7 Keys to Writing Irresistible Plots

Flaming Horse of Doom

Why? Because, hey, Flaming Horse of Doom! That’s why.

If you’ve ever tried to write a book, you’ve probably struggled with plotting.

Plot is more than just what happens in the story. There’s a bigger structure to what happens, and when, and why.

Do it right, and you’ll create a gripping story. But do it wrong, and your story will get nothing but yawns.

Want to know the secret to writing irresistible plots?

I’ve created an easy way to lay out the major story beats of any novel or short story for maximum impact. I call it the F.I.C.T.I.O.N. structure (Flaw, Incident, Choice, etc.).

Every time I talk about this at a writing conference, people go crazy.

Today, fantasy author Janice Hardy invited me to Fiction University to explain how it works. Check it out:


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One thought on “7 Keys to Writing Irresistible Plots

  1. Reblogged this on and commented:
    Perfect for writers struggling to figure out how to write compelling plots.

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