This narrative exercise deploys the foundational storytelling techniques of advancing and extending.
The last improv “E” is for “Extending,” the critical practice of imbuing our stories with specificity and, subsequently, interest.
If your improv stories and scenes have a tendency to stumble forward inelegantly you might be suffering from a case of “Chapter Two”-ing.
If you’re looking for an improv exercise to help with your story construction, then you might want to explore this one just “Because…”
“A” is for “Advancing” explores ways to develop and build the action in your scenes.