Screenwriting is visual, so it’s no surprise that writers love using index cards to outline their story. Putting note cards onto a cork board lets you look at your story like a puzzle. You can see the full picture. Computer programs, white boards, and Post-it notes make it easier than ever to customize this method. Let’s dive into the what, how, and why of outlining your screenplay with note cards.
Why index cards?
You still want to write out a full outline in a document.