This is a good guide, simple but effective.
I tend to lay out my plot with the second method you described (the one you said was too long . . .) and if I get stuck I just move to the next scene I have ideas for and come back to it when inspiration strikes.
I'm terrible with coming up with...
I've been looking into RPG Maker for a while but have only just decided to start using the program and playing with its many functions. I'm not new to games but I am new to these forms. I enjoying writing stories/scripts and working on character designs I hope you find my future...
I'm surprised no one has mentioned Shin Megami Tensei: Imagine. It's a very good game even if you're not fans of the SMT series.
Though currently you can only play it in Japanese.
I'm also not ashamed to say that I play Digimon Master Online.
So got my hearing tested to see if it was the cause of my mishearing what people say. Test showed no problems but talked with the doctor about anxiety and ADHD causing hearing issues and she agreed and also added that some people hear things differently. With my anxiety cause I am in fight or flight I pay attention to all the sounds in the area so body knows when react. Can't pay attention to one source.