Structure, Quotes, Facts and Anecdotes.
Borders. Prototypes. Families. Presidents.
The attempt of bringing order to a long and complicated story. For me it always starts with transcribing the interviews. In this case several hours. Then picking the quotes I really like and finding an order that makes sense.
Once I start writing all of this might be thrown out of the window. But it always feels good to have some structure, quotes, facts and anecdotes as back up.