• Nikki Lee Taylor

Hey, what's the big idea? Why you should decide on a theme before you start to write...

Updated: Sep 21, 2020



Creating an intriguing plot is key to writing a riveting story, but without a theme your book will fail to emotionally engage readers. Here's why...


Often people make the mistake of thinking story is all about plot - a journey that takes the main characters them from where they are - physically or emotionally - when the story begins, to where they inevitably end up.


In many ways they are right, because plot drives your story and takes the characters through trials, tribulations, twists, and turns, many of which your reader will never have experienced in their own lives. And that's part of the fun of reading, right? The adventure.