marycatelli (marycatelli) wrote,
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notes

It is useful to take notes on future paths for the story, IF --

You remember to consult them later.

It is very annoying to do so after several weeks of trying to figure out how to get the heroine to do something risky to look back and realize that I had made a note of the perfect motive, which would not only get her acting, but tie back into the other plot thread, AND put a time limit on her decision. 
Tags: motivations, plotting, writing technique
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