Index Cards Are Still Great

I’ve talked before about how I rediscovered the wonder of Index Cards. Write a plot point on it and lay it out on the grid, and you can see the whole shape of your story in one glorious whole.


So it was a proud moment in the early hours of this morning when I locked down the plot and settled on the final story for my latest project. And here it is, in full, the way it looks on those wonderful Index Cards.


I might cut the car chase though.

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