There Are No New Plots

Harry & Luke – There Are No New Plots


If you’re worried that you don’t have an original plot, don’t worry about it. There are no new plots. The only thing you have going for you is your unique way of telling a story.

I don’t know where this comes from originally, but we’ve been using it to teach plotting in our creative writing classes for a very long time. (9 years now, I think)

Harry Potter & Luke Skywalker – there are no new plots

There Are No New Plots

Just choose a plot and write.

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by Amanda Patterson

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