Planning Your Story

Need some help getting started? We’ve got some ideas to help you plan.


Make it captivating; give the reader a reason to stay.  The title may be the last thing you write so be comfortable pitching a “working title” and changing it later.


Who is your intended reader?  

Who do you anticipate will be impacted by your story?


What is the reason you’re writing this story?

Brief Synopsis:

Write 3-5 sentences providing an overview of your story.

Include links to articles you may be using as references.

What makes this story relevant:

Ask yourself who might want to read your story and why. 


What is the thread that ties this story together?  

Updated on December 29, 2022

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