Motif Me, Baby

Carrie Jones
4 min readSep 6, 2023

Why motifs are cool in your novel

Writing motifs are cool. They are one of those elements that elevate your novel from something crooning Celine Dion off-key on a karaoke stage to Ms. Dion herself.

Seriously.

They are a big deal.

Here is what LitCharts says about them:

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Carrie Jones

Internationally & New York Times bestselling novelist. Writing tips. Podcasts. Poems. Psych stuff. www.carriejonesbooks.blog