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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Writing a Pep Talk - NaNoWriMo Worksheet

Writing a Pep Talk

Are you in need of a pep talk right now? Or maybe your characters are, whether in a private conversation with a mentor, or on a crowded sports pitch, or on a field before battle. Or perhaps it’s your readers who await encouragement, motivation, incentive, impetus, ignition…

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The Ordinary World Household - The Character at Home

The Character at Home

The character’s home is often the main setting of the Ordinary World, and the environment in which the reader first encounters them. The people the character lives with at the beginning of the story not only help shape the character, they also help create the Stasis (beginning) state and the Resolution (end) state that define the character’s development arc, and also set the story in motion.

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How to Introduce a Character

Character Introductions

This worksheet offers a very simple formula to help you decide how your character will meet your audience. Imagine you, your character, and your reader are attending a party together. How would you introduce your character? What would you want the reader to know, and how could you communicate this information for best effect?

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Character Log - How to Keep Track of Characters

Character Log

If you’re writing a long story or a novel, a character log is a simple solution to help you track details about your characters that you might find difficult to remember and keep consistent. You’ll also find it indispensable when you come to edit!

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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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Writing a Pep Talk - NaNoWriMo Worksheet

Writing a Pep Talk

Are you in need of a pep talk right now? Or maybe your characters are, whether in a private conversation with a mentor, or on a crowded sports pitch, or on a field before battle. Or perhaps it’s your readers who await encouragement, motivation, incentive, impetus, ignition…

Read More »
The Ordinary World Household - The Character at Home

The Character at Home

The character’s home is often the main setting of the Ordinary World, and the environment in which the reader first encounters them. The people the character lives with at the beginning of the story not only help shape the character, they also help create the Stasis (beginning) state and the Resolution (end) state that define the character’s development arc, and also set the story in motion.

Read More »
How to Introduce a Character

Character Introductions

This worksheet offers a very simple formula to help you decide how your character will meet your audience. Imagine you, your character, and your reader are attending a party together. How would you introduce your character? What would you want the reader to know, and how could you communicate this information for best effect?

Read More »
Character Log - How to Keep Track of Characters

Character Log

If you’re writing a long story or a novel, a character log is a simple solution to help you track details about your characters that you might find difficult to remember and keep consistent. You’ll also find it indispensable when you come to edit!

Read More »
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