Most books have subplots In the world of YA the subplot usually focuses on romance. Just think of Hunger Games, Divergent, The Hate U Give, The Maze Runner, and Children of Blood and Bone. All of these novels contain subplots that focuses on the protagonist falling in love despite the challenges that he or she is facing. It doesn’t matter if the protagonist is male or female somewhere along their journey the issue of love comes into to play.
Subplots help move the story forward and many times they create obstacles. Loving your enemy is a popular subplot or actually allowing yourself to fall in love despite the pain you are experiencing is another. Subplots help to reveal more about the characters and at times helps to make them vulnerable.
What subplot can you create to help make your story more suspenseful and interesting?
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