My previous post was to encourage you to let your imagination soar during NaNoWriMo. My prompts for the month will help you with this task. First I have NaNoWriMo prompts for plot. Below are suggestions to bring propulsion to your plot if you find it bogging down. Your main character makes a new friend. Your… Continue Reading →
Plots Points for NaNoWriMo
Need plot points for NaNoWriMo? Now that NaNoWriMo is more than half over, you may be running out of inspiration, especially when it comes to plot. For me, keeping a plot fresh is the hardest part of writing. Below are some suggestions to reignite inspiration as you head toward your goal for NaNoWriMo. Let settings… Continue Reading →
What’s Their Plot for a YA Story?
Last week, I posted photos for readers to choose an antagonist for the young man in the Nike shirt as we assemble the literary building blocks for a YA story. The winner is this red-headed girl. Now that we have our protagonist and antagonist, we can turn to plot. What’s their plot for a YA… Continue Reading →
What’s the Plot Behind This Face?
The county fair wrapped up recently in my part of the Buckeye State, so when I scrolled onto this photo, I was intrigued. The young man is upset and thinking something over. What’s the plot behind this face? The music blaring from the speakers on the midway grows faint as I watch them. Tyler is… Continue Reading →
What’s the Plot for this Scene?
What’s the plot for this scene? What drama can you add to two people out on a trail ride? Below is my inspiration. The top arc of the sun just clears the horizon as we trot down the deserted country lane. A woodpecker drums on the snag of a dead ash. Dad hasn’t said a… Continue Reading →