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    Story Genius

    I have a lot of problems with plotting. I’ve always felt that plot is my weak point. I struggle hard to conceive of realistic and interesting plot elements because I get terrified of the blank place where everything seems possible, and it all feels so overwhelming. The idea of “brainstorming” is so scary to me. Ideas from where? Where does the storm come from?? I can’t count how many brainstorming sessions have left me reduced to tears of frustration, because I have characters that feel real and speak to me and a world that feels rich and alive, but I can’t figure out what story to tell. Reading STORY GENIUS…