People outline imperfectly. That is a good thing.

This December, I taught an online class about outlining. I broke development into 6 phases. Express an idea as a simple premise. Expand logline as a one page precis that delineates act breaks. Break the one page in a series of 30-50 distinct beats, 7 words per beat. Flesh out the beats into 100-300 wordsContinue reading “People outline imperfectly. That is a good thing.”