How to plan a story

Are you writing a story? Here are some tips for planning.

Learn how to give your story a beginning, middle and end.

The plot is what will happen in your story.

The story mountain

  • Opening - Start your story with an interesting main character and decide where the story is going to take place.
  • Build up - What is going to happen in your story? Add in some problems or a mystery to solve.
  • Problem - Pick what the main problem or obstacle will be like a dragon or an evil wizard!
  • Resolution - How does your character deal with the problem? How will they solve it?
  • Ending - What happens to your character? You could add an unexpected twist!