Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Plot Twists In Pictures

In my previous post, I talked about Altered's many plot twists, and how I don't usually write heavily plotted books. Altered is by far the most complex book I've written. Because while A, B and C happens within Book 1's pages, I have to know how E, F and G happened years ago to make the reveal work.

In previous books, I was more comfortable telling the characters' stories rather than anything else. But whoa, is it fun writing a plot heavy book (when I actually know what's going on, that is).

Plot Twists -- In Pictures

Fellow writers, do you like writing plot-heavy books? Do you enjoy twists and turns?


  1. "Lots of conflict and angst" and "oh shit!" for the characters...or for the AUTHOR? ;-)

  2. Ha! Both! Though I think the "oh shit" part is a bit more for the author than the characters. :D

  3. My plots tend to look more like the visual one for Altered, only not on purpose or with the resolution and ending ;)

    Love the look of the new blogger blog! (At first I thought it was your new website.)

  4. Thanks Steph! Sooo much easier to customize over here than it is on LJ. I'm loving it. I just wish the comments were set up more like LJ. But maybe sometime in the future they'll change that!

  5. I do like the way you can comment directly to someone on LJ, but I've gotten used to doing it the other way (my blog is like that too and it's WordPress).


Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...