Sometimes during NaNoWriMo, you end up with a plot that seems to go nowhere. Or you just don't know what's going to happen next.
Or sometimes your plot goes along just fine and it's not a challenge at all and you find yourself wondering what's so interesting about your story anyway.
Throwing a proverbial wrench into the mix can do a lot of things for a story.
I've been outlining my novel for eight months and have everything almost completely decided upon. But, in honor of Thicken Thursdays, I'm going to throw something completely new into my plot to thicken it up: an ottendorf cypher.
I was thinking of National Treasure today, and realized I really liked the code they used on the back of the declaration of independence.
What will you choose to thicken your plot? Or do you have ideas for other people that don't quite fit with your story, but you want to share anyways?
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