Literary fiction writers tend to avoid plot. We’re trained to be plot snobs, focused only on character development and description and point-of-view amongst other things. But your story can’t be plotless. Plot is tension, plot is drama, plot IS story.
The Difference Between Literary, Upmarket, & Commercial Fiction (an infographic not made by me)
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