40 Plot Twist Prompts for Writers: Writing Ideas for Bending Your Stories in New Directions
Have you hit a wall on your work-in-progress? Maybe you know where you want your characters to end up, but don’t know how to get them there. Or, the story feels a little stale but you still believe in it. Adding a plot twist might be just the solution.
Plot twists can spin your story in a new direction and keep your readers turning the pages to see what happens next. With this collection of 40 plot twist prompts from Senior WD Editor Robert Lee Brewer, you’ll be able to experiment to see which plot twist works best for your story. Alternatively, if you’ve been experiencing writer’s block, use one of the prompts to begin a new tale. Either way, your story will thank you.
Perfect for novelists of any genre, the prompts include:
- Sudden disappearances or appearances
- Unexplained phenomena and unexpected powers
- Trips and journeys (and blocked passages)
- Magic, monsters, and missing items
- And so much more!
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Robert Lee Brewer is a senior editor for Writer’s Digest and former editor of the Writer's Market book series. He is also the author of Smash Poetry Journal and Solving the World's Problems. Find him on Twitter at @RobertLeeBrewer.