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Plot Synopsis
Written ByFictionfly
Created: 9 Jan 2007 at 22:55
TypeGeneric Template (Public)
331 outlines are using this template
DescriptionA template for those of us that need to lay out their stories before writing them, or we get sweaty palms, weak knees and palpatations.

If someone other than me gets some use out of this, great. If not, at least I did...
Quick Plot Synopsis
A one paragraph wrapup of the whole book or story
Opening scene
Where does it take place?
Describe the scene
Main Protagonist
Male or female?
What does he or she look like?
What is he or she doing?
Do they have a job? If not, what do they do all day?
What is their need/desire/problem?
Protagonist 2
Male or female?
What does he or she look like?
Do they know the Main Protagonist?
Do they have a job? If not, what do they do all day?
What is their need/desire/problem?
Antagonist
Male or female?
What does he or she look like?
Do they know the Main Protagonist?
Do they have a job? If not, what do they do all day?
What is their need/desire/problem?
Major Conflict
What happens and why?
Protagonist's love interest?
How do the protagonist and the LI meet and fall in love?
Minor Characters
Minor character 1: what does he look like, and what role does he play
Minor character 2: what does he look like, and what role does he play
Minor character 3: what does he look like, and what role does he play
Minor character 4: what does he look like, and what role does he play
What happens first?
The conflict starts when...
What happens next?
Suddenly...
Then, this happens
The next plot wrinkle
Meanwhile, this is happening
Side Plot 1
Side Plot 2
Side Plot 3
The Big Wrap Up
How things move towards the Big Ending
The Bang Up Finish
How does it end?

 



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