Have you ever made it halfway through a book, only to be distracted by something and walk away, never to pick that book up again? One of the key causes of this is a straight, flat, plotline. A narrative that continues at a fixed pace, in a predictable manner, and whilst it may be enjoyable to read, there is no real hook that keeps you desperate to turn the page.
So how do you ensure your plot is engrossing enough that your readers won’t walk away?
The answer is to make your plot a rollercoaster they can’t get off.
Your plot should be a constant rolling of highs and lows. We all know that the trick to getting a reader invested is