A Recipe for Adventure

  1. Welcome to my life/world which is stable until…
  2. …something disrupts it, launching me on…
  3. …a journey into the unknown where I’m beset by…
  4. …progressive complications that ultimately threaten what I care about most until…
  5. …all is lost and I must…
  6. …transform my life/world…
  7. …welcome to my new life/world.
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Complement with A Brief Anatomy of StoryThe Path, and Advice for Authors.

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Eliot Peper is the author of nine novels, including Cumulus, Bandwidth, and, most recently, Veil. He sends a monthly newsletter, tweets more than he probably should, and lives in Oakland, CA.

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