Plotober is a month dedicated to plotting stories! Whether you are preparing for NaNoWriMo or just trying to get your ideas on paper, Plotober is a great way to develop your story and world. Join us for a month full of plotting fun! Click the image above to go to the main Plotober page, or read on for a hint of what’s to come on here on Strike A Spark.
On Writing in General
- The Courage to Write
- On Outlines: The Roadmap of Your Story – coming soon!
Finding Your Story Compass
- On Themes: The Guiding Light of A Story – Includes a discussion of Rondo of the Rising Sun’s themes
- What Kind of Story Do You Want to Tell? Using the Bookshelf Method
- The Bitter and the Sweet: Emotional Impact
- The Hidden Twist – A discussion on plot twists and hiding them in plain sight.
- What Makes a “Good” Character?: A Few Points to Remember When Designing Engaging Characters
- Character Sketches: Easy Ways to Learn About Your Characters Inside & Out
- On Desire: A Powerful Motivational Force
- On Fear: Another Powerful Motivational Force
- Setting the Stage: Making the World Where Your Characters Live
- The 2+1 Sensory Method: The Easy Way to Bring Your World to Life Using Sensory Detail
Join the fun! Post about Plotober this month!
Are you also planning your NaNo project? Or any story project, for that matter? You can join the fun too!
- Download & save the Plotober graphic
- Share your Plotober tips, tricks, and progress on your blog, website, or social media
- Tag your posts Plotober and Plotober2018 (for a blog) or #Plotober and #Plotober2018 (for Twitter and Instagram)
- Share the link with me! Either link it here on the Plotober page, or contact me if you’re shy. I’ll add you to the list of Plotober participants on the main page!
- Have fun!
I have a few slots open for guest posts, too. If you have some awesome advice or experiences to share, contact me so we can talk about it!
Check it out: More Plotober!
Some of my blogging friends are also posing about their Plotober adventures this month! Check out their blogs for more Plotober fun.
Let me know if you are posting about Plotober this month, and I’ll add you to the list!