Brilliant post about questioning your hero/heroine to create plot points.
Just as in real life, there are ways to know if he’s the right one for her; if she’s the one who will change his life. In romantic fiction, every little telltale is something else … it’s a plot point, and therefore of huge value to the writer. A plot point is a place in your story where you have options that will take the story forward. There are possiblies, probablies, ulterior motives and what ifs. As a fun way of illustrating this I’ve adapted an old blog post I wrote where the question was ‘How do you know if you’re in love?‘
Let’s look at heroes and heroines asking ‘Are you in love?’ and speculate on a few ways each answer can benefit or affect your plot.
1 He puts her happiness high on his list of priorities – Possibly. He could easily be…
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