But What is Your Story About?

A Pen In Each Hand

By Beaver

It’s been said that if you can’t summarize your story in one sentence, then you don’t know what your story is about. You may not have a finished manuscript yet, but writing a synopsis can be a great way of maintaining your focus when you’re writing a longer work of fiction. Try this: start by boiling your story down to a one-page synopsis. Next, cut that synopsis down to one paragraph. Try not to omit any of the key points. Finally, write the one sentence that says it all.

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