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THE MICE SHORT STORY TEMPLATE
Milieu, Idea, Character, Events
(Based on Orson Scott Card, Characters and Viewpoint)

(Possible titles) MILIEU: THE LANDSCAPE / INTERIOR SPACES / SURROUNDING CULTURES (weather, traffic laws, social roles, public expectations etc.)

IDEA: INFORMATION READER IS MEANT TO DISCOVER OR LEARN / EPIPHANIC MOMENT

CHARACTER: WHAT THEY DO AND WHY THEY DO IT Who must be in the story? Who might be in the story? Which characters have been there? (Who are no longer around but who helped shape the characters) (Possible names of characters) (and you may need another few columns below) About main character 1 About main character 2

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Motivation of character 1

Motivation of character 2

How is this character a little exaggerated from real life?

How is this character a little exaggerated from real life?

EVENTS – EVERYTHING THAT HAPPENS AND WHY What goes wrong? What caused that? For what purpose? What’s the result of that? What would happen then? Who suffers most in this situation?

THE TWIST What would be the most clichéd twist?

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Not clichéd? (numbered afterwards from least to most)

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