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The Shortform

Outline Your Story In 15 Steps

Meet in The Middle (MITM) lays out your novel’s action

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By Sabriga Turgon

If you’re writing a novel, try this oft-used Hollywood/TV writing hack to plot your story’s action.

Create and number a 15-line chart.

Start with the opening plot action on line 1: Diedre hears a yell and runs out her front…

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Sabriga Turgon

Sabriga Turgon

People lover & realistic optimist who encourages goodness in all things. Ghostwriter Global—let’s get that book out of your head & onto paper.