What happens when you plan and plan and plan… and then nothing works out? You keeping moving forward and see how you can take whatever you have in front of you and create something great out of it.

Life is never as straight forward as we would like, but by remembering the principles that guide us, whether it be in life or simply when creating a story, you will emerge from the other side in a better place than where you started.

Creating stories is a bit like a maze, sometimes you plan for one thing, but 5 other things happen that push you in the opposite direction. You can stick to your plan and try plowing through or you can adapt and pivot your plan to move with the flow of things.

This week’s story tip explores one of our past projects where things did not go as planned, but because we knew what we needed to complete the story, when that character presented itself, we were able to jump on it.