Craft of Writing: Plan Your Writing

Sometimes it’s hard to know what to write and how to write when you have limited time. So, you try your best to do what you can. But that can lead to problems. Sometimes you forget what you planned to do. Other times it can lead to subplots that go nowhere. So how can you write your story without losing the thread of the main plot? How can you write your story without plotting it to death? That is the question I’ve had to ask myself while writing not one but two short stories. I’ve finished one, but I have a second one to finish before I edit them both. Continue reading