By Natalie Bright
#1 A kind-hearted girl is tricked by an evil, hungry wolf
#2 A lovable beagle who doesn’t talk, but conveys philosophy on life with flamboyant imagination through thought bubbles in a comic strip.
What’s your story in one sentence?
The idea is that your story is so compelling and your characters so unique, that you can convey your brilliant plot in one sentence.
The situation becomes your one sentence story description. The problem becomes the questions that arise from your characters motivation and difficulties.
Situation: A kind-hearted girl is tricked by an evil, hungry wolf.
Problem: Should she trust her instincts?
Solution: Little Red Riding Hood outsmarts the wolf.