Category: Story Beats
Plot structure covers more than the main storyline. Bestselling authors often include one or more subplots. I’ll share my favorite subplot pattern and then show how you can use plot structure to make your writing life more interesting and fun.
Popular masterworks, such as The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, follow a traditional story structure. I wondered, why do many writers resist using a story structure? Do they perceive it’s too complicated? Albert Einstein said, “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.” In this post, I’ll explore how Story Beats simplifies structure,…