Hello fiction writing enthusiasts. I’m sharing with you a slide that gives a few tips on the fundamentals of a good story. If you include these elements in your novel or short story, you will have the confidence to focus your writing on creating a great plot while incorporating structure, characterization and style. I call it, the SCS test. It’s just another example of how creating acronyms can be useful in developing your mental checklist during the review/editing process. Just remember to not write and edit at the same time.