Summon the power of a random story idea generator.
Create a basic synopsis, general plotline, setting, and characters.
Write 1,700 words, or 1/4 of the story. Stop and list three directions the story can take.
Deliver story to my lovely readers. Allow them to vote on where the story will go next.
Honor the winner. Write the next 1,700 words accordingly.
Repeat until the story is 7,000 words.
Deliver finished story to my lovely readers.
Place finished story on a shelf, where it will wait for more to join it. When enough stories have been collected, publish, with due credit to the members of The Collaborative Story Project.