Choose Your Own Adventure w030

Summary

 this is an exercise about organizing nontraditional narrative.

Materials Needed

–   timer

5 sheets of blank paper

Instructions

  1.  prepare paper
    1.  four papers- fold and cut them into quarters
      1.  you should have 16 pieces of paper
    2.  one big piece of paper
  2. On that big piece of paper create a flowchart
    1.  great bullet points of a series of events 
    2.  are there alternative timelines?
    3.  are there choices with vastly different outcomes?
    4.  keep it simple
  3.  edit your flowchart to fit 16 pieces of paper transfer and translate and adapt
  4.  test it out
    1.  does it work?
    2.  watch went right?
    3.  what went not so right?

Notes

 this is an exercise inspired by RL Stine.  this was the first author I read where the book was formatted as a choose-your-own-adventure.

Published by KC

I am Katarina Countiss, a multimedia designer. I like blogs, games, art and technology. I am curious about how things are made.

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