• Select a good topic.
  • Secure good access.
  • Find good narrative runs.
  • Find character hints in action.
  • Find the right scene details.
  • Find emotionality for your subjects, not for you.
  • Do some contextual research.
  • Find or crystallize the point, the destination.
  • Do a refined comparison of the difference between your views and your subject’s views.
  • Cherish the structural ideas and metaphors that you have in the field.
  • Create translated writer’s notes.
  • Make a flow notation of scenes.
  • Clean your prose.

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