Hey! ok so i have been working on a story for years now. i got the idea when i was about 10-11. ( im 18 now). but the thing is i haven't been really actively working on it. Like it's something that i constantly think about in the back of my head and every once in a while an idea will pop up and i'll write it down and tuck it away for later reflection. So after about 7-8 years i have accumulated a lot of ideas. Mostly the ideas concern different characters ( thier past, their present etc...) different settings ( this is a fantasy story by the way so it's set in a different world) and of course some plot points. So all this to say i have gotten a good set up for my story. However this is where the difficulty comes in. I want to begin actively writing ( or working) on my story but im haveing a hard time building on top of what i already have. I have my premise for my story but every time i try to build on top of it i just get stumped. It feels like im trying to build a house of cards and it just keeps crumbling around me. im not sure if i've explained that clearly but its like I have a plot point that i know fits solidly into my story (eg. a girl must flee her home town being chased by unknown men) but then i have trouble finding out why they are chasing her, or who they are. I have spent hours trying different possiblities but i just can't seem to get anywhere. How can i get my story to move forward in the plot from what i already have? Does anyone have any advice? grrrr. it can be sooo frustrating. i feel like i just keep going over the same plot points again and again and again!!!!