4 Cs – a plotting formula for writers who hate the formulaic – guest post at Ingram Spark

How do we tease a bunch of ideas into a plot? How much notice should we take of common plot shapes such as the Hero’s Journey? Are they worn to death now? If we get creative and throw the rules out of the window, how do we ensure we don’t end up with an unreadable mess? IngramSpark noticed I have a book about plot, so they asked me over to their blog to write a quick guide to plotting with pizzazz, panache and unpredictability. (I realise that’s 3 Ps, but my post is actually about Cs. Oh well. All will be explained.) Do come over.

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  1. #1 by acflory on April 27, 2018 - 1:12 am

    I’m usually leery of reading about plotting but…your four C’s actually do make sense and they underlie everything I write. I just didn’t know it until today. 😀

    • #2 by Roz Morris @Roz_Morris on April 29, 2018 - 10:14 am

      Ha, I love it when that happens, Andrea! When you discover your own hunches actually have a system behind them!

      • #3 by acflory on April 29, 2018 - 10:52 am

        -blush- Yeah, feeling slightly sheepish. 🙂

  2. #4 by Anna Dobritt on April 27, 2018 - 11:38 am

    Reblogged this on Anna Dobritt — Author.

  3. #6 by Roz Morris @Roz_Morris on April 30, 2018 - 11:15 am

    Thanks Traci!

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