1. Do I care about this story?
2. Do I know what the story is about?
3. Do I know the end of my story?
4. What's my attitude about this story?
5. Have I cut enough?
6. Is there anything I can milk?
7. Do I need to tell this story so linearly?
8. Where am I in the story?
9. Why am I telling this story now?
10. What's funny about this story?
11. How does this story relate to my big story?