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Does Your Plot Need a Subplot?
The beginning of every bestselling novel starts with “What if?” What if a jagged, black, hairline crack suddenly appeared in a clear blue sky?
If you’re a writer, your mind is already racing. You’ve turned every telescope in the world that direction, you’ve sent fighter jets up and you’ve thought of at least three main characters — a scientist to figure out what’s happening, his hysterical wife and perhaps the egotistical head of the research department who just won’t listen.
That, my friends, is how a plot becomes a novel and it is by far the most exciting part of writing fiction. But will we need a subplot?
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