Plot Your Novel

Save time and effort by using this workbook when you sit down to write your next novel.

Author: D. D. Bouman

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ISBN: 9798643628088

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Save time and effort by using this workbook when you sit down to write your next novel. It walks a new writer through the process of outlining their ideas through to the end of writing the book but it is equally useful to a seasoned published author.

Structuring Your Novel Workbook

Building upon the principles you've already learned, the Structuring Your Novel Workbook presents a guided approach to writing solid first drafts, identifying and fixing plot problems, and writing consistently good stories.

Author: K. M. Weiland

Publisher: Penforasword

ISBN: 0985780436

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Discover the Proven Blueprint for Creating Stories That Sell! Award-winning author K.M. Weiland's previous book, the award-winning Structuring Your Novel, showed writers how to create stories with strong and compelling plot structure. Now it's time to put those lessons to use! Building upon the principles you've already learned, the Structuring Your Novel Workbook presents a guided approach to writing solid first drafts, identifying and fixing plot problems, and writing consistently good stories. Containing hundreds of incisive questions and imagination-revving exercises, this valuable resource will show you how to: Implement a strong three-act structure Time your acts and your plot points Unleash your unique and personal vision for your story Identify common structural weaknesses and flip them around into stunning strengths Eliminate saggy middles by discovering your story's "centerpiece" And so much more! This accessible and streamlined workbook will empower you to create a powerful structure-and an outstanding novel. Start writing your best book today!

Outlining Your Novel Workbook

Building upon the principles you've already learned, the Outlining Your Novel Workbook presents a guided approach to getting the bones of your story down on paper, identifying plot holes, and brainstorming exciting new possibilities ...

Author: K. M. Weiland

Publisher: Penforasword

ISBN: 0985780428

Category: Authorship

Page: 140

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Learn How to Make Your First Draft Easy! Award-winning author K.M. Weiland's previous book, the bestselling Outlining Your Novel, showed writers how to embrace outlines in a way that makes the writing process fun, inspiring, and easy. Now it's time to put those lessons to use! Building upon the principles you've already learned, the Outlining Your Novel Workbook presents a guided approach to getting the bones of your story down on paper, identifying plot holes, and brainstorming exciting new possibilities. Containing hundreds of incisive questions and imagination-revving exercises, this valuable resource will show you how to: Create your own personalized outlining process Brainstorm premise and plot ideas Discover your characters Choose and create the right settings Organize your scenes And so much more! This accessible and streamlined workbook will empower you to create a powerful outline-and an outstanding novel. Start writing your best book today!

Structuring Your Novel

"-Robert Scanlon "This book shows a writer how to structure their novel from beginning to end in a no-nonsense manner.

Author: K. M. Weiland

Publisher: Lightning Source Incorporated

ISBN: 0985780401

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 324

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Acclaim for "Structuring Your Novel" "I have long wished for a book like this. "Structuring Your Novel" is so much more than a writing craft book-it's a recipe to help writers structure a deep, meaningful journey for their hero that will captivate readers from beginning to end."-Angela Ackerman, Author of "The Emotion Thesaurus" "There is absolute gold in this book-and I am grateful that the author has a real talent for distilling some of the somewhat clunky information found elsewhere, into really simple-to-understand and easy-to-follow techniques."-Robert Scanlon "This book shows a writer how to structure their novel from beginning to end in a no-nonsense manner. It's fast and easy reading, and MAKES SENSE "-Carrie C. Spencer About the Book Is Structure the Hidden Foundation of All Successful Stories? Why do some stories work and others don't? The answer is "structure." In this IPPY and NIEA-Award winning guide from the author of the bestselling "Outlining Your Novel," you will learn the universal underpinnings that guarantee powerful plot and character arcs. An understanding of proper story and scene structure will show you how to perfectly time your story's major events and will provide you with an unerring standard against which to evaluate your novel's pacing and progression. "Structuring Your Novel" will show you: How to determine the best techniques for empowering your unique and personal vision for your story. How to identify common structural weaknesses and flip them around into stunning strengths. How to eliminate saggy middles by discovering your "centerpiece." Why you should NEVER include conflict in every scene. How to discover the questions you "don't" want readers asking about your plot-and then how to get them to ask the right questions. Story structure has enabled countless bestselling and classic authors. Now it's your turn More Praise for "Structuring Your Novel" "K.M. Weiland delivers another exceptional resource for writers-offering practical guidance on everything from crafting a book's hook to its resolution."-Elizabeth Spann Craig, Author of the Myrtle Clover Mysteries ""Structuring Your Novel" will give you the blueprint for making your story more powerful. I'm taking this one with me to my desert island "-Jennifer Ibarra "After finishing the book, I reviewed my own writing and was easily able to see where the story wasn't working, understand why it wasn't, and figure out what I needed to do to fix it."-Abby Geiger More storytelling assistance from K.M. Weiland: Outlining Your Novel: Map Your Way to Success-Can outlining help you write a better story?

Ready Set Novel

Full of helpful lists, plot maps, character Q&As, field trips, writing exercises, inspiring quotes, and plenty of space to write and outline, Ready, Set, Novel! provides ample inspiration and guidance to first-time novelists and more ...

Author: Chris Baty

Publisher: Chronicle Books (CA)

ISBN: 1452101728

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 159

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This writer's block-busting workbook guides authors through planning and plotting a novel before writing it from the initial idea generation and brainstorming through character, setting, and story development. Full of helpful lists, plot maps, character Q&As, field trips, writing exercises, inspiring quotes, and plenty of space to write and outline, Ready, Set, Novel! provides ample inspiration and guidance to first-time novelists and more seasoned scribes alike.

The Plot Whisperer Book of Writing Prompts

This book keeps you on track as you write your novel, memoir, or screenplay.
Let's assume that you understand why you want to write. Perhaps you've read
The Plot Whisperer and are aware of some of the many pitfalls when writing a ...

Author: Martha Alderson

Publisher: Adams Media

ISBN: 9781440560811

Category: Reference

Page: 240

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Daily exercises guaranteed to spark your writing! The Plot Whisperer Book of Writing Prompts gives you the inspiration and motivation you need to finish every one of your writing projects. Written by celebrated writing teacher and author Martha Alderson, this book guides you through each stage of the writing process, from constructing compelling characters to establishing an unforgettable ending. Alderson also helps you get into the habit of writing creatively every day, with brand-new imaginative prompts, such as: Create an obstacle that interferes with the protagonist's goal and describe how that scene unfolds moment-by-moment. Provide sensory details of the story world and what your main character is doing at this very moment. Scan earlier scenes for examples of the protagonist's chief character flaw and develop it. He or she will need to overcome this flaw in order to achieve his or her ultimate goal. Show an issue or situation in the main character's life that needs attention and have him or her take the first step forward toward a course of action. Filled with daily affirmations, plot advice, and writing exercises, The Plot Whisperer Book of Writing Prompts will set your projects in the right direction--and on their way to the bestseller list!

Plot Development Step by Step

The two bestselling authors behind the previous guidebook, Plot Development, which showed writers how to outline an entire novel, now bring you this workbook full of practical exercises to plan your novel.

Author: Jesper Schmidt

Publisher: Fantasy Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 200

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Learn the step-by-step system for outlining a successful novel. The two bestselling authors behind the previous guidebook, Plot Development, which showed writers how to outline an entire novel, now bring you this workbook full of practical exercises to plan your novel. Following the principles you learned in Plot Development, this guided approach takes you through the following steps: ● The creation of your cast of characters ● The development of the protagonist, antagonist, POV characters, and minor characters ● The construction of the entire outline, from start to finish ● The composing of subplots to enhance your story ● The structure of a powerful chapter and how to build it ● The editing process to make your outline stronger ● The approach to enrich your opening and closing chapters Plot Development: Step by Step is jam-packed with precise questions and thoughtful exercises, designed to give birth to a phenomenal novel.

Storynote

This simple streamlined workbook provides a place to outline your novel and store all of your novel's ideas and notes.

Author: Brittney Winkler

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 1973809753

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Page: 128

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This simple streamlined workbook provides a place to outline your novel and store all of your novel's ideas and notes. To assist in outlining your book, this workbook includes the following pages: Brainstoriming Story Development Questions Plot Summary Story Structute Major Events (Plot Points) General Plot Points Story Board Character Sheets Settings Chapter Summary Sheets Research Notes

The Love Plot Workbook

Whether you're writing category romance or romance in general, The Love Plot Workbook can get you from the blank screen to the last page. Which is just what you need. No fuss, no frills, no filler. And that's just write.

Author: Katherine King

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 1507722214

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Page: 106

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HOW TO PLOT A ROMANCE NOVEL Romance novels are a labor of love. But writing your book doesn't have to be laborious. Don't reinvent the wheel-- or the plot outline. The elements you need to get plotting and get writing are at your fingertips. Learn how to structure your book with the pivotal and connective scenes listed in the worksheets that get to the heart of the matter: the buildable plot. Whether you're writing category romance or romance in general, The Love Plot Workbook can get you from the blank screen to the last page. Which is just what you need. No fuss, no frills, no filler. And that's just write. So grab your pen and create something your readers will love! *This is the paperback version of The Love Plot, available on kindle.

Writing Deep Scenes

Inside you'll learn: • How scenes are comprised of three key layers: action, emotion, and theme. • How to recognize each layer and weave them seamlessly into a scene. • How to develop an intricate relationship between the action and ...

Author: Martha Alderson

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781599638874

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 256

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Take a Deep Dive into Plot and Scene and Improve Your Writing Whether you're planning your first novel or have already written a first draft, you need to master the concepts of plot and scene to truly realize your story's potential. Writing Deep Scenes teaches you how to write strong, layered, and engaging scenes--the secret to memorable, page-turning plots. It's filled with practical tools for building layers and nuance into your scenes, employing the right scene types at the right junctures, and developing a profound understanding of how plot and scene intertwine. Inside you'll learn: • How scenes are comprised of three key layers: action, emotion, and theme. • How to recognize each layer and weave them seamlessly into a scene. • How to develop an intricate relationship between the action and emotion in every scene. • How thematic imagery embedded in scenes increases a story's tension and contributes to the story's meaning. Using contemporary examples from a variety of genres, Writing Deep Scenes provides an effective method for plotting at the scene level. Use these techniques and enrich your fiction and memoirs with page-turning suspense and pathos, and explore new depths in every story you write.

Novel Roadmap

Use this journal to map your novel and keep all of your ideas in one place. Write the story that you have always wanted with a clear direction on how to write your story.

Author: Jeannette G

Publisher:

ISBN: 1688794549

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Page: 117

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Use this journal to map your novel and keep all of your ideas in one place. Write the story that you have always wanted with a clear direction on how to write your story. You can develop your characters, draft your plot, and outline your entire novel. There is also a planner included inside the workbook so you can either plan your novel writing along with your daily life or you can use it to write down goals and achievements. This can be a perfect way to document the journey of your writing while also giving you a solid place to plan and brainstorm your ideas. 116 pages 8 x 10 Brainstorm Outline Notes Character templates 6 month planner

The 30 Day Novel Romance Workbook

Combining three-act structure with a romance arc, character growth arcs for your couple, and elements of the Hero’s Journey, this story blueprint is extremely flexible.

Author: Lynn Johnston

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 1539754812

Category:

Page: 318

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A NEW APPROACH TO WRITING A NOVEL IN 30 DAYS Write fast or write well? You don't have to choose when you've got a story blueprint that shows you how to write a romance novel with perfect structure in thirty steps. If you've ever tried to write a novel in a month, you know how much fun it can be when the words flow...and how hard it can be to ignore the fear that your story is no good. What if you didn't have to worry about plot structure? What if you could be free to just focus on your characters when you sit down to write each day? The Plot-As-You-Write story blueprint breaks your novel into thirty manageable sections and asks you a series of character-focused questions that generate a solid plot structure every time. Combining three-act structure with a romance arc, character growth arcs for your couple, and elements of the Hero's Journey, this story blueprint is extremely flexible and has been successfully tested by both plotters and pantsers. Make novel writing fun again-try the Plot-As-You-Write story blueprint and finish your next novel in 30 days!

The 30 Day Novel Workbook

Combining three-act structure with a character growth arc and elements of the Hero's Journey, this story blueprint is extremely flexible and has been successfully tested by both plotters and pantsers.

Author: Lynn Johnston

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 1539754200

Category:

Page: 238

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A NEW APPROACH TO WRITING A NOVEL IN 30 DAYS Write fast or write well? You don't have to choose when you've got a story blueprint that shows you how to write a novel with perfect structure in thirty steps. If you've ever tried to write a novel in a month, you know how much fun it can be when the words flow...and how hard it can be to ignore the fear that your story is no good. What if you didn't have to worry about plot structure? What if you could be free to just focus on your characters when you sit down to write each day? The Plot-As-You-Write story blueprint breaks your novel into thirty manageable sections and asks you a series of character-focused questions that generate a solid plot structure every time. Combining three-act structure with a character growth arc and elements of the Hero's Journey, this story blueprint is extremely flexible and has been successfully tested by both plotters and pantsers. Make novel writing fun again-try the Plot-As-You-Write story blueprint and finish your next novel in 30 days!

The Writer s Plotting Workbook

Buy The Writer's Plotting Workbook to master your story construction today!

Author: L. R. Ryan

Publisher:

ISBN: 1729139876

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Page: 209

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The Writer's Plotting Workbook is the perfect tool for plotting your next novel, no matter the genre or niche. Grab your workbook and favorite pen and head to the coffee shop or outside to let your creativity flow! The Writer's Plotting Workbook Includes sheets for everything an author will need to map out a book that will hook readers and keep them turning pages. Inside you will find: Character sheets for main characters and side characters Character arc worksheets Location sheets Blank sheets to brainstorm Scene plotting sheets Storyboarding cards Calendars and more! Don't love the cover? Search for The Writer's Plotting Workbook to see all available cover choices!

How to Outline a Cozy Mystery

Do you want to write a cozy mystery but don’t know how to get started? Use this companion workbook to learn how to create a framework so that you can begin writing your cozy.

Author: Sara Rosett

Publisher: Sara Rosett

ISBN:

Category: Reference

Page: 185

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Do you want to write a cozy mystery but don’t know how to get started? Use this companion workbook to learn how to create a framework so that you can begin writing your cozy. Do you want to know the basic building blocks of a cozy mystery? Do you wonder why cozy readers devour these mysteries voraciously? Are you fuzzy on how the structure of a cozy mystery fits into the classic plot structure? Do you wonder what the “rules” are for a cozy mystery? Let USA Today bestselling author Sara Rosett show you how she’s planned and written over 25 mysteries in this direct and to-the-point guide without fluff or filler. Use the How to Outline a Cozy Mystery Workbook—the companion to the How to Outline a Cozy Mystery Course—to work through your cozy outline step-by-step. In How to Outline a Cozy Mystery Workbook you'll discover: -The many different outlining methods you can use to build your story framework -The conventions (or tropes) cozy readers want and expect -The psychology behind why readers choose cozies -How a cozy mystery fits into classic plot structure -Tips on how to hide clues and red herrings -And much, much more! Sara Rosett’s firsthand knowledge of cozy mystery structure and what cozy readers want will help you shape your idea into a novel. Her tips and workbook will save you time and give you confidence as you approach the blank page. Buy Sara Rosett’s workbook today and you'll get an easy to understand plan for outlining your mystery in a helpful question and answer format to guide you through the process.

The Marshall Plan Workbook

The Marshall Plan Workbook, companion volume to the very successful Marshall Plan for Novel Writing, focuses on building a novel's plot, with more than 100 pages of fill-in sheets that become a veritable blueprint for each reader's novel.

Author: Evan Marshall

Publisher: Writer's Digest Books

ISBN: 1582970599

Category: Reference

Page: 250

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The Marshall Plan Workbook, companion volume to the very successful Marshall Plan for Novel Writing, focuses on building a novel's plot, with more than 100 pages of fill-in sheets that become a veritable blueprint for each reader's novel. The Marshall Plan Workbook pushes deeper into the process of writing a novel scene by scene. Readers will learn to craft intriguing story goals and compelling conflicts all within a specific framework that enables them to produce any type of novel in a systematic yet creative way. They'll also learn the ins-and-outs of selling their work once it's finished. * Lively, interactive approach makes the book fun as well as educational * Easy-to-follow instruction takes the mystery--but not the creativity--out of writing a novel

Flash Fiction Workbook Drama

Perfect Size: 6" x 9" inches, so you can take this notebook everywhere you go. Are you writing ultra short stories, or also called "flash fiction"? This handy workbook will help you do it faster!

Author: Smart Publishing

Publisher:

ISBN: 1708045384

Category:

Page: 150

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Time Limited Offer! (Normal value $9.99!) 150 white Acid-Free Quality Pages. Perfect Size: 6" x 9" inches, so you can take this notebook everywhere you go. Are you writing ultra short stories, or also called "flash fiction"? This handy workbook will help you do it faster! Flash fiction stories contain around 1,000 words or less, allowing you to tell a story in its most basic way. You can post flash fiction on Twitter, Facebook, Reddit, or your own website or blog. Or make a collection, and sell them on Amazon... This paperback notebook has everything ready for you. Just fill in the blanks and create your flash fiction story in no time. You get a "title" "theme" and "protagonist" idea field; the basics to work out your plot. Once you come up with your plot, you can dive deeper and start writing; add a setting, a goal, an obstacle or confilct, etc. Writing flash fiction is easy when you are organised and have a plan. Below are the workbook features: Handy 6" x 9" size, perfect to carry along anywhere for moments of inspiration Attractive US made, sturdy, high quality matte cover Double spread with prompts and space for quick flash fiction ideas Believe me, this workbook will help you write your flash stories quicker than ever. This smart journal is the perfect tool to jump-start your flash fiction writing carreer or practice doing it. Don't wait, and get it now at our special price!

Advanced Brilliant Writing Workbook

The follow-up workboook to How to Write a Brilliant Novel, Advanced Brilliant Writing utilizes RITA and Christy award-winning, best-selling novelist Susan May Warren's easy to apply explanations, exercises and intuitive methods to teach you ...

Author: Susan May Warren

Publisher: My Book Therapy

ISBN: 1943935041

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Page: 144

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The follow-up workboook to How to Write a Brilliant Novel, Advanced Brilliant Writing utilizes RITA and Christy award-winning, best-selling novelist Susan May Warren's easy to apply explanations, exercises and intuitive methods to teach you advanced fiction writing techniques that will turn any novel from boring to . . . brilliant.

I m Plotting My Amazing Novel Right Here Chalkboard Workbook and Notebook for Aspiring Writers to Plan Their Next Novel

A combined workbook and notebook specially designed to help novelists and would-be novelists get their ideas organised on paper.

Author: Jo Sandelwood

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN: 1090291957

Category: Humor

Page: 152

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A combined workbook and notebook specially designed to help novelists and would-be novelists get their ideas organised on paper. Here's what's inside: 2 pages for the big idea 5 worksheets with prompts for your novel overview 6 worksheets for alternative ideas and twists and turns to keep your readers guessing 12 worksheets for your character profiles - physical appearance, personality etc 12 worksheets for monthly goals - to keep you motivated to get that novel written Plus pages to track your progress and plan your next steps And a couple of pages for useful contacts 100 lined pages to use to as you wish - getting your first draft started, developing your plot or whatever you want to write. This notebook: is 9x6 inches - fits in a backpack, handbag or briefcase has an amusing glossy cover and multiple worksheets with prompts to inspire you to get writing today