Kristen Lamb tells it like it is in this entertaining post no fixing your (potentially) fatally flawed story.
Recently I blogged about the log-line, how it’s an incredible diagnostic tool for spotting flaws in a story idea. The brilliance of the log-line is the simplicity. As an editor/writing coach, I can zero in on a story’s every strength and spot every flaw with a single glance at the log-line.
How? Because the log-line is a prototype (a scaled-down model) of the final product.