You’ve Got My Attention but Where’s the Action?

By Beth Hill

As readers, we know that either plot or characters can be the driving force behind great stories.

As writers, we sometimes forget that we need either plot or characters to be the driving force behind our stories.

I’ve read a handful of manuscripts over the last months where either plot or character have been seemingly forgotten. The stories are well-crafted in terms of the mechanics, so it seems the writers were so involved in the technical issues that they forgot the elements that interest readers.

We’ll look at character at another time; for this article, let’s examine the importance of plot, specifically action in our plots. See More . . . 




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