How to Write a Summary?

To write a summary, the best way to start is by organizing notes on the beginning, middle, and end, listing only the most important facts. Include only those characters most important to the action of the story. If you were summarizing Gone with the Wind, you would probably use Rhett, Scarlett, Ashley, and Melanie, but you really would not need Uncle Peter or Aunt Pittypat. You can find more information here: