How to Write a Plot Summary?

Answer Any form of fiction--novels, scripts, or short stories--can be used to write a plot summary. Authors use plot summaries in an attempt to sell stories to editors, entice possible readers, create boo... Read More »

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How to Teach a Plot Summary in Middle School?

As an educator in middle school, you'll most likely need to teach your students how to write a plot summary, or book report. Your students might be familiar with writing about books they've read, b... Read More »

How to Plot a Story?

Have a basic idea for a story, but don't know what to do now? There are a lot of articles telling you how to write once you have a plot, or how to expand your plot once you have the skeleton. But w... Read More »

How to Develop a Plot for a Story?

No consensus exists among writers about how to develop a plot for a story. Charles Dickens began his novels by making a complete outline. As Dickens progressed through a novel's composition, he wou... Read More »

5 Parts of a Plot in a Story?

Plot is the sequence of events, linked in a causal relationship, that motivate the action in a story or dramatic work. Aristotle notes in his "Poetics" that successful dramas exhibit a clear beginn... Read More »