How to Really Write Mask StoriesI suppose the very first thing I should cover here is the difference between writing the plot and writing the story. Despite having similar names those two words mean different things, the plot is the sequence of events in chronological order, while the story is quite literally how the story is told.How to Really Write Mask Stories3 years ago in Stories & Vignettes More Like This
For example if you want to explain the plot of Final Fantasy VII, you should really go Crisis Core Final Fantasy VII-Final Fantasy VII-Advent Children-Dirge of Cerberus. Whereas as we know the way the story's told is VII-Advent Children-Dirge of Cerberus-Crisis Core Final Fantasy VII.
The point is, there's this thing I like to call "Writing the plot as opposed to writing the story" basically what it means is...Actually it's easier just to show you an example, so here is how writing the plot looks:
And then Makoto said "I love you" and kissed Shiro on the lips, before both fell to the ground and made out.
See the scene above has no depth to it, there's nothing to really pull you in