Write Your Novel
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By Melanie Anne Phillips
Creator of StoryWeaver

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~ Step 45 ~

Plot Synopsis

Now that you have developed some key plot points, it’s time to get an overview of your plot, independent of your story synopsis.  This will help you look for holes and inconsistencies in the logistic spine of your novel.

Look back over your work on the plot elements of the last few steps and write a short synopsis describing how they work together in your plot

~ Step 46 ~

Revised Synopsis

Referring to your story synopsis and the plot synopsis you wrote in the last step, write a new story synopsis that incorporates the elements of both, blending your plot enhancements into your overall story.