion that you need to have at least a general idea of what the story is (plot), who’s in it (characters), and the

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How The Four Elements Are Related

Plot, Style, Character Development, and Length are always related. Any good novel has exactly the right balance of each, one that is appropriate to the genre and story. Also, it’s important to note

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