Nanowrimo Writing Lite Video Tip #3 — Raise The Stakes

pop_art_cartoon_ginger_woman_tearing_hair_out_-_154569740__medium_4x3One of the points we’re always told when plotting a novel, no matter what genre, is to raise the stakes. The protagonist (or his/her loved ones) must confront obstacles, jump over hurdles, or solve problems… or else…

But what does that really mean? I explain in this short video. Hope it helps your Nanowrimo project.

  • About Libby

    Compulsively Readable ThrillersLibby Fischer Hellmann left a career in broadcast news in Washington, DC and moved to Chicago 35 years ago, where she, naturally, began to write gritty crime fiction. Fifteen novels and twenty-five short stories later, she claims they’ll take her out of the Windy City feet first.

    She has been nominated for many awards in the mystery and crime writing community and has even won a few.