The series of events (action) that provide conflict within a story, which is sometimes referred to as the “spine” of a story. It is the result of what choices the characters make, the actions they take, and the events that happen because of those choices. Ideally the plot should be able to be described in one or two sentences. The plot should be simple.
This website is the work of Starla Criser, an author who has published more than 50 stories, both traditionally and through self-publishing routes.