Episode 467: Craft Jam: Perfect Your Plot

Today we have another monthly Craft Jam. This is a new feature at DIY MFA, where once a month, Lori and I will be jamming about the craft. In these episodes, we’ll be doing a deep dive into various craft topics like character development, story structure, world building and more. This month’s episode is a deep dive into how to perfect your plot.

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In this episode Lori and I discuss:

  • Starting with plot versus starting with a character
  • What an outline really is and how to use it
  • Making sure your plot twist is actually a twist

Plus, our #1 reading recommendation on books with great plots.

Link to Episode 467

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