Back when I was wholeheartedly committed to being a struggling screenwriter/filmmaker, I would draw story cards to help me keep track of how a story was being plotted. I’d tape the cards to the wall so I could scan them with my eyes and let each image incite my memory of the scenes and how well they were playing out. That seemed to work better for me than the usual index card method with the written scene descriptions.
A lot of them actually ended up looking kind of cool, as far as manic scribbles go. They’re kind of provocative, out of context: