Scene setup: a form to get you started

Scene Setup

Time and place:

Props:

Five senses (sight, smell, sound, touch, taste):

Characters:

Dialogue:

Actions:

Large:

Small:

Inner life: Motives, agendas, wants, choices:

Conflict/tension:

Exit line:

Causal relationship with the next scene:

(This is a variation on Robert J. Ray’s form from The Weekend Novelist.)

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