The One Page Novel Plot Formula

Here are a couple of free blank templates I’ve developed to use with the One Page Novel Plot Formula. The first novel outline template is a Google Docs spreadsheet, and the second is for Scrivener. I’ve also provided some headers that can be used in Google Keep! Novel Outline Template – Scene Spreadsheet View in Google

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The Magician - Rider Waite Tarot

discovering new reads…

It’s been a long time since I’ve listened to any podcasts, but when I received an email announcing that my favourite quarterly had started up the Slightly Foxed Podcast, I decided it was time for old habits and new reads. If you’re unfamiliar with Slightly Foxed, it’s a very down-to-earth publication that is all about the

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Writing The Underworld

The Underworld and How to Use it in Your Story

The underworld is perhaps the most important motif in mythology and literature – tied up with ideas about life, the afterlife, belief, culture, storytelling, and the psyche, it’s the setting of humanity’s reckoning with the ephemeral nature of mortality.

As writers, we can use the motif of the underworld in two aspects:

The underworld as world of adventure
The underworld as world of the dead

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1 Hour Story Challenge - Writing Video

Write a Story in 1 Hour – Write Along #7

Today’s challenge is to start and finish the first draft of a story in 1 hour (or about 50 minutes).

This is a special, cosy winter write-along, so in addition to pen and paper, I recommend equipping yourself with a hot drink, and some thick socks. When you’re ready, hit PLAY.

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How to Write a Celebration, Party or Feast

How to Write a Party, Celebration Or Feast

It’s important to celebrate in life, and even more so in fictional life where gatherings can serve many purposes that further the plot, develop characters, and build up the story world. And unlike real life celebrations that we’ve planned, we’re happy when things go wrong in fiction!

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100 Story Ideas

100 Story Ideas

Here are 100 story ideas you can steal right now. And if that’s not enough, generate your own with the Idea Engine, or peruse these lists of scene ideas, flash fiction prompts, and writing prompts. Story Ideas Write a story about… A character with an addiction who discovers that they’re someone else’s addiction. A historical

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The Magician - Rider Waite Tarot

discovering new reads…

It’s been a long time since I’ve listened to any podcasts, but when I received an email announcing that my favourite quarterly had started up the Slightly Foxed Podcast, I decided it was time for old habits and new reads. If you’re unfamiliar with Slightly Foxed, it’s a very down-to-earth publication that is all about the

Read More »
Writing The Underworld

The Underworld and How to Use it in Your Story

The underworld is perhaps the most important motif in mythology and literature – tied up with ideas about life, the afterlife, belief, culture, storytelling, and the psyche, it’s the setting of humanity’s reckoning with the ephemeral nature of mortality.

As writers, we can use the motif of the underworld in two aspects:

The underworld as world of adventure
The underworld as world of the dead

Read More »
1 Hour Story Challenge - Writing Video

Write a Story in 1 Hour – Write Along #7

Today’s challenge is to start and finish the first draft of a story in 1 hour (or about 50 minutes).

This is a special, cosy winter write-along, so in addition to pen and paper, I recommend equipping yourself with a hot drink, and some thick socks. When you’re ready, hit PLAY.

Read More »
How to Write a Celebration, Party or Feast

How to Write a Party, Celebration Or Feast

It’s important to celebrate in life, and even more so in fictional life where gatherings can serve many purposes that further the plot, develop characters, and build up the story world. And unlike real life celebrations that we’ve planned, we’re happy when things go wrong in fiction!

Read More »
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