Here's a fun little article, although it's more of a formula for short pulp fiction than an article. If anyone knew how to write it should be Lester Dent writer of most of the Doc Savage pulps. Here it is . . .
Lester Dent Pulp Plot Plan
I think I might give this a try with a fantasy. To make it an even more lowbrow, pulp-like piece of hack work (in a good way) I’ll use a bunch of random tables to generate characters, settings, and other stuff. In fact I will do just that. Fun!