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How to write a good one paragraph synopsis for the snowflake method?

As an exercise for the snowflake method, I am working on a five-sentence paragraph synopsis for my story. I have a few attempts written down, where each attempt summarizes different aspects of the ...
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How to identify target audience? And how much details do I need to know about my perfect reader?

I'm identifying my target audience based on the experiment explained in the Snowflake Method book. The narrator describes it as follows: “Now I want you to imagine that you’ve published your novel ...
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Fleshing out the character motivation from the plot

I decided to give a try to the snowflake method. The idea is that you gradually expand the story from a blurb into a full draft. This question stems from the character-characterization step, but it ...
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Snowflake Method: Step 3 - What is important to a character story line?

I'm attempting to use the Snowflake method to try and get around issues I tend to have with writing. I can pump out words, tons of words; not a problem. But, at the end of the day it's a relatively ...
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How do I use step three of the Snowflake method (character summary)?

I am interested in using the Snowflake Method to outline a novel. There is software available to assist with this (Snowflake Pro). I am having difficulty understanding step three. In step three, the ...
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Are these dual plots or a plot plus a big subplot?

This is an extension to an earlier post. Below are some summaries for a novel outline using the Snowflake Method. I am looking for clarification if sections A and B are dual plots, of if section B ...
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Is it possible to outline a dual plot novel using the “Snowflake Method” or other method?

I am interested in learning the Snowflake Method to outline a novel. Question is: I'd like to write dual plot novel. One part is science fiction set in the near future. The other part is a fantasy ...