I’m trying to make this story have more inevitability. Working from the end, I am identifying each payoff (or potential payoff) and determining where to pepper the set-ups and builds. Yesterday, this pattern emerged.
Many pieces of yellow, college-ruled paper gave their lives for this graph.
The story elements column has been redacted. If for some insane reason you are curious enough to see the real graph, and you’ve already read the script, then email me and I’ll send you the PDF.