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Michael Hauge's Workshop: Combining Emotional Journeys and External Plots

Plot structure and how it works with your emotional journey (Article + Michael Hauge Spreadsheet)

Story Structure spreadsheet preview - check out this site. This is a great outline that I have used!

Worksheets for Writers

Chinook Update: 2/1/13 - 3/1/13

Sweet and Spicy Bacon Wrapped Chicken Tenders

character interview - this would be great to dig into a character; also did an activity with my seniors about what makes a character memorable: instead of doing it as a class, they can do it in groups

NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month—write a 50K word novel during November) starts today, and while I plan to continue blogging throughout NaNo, I wanted to make sure I gave you something good to keep you happy during my crazy month. *smile* Of course, whether or not you’d define today’s post as anything good might depend […]

Write Romance? Get Your Beat Sheet Here

How to Use the “Save the Cat” Beat Sheet for Revisions

How to Use the "Save the Cat" Beat Sheet for Revisions

Scrivener template - 8-stage plot structure with brief descriptions and word counts. This formula is based partly on Dan Wells's 'Story Structure'. It's outlined in non-chronological order, and makes it very easy to see how multiple main characters and subplots interweave.

The One Page Novel Plot Formula

The One Page Novel template is an 8 stage plot formula that helps you create strong character development and story structure by working top-down.