Plotting: The Messy Doorway to Story

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I'm plotting a new trilogy of novels, and as usual, it's hard. I keep thinking that someday I'll figure out THE way to plot "correctly." So far, that hasn't happened. Every time I start again, the process is unclear, messy, frustrating, and likely to fail at any moment. Yet, somehow, I muddle through to a ...

Plot

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Plotting Your Novel Plotting is the arrangement of events that occur in your story. Start with our most popular post about plotting: 29 Plot Templates Or find what you need in the article list.

Series Tips: Characters, Timeline & Plot

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Are you interested in writing a series of novels, picture books or stories? Here are some series tips. My first general tip is to use Scrivener. It's the software designed for authors and writers. It allows you to arrange (and rearrange) chunks of story, much like an outline. There's a visual aspect when you use the ...