Tracking characters and interweaving plot lines
The age old question for authors. I have tried far too many systems better off forgotten save for the lesson that there must be a better way, analog and digital. This is yet my latest foray into the breach. My hope, and brief experience thus far is that Archive is a wonderful balance that maximizes the benefits of digital while minimizing the downsides.
My basic plan is to start with a character card (Sorry, I don't know and likely won't bother with the technichal zett lingo) per character, which will list the Characters personality, description, basic plot line, and the stories/chapters they are in. Interlinked with this I plan to have a story card per story/chapter, listing the plot summery and characters in it. Thus, clicking on #FatherGeorgeClement will pull up all stories in which he appears.
The similar version of this I've toyed with is to have all published stores in my Archive, and then add a summery and character list at the top.
What have you lot all found works for you, or not? Suggestions?
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