Posts Tagged ‘Use everyday setbacks to plot drama & tension for your protagonist’

Coach Teresa here.  On Monday I was a protagonist who wanted to be with dear friends Luisa Adams and Martha Alderson to celebrate Martha’s new book–The Plot Whisperer: Secrets of Story Structure Any Writer Can Master.  I wanted to be with my pals!

My Plot A was sabotaged–the antagonist was the TransBay bus not showing up in Oakland.  I had to go to Plot B

While I was in San Francisco, living out my Plot B, I filmed the TransBay Terminal and shared advice about using everyday setbacks to plot drama & tension for your protagonist.  Her / His character growth is revealed when you show how she / he reacts and what steps she /he takes to get what she / he wants.


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