What Is a Plot Hole? - Deepstash
What Is a Plot Hole?

A plot hole is any inconsistency or gap that counters the logic in a story’s plot.

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What Is a Plot Hole?

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  1. Illogical Events: An all-powerful villain is easily defeated.
  2. Contradictions: A character’s personality changes greatly between two scenes with no exp...

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Tips for Finding Plot Holes
  • Remain objective. The best practice of putting your manuscript aside and approaching with fresh eyes helps you maintain objectivity.
  • Follow your characters.

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Tips for Fixing Plot Holes
  • Rewrite an inconsistency to fit the story. For example, give the suspect who went for a walk in the storm muddy shoes and/or a damp jacket.
  • Make the implausible plausible. If a chara...

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