When I begin a short story or a novel I like to have a firm idea of the plot in my mind. Once my imagination is pre-loaded I flesh out characters and work through various outcomes. I do best when I have the rough draft of six major scenes. If I do not know some key things going into a story I usually fail to connect enough to finish it.
This is a Generated Plotline It contains a Main Character, 2nd Character, Setting, Situation, Theme and Character Action. MC = A woman in her early thirties, who is very foolish. 2nd C = A woman in her sixties, who can be quite manipulative. Setting = The story begins in a restaurant. Situation = Someone is […]