Course Description: Creating a story bible is helpful for any writer, especially if you’re working on a series or a complex story. A story bible is a document or collection of documents that contains all the information about your story, from character descriptions to worldbuilding details. In this course, you will learn how to use Zapier, a powerful automation tool, and ChatGPT, an AI-powered language model, to create a story bible from a Google Drive folder of documents. You will learn how to set up a Zap that will read the contents of your documents and extract the relevant information, and how to use Google Sheets to organize and document your story details.
- Introduction to Zapier and ChatGPT: You will learn what Zapier and ChatGPT are, and how they can help you create a story bible.
- Identifying your story details: You will learn how to identify the key details of your story, such as characters, settings, and plot points.
- Creating a Google Drive folder: You will learn how to create a Google Drive folder to store your story documents, and how to organize them for easy access.
- Connecting Zapier to Google Drive: You will learn how to connect Zapier to your Google Drive folder, and how to set up a Zap that will read the contents of your documents.
- Extracting information with ChatGPT: You will learn how to use ChatGPT to extract relevant information from your documents, such as character names and descriptions.
- Documenting your story details: You will learn how to use Google Sheets to organize and document your story details, and how to customize your sheet to fit your needs.
- Testing and refining your Zap: You will learn how to test your Zap to make sure it’s working correctly, and how to refine it based on feedback and analytics.
- Best practices for story bibles: You will learn best practices for creating and using story bibles, including tips on organization, updating, and sharing.
- Conclusion and next steps: You will learn how to use your Zapier and ChatGPT-powered story bible to help you write more efficiently and effectively.