Step 8 You may or may not take a hiatus here, waiting for the book to sell. Some hints on what makes a good sentence: Shorter is better. The second disaster is the mid-point of Act 2. Imagine writing a first draft in a week! Make a spreadsheet detailing the scenes that emerge from your four-page plot outline.
The purpose of each step in the design process is to advance you to the next step. They are often used as a tool to move a plot forward.
And it was just a long, long way from the set-up phase of the book to the denouement.