Your selection of setting and character will do a lot in this department, but you also have to carefully craft the sequence of events that will take place between the event that sets the story in motion and the event that brings it to its conclusion. A straight path between the two is rarely interesting. Twists and turns that increase the sense of struggle provide an opportunity for the readers to build stronger emotional bonds with the character and build suspense.Read Article
The Plot Skeleton Podcast: How to Write a Plot Outline
A plot skeleton can also be called a plot outline—the structure or bare bones of a story. How to write a successful plot outline that incorporates characters, plot, and climax is the subject of this podcast.Download the Podcast Now!