I'm talking about plotting over at Write Anything today. How do you make something compelling happen in your fiction? How do you keep a narrative flowing smoothly from scene to scene, location to location? Simple!(1) Use the LOCK, Luke! Not familiar with the LOCK method? You, dear reader are in for a treat. James Scott Bell's(2) LOCK is a great tool for constructing plots, straightening out tangled plot messes and livening up blah fiction. Go check it out!
(1) Notice I said "simple", not "easy". Writing is still hard, but LOCK helps to makes the process rational.
(2) Not a paid endorsement. I just love his book, "Plot and Structure".
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