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plot help

  1. WasatchWind

    A whole slew of things I need advice with

    So I am new to this site, and currently writing a draft for my fantasy novel. I've got a lot of things I can ask for help with - is my hard magic system fleshed out enough to facilitate solving problems, are my characters developed enough yet, etc - But I think I need help with the lynchpin...
  2. MelinaTheWriter

    Writing everyday scenes without being boring

    I'm not really sure if this question makes any sense, but I will try my luck anyway 🙂 One of the things I find hardest in writing is those scenes that aren't action scenes as such but rather fulfil the function of showing the characters more in depth and maybe let them interact with each other...
  3. Q

    ...How to Pull off My Villain?

    Hello fellow writers! I am excited about the novel that I am working on, but I am struggling with the villain. My novel is a modern supernatural/fantasy. My villain is more of an idea than a person. He has transcended from his original form. The Hero has defeated the villain and has started a...
  4. M

    Need help with a plot for a children's adventure story

    Hi, I'm working on a children's book in the genre of The Hardy Boys meets National Treasure. I've got an elaborate heist sequence sketched out that will make up the last third of the story. Here's my problem: I need to find a compelling reason for my heroes to break into a top security vault...