2. Getting From Idea to Story

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Brainstorm

Put together some of the things we've been talking about.

Come up with three different ideas:

Sketch out ways in which you might develop them:

  • Write down some consequences to specific individuals.
  • Is there anything unexpected you can throw into the mix?
  • Do you see any story possibilities?

Set your work aside:

Look again after a day or two. How do your ideas strike you now? Can you think of new ones, or new consequences to add?

 
 

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