Frodo could only kill Voldemort because Master Yoda guided him.

Wait… what?

Yes, this is precisely what happens when you cover multiple points in your writing. It’s not uncommon to see an article with bullet points – “Five ways to increase your website traffic,” “7 ways to lose weight”, etc.

We cover multiple points and send the reader off in different directions. And when we send them in different directions, we send them nowhere. Confusion. Tremendous confusion.

No more bullet points, please. Just one story with a single transformation.

Because we do not want Gollum to possess the Philosopher’s Stone, do we?