Breaking Glass March 2009 Holes in the Plot By Philip Jenkins Can I ask for some help? I am trying to write a novel—a futuristic political thriller—but at present, the plot is ridiculously implausible. I would like some advice about making it credible. To read the full article, please sign in or create a free account to view Chronicles content for 30 days. Philip Jenkins Philip Jenkins is is the author of Crucible of Faith: The Ancient Revolution That Made Our Modern Religious World.