How many times has it happened to you? You’re sitting there and, all of a sudden, inspiration strikes! A new story idea pops into your head — an exciting, high concept outline that gets your blood pumping with possibilities…
And then you realize that the real work needs to start. That golden overview needs to become a fully fleshed-out story, complete with the necessary plot points, character arcs, themes and transformations.
It’s all a bit daunting, but there’s no way around it.
To help out with this battle, here’s a video by author Vivien Reis, who regularly posts useful insights on her YouTube channel. It’s about 8 minutes long, but packs a lot of value in the short time. Enjoy!