Tag: Plotting a Novel

How to Fix a Sagging Middle

Do you often suffer from a sagging middle? I know that sounds like the beginning of an ad or sales pitch for some miracle weight loss or exercise cure but it’s a huge problem for authors. And no, not because we sit on our butts a lot. I’m talking about the story that starts perfectly…

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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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