Step One: Research. The Scribe is in charge of research.
What You Need Focused attention for reading and note-taking Periods of open attention to look for connections and avenues of research Interviews, books, online sources Pen/paper or word processor for freewriting Tools for taking notes (Evernote, etc.)
Steps Gather the research or conduct interviews Freewrite to explore Consolidate and review your notes
Research feeds itself: once you start, you’ll see your topic everywhere.
The Writer’s Process: Getting Your Brain in Gear
By Anne Janzer