1. Identify the subject. Write down everything you know about the topic. Each time you run into new sources of information, add them to the note.2. Teach it to a child. Write plain and simple so even a child can understand what you're talking about.
3. Identify your knowledge gaps. What are you missing? What don’t you know?
4. Organize + simplify + Tell a story. Piece together your notes and begin to spin a tale using concise and simple explanations.