marycatelli (marycatelli) wrote,

skeletons and the end

Working with a plot skeleton.

It's helped.  Given me places to plop scenes and let me see more clearly where I needed more stuff.

BUT -- still need to fill in the gaps.  Including of course making sure that all the major characters actually Do Stuff.   Still more ensuring that they find all the clues and so end up saving the day.

Still pondering whether NaNoWriMo will be feasible.  Outlining are tricky.
Tags: discovery, idea development, orchestrating characters, outlining, story structure

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