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12.02.2016 17:09    Comments: 0    Categories: Plotting      Tags: basic plots  master plots  plots in literature  
People often say that there are only a certain number of basic plots in all of literature, and that any story is really just a variation on these plots.
 
17.12.2015 02:04    Comments: 0    Categories: Writing Plot      Tags: plots  literature  
People often say that there are only a certain number of basic plots in all of literature, and that any story is really just a variation on these plots.
 
08.11.2015 03:48    Comments: 0    Categories: Fiction Writing      Tags: brian a. klems  improve writing  subplots  subtext  
Creating a story line that is subordinate to—but related to—the primary plotline, a background story that centers on the character’s inner demons, is great fodder for a subplot.
 
05.07.2014 00:21    Comments: 0    Categories: Writing Plot      Tags: ronald tobias  master plots  
20 Master Plots, and how to build them, describes 20 common story plots and gives lots of detail on how to construct complete stories around them.
 
31.12.2013 10:50    Comments: 0    Categories: Writing Quotations      Tags: james n. frey  writing quotes  quotes  plots  
Writers come up with some interesting metaphors when speaking of plot. Some say the plot is the highway and the characters are the automobiles.
 
29.07.2011 02:35    Comments: 0    Categories: Fiction Elements  Fiction Writing  Writing Craft  Writing Plot  Writing Tips      Tags: the seven great story plots  rob parnell  plot  plotting  
Looking at the number of remakes that Hollywood churns out you'd be forgiven for thinking that original stories are in short supply.
 
21.06.2011 13:40    Comments: 0    Categories: Fiction Elements  Fiction Writing  Plotting  Structure  Writing Craft  Writing Plot  Writing Tips  Writing Subplot      Tags: plot  plotting  subplots  dramatic  melanie anne phillips  
Dramatica divides "subplots" into two types: Those that run parallel and don't really affect each other Dramatically, and those that are dramatically hinged together.
 
21.06.2011 13:31    Comments: 0    Categories: Fiction Elements  Fiction Writing  Plotting  Structure  Writing Craft  Writing Plot  Writing Tips  Writing Subplot      Tags: plot  plotting  subplots  
All you people working on novels will be glad to hear, this section deals completely with you. A novel must have at least one subplot; otherwise all you have written is a really long short story.
 
20.06.2011 18:43    Comments: 0    Categories: Fiction Writing  Fiction Elements  Plotting  Structure  Writing  Writing Plot  Writing Craft  Writing Tips      Tags: plot  plotting  braiding plots  alison kent  
I have a subliminal grasp of plotting or I wouldn't have sold the number of books I have sold. My current writing goal, however, is to master plotting.
 
18.06.2011 16:24    Comments: 0    Categories: Fiction Elements  Fiction Writing  Screenwriting  Plotting  Writing Craft  Writing Plot  Writing Tips      Tags: plot  plotting  martha alderson  blockbuster plots  
If you make explicit what you already know intuitively about the structure of movies and stories, you'll have yourself a conscious plotting tool.
 
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