Religion, sexuality and mystery in one short story
I received this picture in an e-mail message, and I laughed at its brilliant simplicity.
Given this assignment, most of us would make things difficult. While scribbling an outline and plot chart, we would worry about rising action, climax and dénouement. We might even create character bubbles and scene sketches.
We should ask: What is the simplest way to do this?
Because sometimes the simple way is the most effective.