Step one: State which story format you are planning to create: comic, short story. Fill out the following steps using complete sentences. This assignment is due __________________________.
Step two: Create characters. Be as detailed as possible. Include the following.
Step three: Determine the plot—what is the action of the story? What will we see the character doing. Focus on describing action rather than just listing a series of activities. HOW the characters do what they do is as important as WHAT they are doing.
What happens in the beginning?
Step four: Determine the setting.
What is the geographical location of the story? In what town, city, state, country, planet, galaxy does the