5 step plotting formula. Try it out. Copy it, adapt it if you like, but be sure to make notes on every prompt. Once you've got a plot outline, you're ready to write your story.
5 step plotting formula
STEP ONE – THE CENTRAL CHARACTER
His/her goal:(what does he/she want or need?)
STEP 2 – THE OPPOSITION
Who or what is it?
How does the opposition aim to prevent your character reacvhing his/her goal?
STEP 3 – THE OBSTACLES
How it’s overcome:
How they are overcome:
STEP 4 – THE CLIMAX
The dramatic high spot where it seems all is lost:
STEP 5 – THE FINAL RESULT
How the goal is achieved: