This section looks at how and when to use different tools to help you plan a story. Planning models and structures can be helpful to plot whole stories, break it down into manageable parts and make sure it makes sense as a whole story. However they can also be restrictive or forced. What works for one person doesn’t always work for someone else, and what works for one of your stories may not work for another. Have a try at these activities to find different ways to plan a story and what works for you.