So you have an idea and you wonder if it might make a good story. You play around with it, dress it up and take it out for coffee. You talk it over with your cat, the only other being in your life that seems to not mind listening to you talking about your ideas. He blinks lazily, and you take that to mean it’s sounding good.
Your idea is becoming something, but is it something that would be enjoyed by anyone other than your cat?
There are four key components that help develop your story idea into a concept that an audience might enjoy.