What’s The Difference Between Story And Plot?

If Charlie Jane Anders doesn’t have a Phd.D. in How to Teach Creative Writing it’s only because no one on this planet is qualified to test her.

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People always say the story is the most important thing in good science fiction. But excessively “plot-driven” science fiction is dismissed as mindless or worse. What’s the difference between story and plot anyway? read article