This is the quick form chapter break down for a book I've been slowly working on when Itake breaks from working on scripts. An example of planning and knowing where mystory is going.A Somewhat Self Made ManChapters1.) The man who had been there – Aug. 2000Jason goes hunting after his first adventure. And what he seeks turns out not to bewhat he ends up finding.This is an adventurous situation in which Jason is an ancillary figure. What doyou expect it’s his first time.2.) European nightlife: 3 girls, 6 countries, 9 days – Jan. 2001Jason makes a trip to London that ends up sending him across central Europe.While not a grand adventure by any means it does provide a bit of intrigue.
Monday 22: Arrive in London and Eat with Adam and Sienna that night. Weather: High 50°, Low 37°Tuesday 23: Train to Paris and walk around Paris with Amber. Weather: High 52°Wednesday 24: Get to Geneva and Anat is busy all day. Go out to dinner with her. Weather: High 51°,Low 42°Thursday 25: Wake up late and spend the day with Anat. Weathe: High 43°, Low 34°Friday 26: See Anat off at the airport, not awkward. Leave for Venice. Weather: High 48°, Low 35°Saturday 27: Wake up early morning on the night train pulling into Mestre. Go to Venice with Regina.Weather: high 48°, Low 41°Sunday 28: Arrive in Vienna early Regina meets a guy and they get back on the train to Prague in theevening and get into Prague late and get a hotel. Weather: High 52°, Low 41°Monday 29: Regina brings Jason coffee in the morning that night she does her business and they go back tothe hotel. Weather: High 37°, Low 25°Tuesday 30: Jason wakes up in the hotel and Regina is gone. He gets a ticket back to London.
Since this is early on in his life we see a little of how encounters with the fairer sex fits in with Jason and his existence. And establishes Anat as the recurring femalefigure in his life.3.) Money is not an object or a cure – May 2001Jason and two college friends go on a diving trip to Palau. One of them dies andJason and the other survivor blame themselves.Again formative stuff here, Jason has to get past the fact that the money and the path will, from time to time, lead him into some shitty situations.© 2007, Zebulon Eckles