Literary fiction writers tend to avoid plot. We’re trained to be plot snobs, focused only on character development and description and point-of-view amongst other things. But your story can’t be plotless. Plot is tension, plot is drama, plot IS story.
Creative Writing Worksheet – Decision Making (PDF) Your characters’ decisions will determine the course of your story. Will they make the right choice or the wrong one? And who can tell the difference? Use this worksheet to test which decisions will weave
character development questions: answer all these questions and you should have a fully developed character for your audience to connect with. a strong character can carry a weak plot; but a strong plot can’t carry weak characters.