Chris Rice Cooper
ideas, disjoined scenes, characters, dialogs, etc., and just jot them down on a piece of paper, and drop it in a bag or a (physical) file. And when the bag is pretty full, and the story somewhat developed, I sort through all the notes, assign them to a time in the story, and glue them onto corresponding pages of my planning notebook.
A slender young woman with dark, intense eyes walked down the second floor corridor of the Dallas FBI Headquarters. A gym hoodie and designer suit pants clung snug to her hard body. Her Italian shoes were sensible but elegant, and a roomy, sturdy, overpriced purse hung from her strong shoulder. While not much above average height, her confident posture made her appear taller. On a scale of horses, Gabrielle Lubovich was an Arabian.