Your story recreates the same three-point structure at every scale.
Plan your continuity and structure your arcs.
If a character's choices don't affect anything, they might as well be furniture.
Writers often know where their stories start and end but draw a blank when it comes to all the stuff in between.
I’ll admit it: my title is pretty sensationalist.
Try these ideas to get your story's general ideas down.
Follow these tips to pare down your idea into something you can work with.
How to start your short story-writing with a strong idea in mind.
How to keep your story on track from beginning to end.
How to turn your story elements into dramatic blasts.
How to weave your story's strands together into a cohesive whole.