Plot Bunnies

Great post on the concept of ‘plot bunnies’.

Anna Dobritt -- Author


Plot Bunnies

 “Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.”

–John Steinbeck

There you are happily working on a story, not a care in a world, when you catch the glimpse of a whisker from the corner of your eye. With a shake of the head, you continue typing. The whisker has now grown into a cute, fur-covered face with wide brown eyes. The eyes bore into your brain, overtaking the current piece you are working on.

No matter how hard you try, that adorable face refuses to go away and you find yourself thinking about this new idea that formed. Interesting how it began to take shape at the same time you glimpsed that whisker.

Yes, the plot bunny has struck again. What’s this? You never heard of a plot bunny?

What is a plot bunny?

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