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The Sticky-Note Method For Outlining A Novel - Rachel Poli

I recently started outlining scene by scene, now that I outline as I write the first draft. So, here's the sticky note outlining method that I use.

Episode 57 - Finalize Your Plan for Your Nonfiction Book (Outlining Your Nonfiction Book Part 2) - Blogger to Author

Write smarter – have a plan! In Episode 56, I walked you through WHY you should take the time to create a plan for your book, and told you about the steps you should take to get started with the outline for your nonfiction book. In this episode, I’m talking you through the next […]

20 high-stake subplot ideas that aren't romantic

Subplots are my jam! Most of my stories are like 80% subplot. I like them because they don’t conform to the basic rules of main plotlines; you get more creative liberty.

The Novel Planner Workbook — The Writing Kylie

Helping writers write their books.

[Infographic] 10: Tips Writing Novel In a Month

Picture based reference guides for anything and everything. If it seems like something someone might print, physically post, and reference then it...

The Basics of Scene Structure: Action and Reaction | The Novel Smithy

Scene structure is one of the fundamental elements of any novel, providing you with a blueprint for writing scenes that come together into a complete story.

Progressive Complications: How to Write Better Conflict in Your Story

Need help writing better conflict in your story? Learn all about writing conflict that escalates and keeps readers on the edge of their seats in this post...

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How to Write a Book: A Definitive Guide for Writers

Write a book in 2021 using this easy guide for writers. Plus, get access to exclusive free training and become an author faster.

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How to Introduce Characters Memorably: 6 Ways | Now Novel

Read examples by successful authors that show how to introduce characters so that your story reels readers in. Make first encounters with characters strong.

Ten Reasons to Write Your Novel in Scrivener — Well-Storied.

There is no right way to write a novel — and that includes the writing program you employ. But if you've long grown frustrated with the limited capabilities of traditional word processors, I would love to introduce you to the epic writing app that has revolutionized my writing process over the past several years: Scrivener. The program itself has a bit of a learning curve, which is why I'm going to share a few tutorials with you here over the coming weeks. Today, however, I'd love to…

Scene and Story Construction Resources | NaNoWriMo prepping | Writing tools — Patricia Tiffany Morris | Writer | Artist | Illustrator

What does a newbie writer with an engineering and architecture background contribute to the myriad of resources found on the world wide web? Three years ago, I drafted a short story to process events in my personal life. These scribblings morphed into a full-blown fiction series and sent me hurdling

Red Herrings: How to Mislead and Surprise Your Readers

Want to learn how to pull off an amazing plot twist in your story? Learn how to mislead and surprise your reader by planting red herrings throughout your story...

5 Different Ways to Outline a Novel — Writely Me

Writing a novel can be a lot of work, and at times, it can be stressful. Sometimes, planning your thoughts and ideas out help you as a writer. That is where outlining comes in. Outlining is a way to put your thoughts and ideas on paper in a constructive way. By being able to visualize the road map

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Your 30-Day Crime Novel Online Course

Get ready for NaNo with this nuts & bolts workshop. You