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Creative Writing Exercises For Dummies by Maggie Hamand

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Part IV

Developing Your Plot and Structure

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webextras.eps Find more information on generating your plot and structure at www.dummies.com/extras/creativewritingexercises.

In this part …

  • Find an appropriate overall structure and timeline to whatever kind of story you’re writing. Structuring and plotting your story are essential to its success.
  • Strengthen your skills to identify the best way to begin, work out how to build suspense and complicate and expand the narrative, write a thrilling climax and end the story with a satisfying conclusion.
  • Get taken step by step through the plotting process and look at all the different ways you can keep readers hooked – until you’re ready to let them go!

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