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Beyond the Burnished Beginning: Thinking About Larger Plot and Structure Issues for your Story by Jacqui Lipton

How many times have you revised and revised your first 10, 20, or 50 manuscript pages until they’re so glossy and sparkly that you have to wear sunglasses to read them? Then …. YOU FACE THAT AWFUL SAGGY MIDDLE and want to curl up into a fetal position and never write again? It’s a common …
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Four Things You Can Do When Plotting Isn’t Working For You by Dina von Lowenkraft

Although every finished book has a plot, not every plot is developed in the same way. There is a long-standing debate between writers who plot before writing their story (plotters) and those who discover their plot as they write (pantsers). Unfortunately, most of the plotting books I’ve read are for people whose minds work in …