SSP025 Plotting a Story

Released On: July 25, 2018

While we’ve always engaged in some level of story preproduction, Sterling and Stone has made plotting an integral part of our production cycle. We all differ in how much we plot ahead of time, but we’ve learned that plotting is an important part of our ability to tell a story that works every time. We want to share how you can get started doing the same thing.


We Talk About:


The plotting-pantsing continuum.

How Collective Inkwell has evolved their plotting process.

The right questions to ask when you start plotting your story.

The consequences of a scarcity mindset.

What plot is not.

Are you wondering what the ever-growing demand for superb storytelling skills means for your future? Check out our latest interview as Johnny and Sean dive deep into that question in “Storytelling Is the Future: How to Build On Your Self-Publishing Success.”
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