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How to Find and Fix 'Plotholes': Watch for Common Problems that Can Sidetrack Your Novel
Writer (2005)
  • Charlie Sweet, Eastern Kentucky University
  • Hal Blythe, Eastern Kentucky University
Abstract
This article offers advice for writer on preventing major plotholes in fiction. Selection of information to be revealed earlier in story; Establishment of credibility of facts; Link of plot events with the motivation of the main character.
Keywords
  • *AUTHORS *PLOTS (Drama,
  • novel,
  • etc.) *FICTIONMOTIVATION Psychology,
  • CHARACTERS & characteristics in literature,
  • AUTHORSHIP
Publication Date
September, 2005
Citation Information
Charlie Sweet and Hal Blythe. "How to Find and Fix 'Plotholes': Watch for Common Problems that Can Sidetrack Your Novel" Writer Vol. 118 Iss. 9 (2005)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/charlie_sweet/17/