Raising Plot Tension

Writing Tip: How to Engage and Maintain Readers' Interest by Raising Plot Tension

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Tip for Teachers and Aspiring Authors:

Tip 1: This video explains and provides an example of how to use the try-fail-cycle technique to maintain and raise plot tension throughout the story in order to engage and keep the reader's interest.

Tip 2: Teachers, after showing this video to your students, you can use the Try-Fail-Cycle slides provided below to review the technique's steps.

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Teachers: Download the Try-Fail-Cycle handout slides for reviewing the steps to raising plot tension.

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