Idea Generation and Conceptualization


Brainstorming Techniques

  • Mind Mapping

    Create a visual map of interconnected ideas and concepts related to your story.

  • Word Association

    Start with a single word and list related words or concepts that come to mind.

  • Freewriting

    Set a timer and write down anything that comes to mind, without worrying about structure or coherence.

  • Prompts

    Use writing prompts, images, or news articles to spark ideas.


Inspiration Sources

  • Books and Literature

    Draw inspiration from novels, short stories, or non-fiction books.

  • Real-Life Events

    Explore historical events, biographies, or news stories that intrigue you.

  • Personal Experiences

    Reflect on your own life experiences, dreams, or emotions.

  • Conversations

    Engage in discussions with friends, family, or colleagues to uncover intriguing themes or dilemmas.


Genre Exploration


Research and Immersion


Themes and Messages


Character Seeds


High-Concept Ideas


Emotional Resonance


Conflict and Tension


Logline Development


Visual and Cinematic Elements


Unique Selling Points (USPs)


Ethical and Social Considerations


Iteration and Exploration




Document and Organize


Feedback and Validation