By: Rebecca Irvine
Writing a book involves much more than developing a plot that gets the reader from point A to point B. Everyone loves a good plot twist, but it is not always easy to come up with creative, yet plausible, ones. It helps if authors try to look at the problem presented by their plot in different ways. Here is a list of various strategies that can be used in problem solving; you have probably already used some (if not many) of them. But by trying to use new problem-solving strategies, you might just find new ideas worth writing about.