Wonderful Words on: The Well-Wielded Plot

Today’s quote is for fiction writers and was culled from a Writers Digest article by John Dufresne titled “How to Let Plot Guide Your Short Story.”

Plot is your weapon of suspense. Wield it wisely, and the reader will want to know what happens next.

What is going to happen in the next sentence, the  next paragraph, the next page? Isn’t that the question that pulls us, as readers, through other authors’ stories? Keep your audience anxious; keep them hanging. Check out John Dufresne’s full article here.