How J.K. Rowling Plotted Harry Potter with a Hand-Drawn Spreadsheet

Submitted by Blake on Tue, 01/20/2015 - 07:38
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“If you think about Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, that’s it,” writes /Film’s Germain Lussier. “Those columns pretty much encompass the whole story.” Rowling, of course, hardly counts as the only novelist to write with such techniques, and based on this example, hers don’t get nearly as elaborate as some.