Tag: how to plot a novel

Do You Have a Plotting Problem?

  I’m teaching a class on plotting a novel and while I was putting together notes for the first lesson, something dawned upon me. I shared it with the students and I thought maybe you’d like to hear it too. I always hear people say their biggest problem is plotting but I don’t think that’s always…

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Plotting Tips with Valerie Ullmer

  Have trouble plotting your story? Author Valerie Ullmer has some easy tips to follow…   Whenever I start plotting a new novel, I start at the beginning. Story Structure. Your story, whether a short story, novella, or a full-length novel should be told in three acts, with eight plot points specifically placed along the…

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