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Prime Stakes by Jacqui Lipton

Elements of a Plot If you’ve ever plotted out a novel, or taken a story structure class, you’re probably familiar with the idea of working forward from the protagonist’s goal. As I (and MANY others) have said: CHARACTER + DESIRE + OBSTACLES = PLOT. If you know what your character wants more than anything else …
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Character or Plot? by Cassiel Knight

Emotions vs Plot The other day, I was listening to a recording from Romance Writers of America (RWA) Nationals about evoking emotions. The speaker said something that resonated with me. Not because I agreed or didn’t agree with what she said (parts I definitely did), but because I thought it really spoke to why I …