The back-cover synopsis lays out the book’s premise and piques reader interest. Here’s how and why you should write one early and often.
Advice and thoughts on story structure.
Character arc (aka the internal plot) is essential for a satisfying story structure. You might have tension on every page and you might follow what you think is a winning structure, but if you don’t have a character arc, your story will fail to resonate with readers. Learn the key concepts for character arcs here.