Post re-blogged from Chuck Wendig’s site: http://bit.ly/1ljz7TT
I’m not a linear thinker when I’m writing my stories. I’m a “pantser” all the way. Ideas pour out of my brain, then I gather the pertinent ideas, fiddling with it like a Rubik’s cube until I’m satisfied.
Whether you outline your stories or not, Chuck Wendig’s post shows you how to improve your plot by questioning not only your characters, but also the theme, sub-plots, back-stories, world-building and mood of your story.
Go forth, check it out…and write!