The One Page Novel Plot Formula - Novel Outline Template
A blank novel outline template for use with Google Docs, Google Keep, and Scrivener. The One Page Novel is a simple, memorable structure for novelists.
What the heck is a reverse outline? - Paper Raven Books
Last week, I suggested that starting a writing project with an outline is a terrible idea. Perhaps we shouldn’t expect that every writing project will flow seamlessly from decide on a topic to research the topic to create an outline and, finally, to write the paper. But that’s what we’re taught in school, right? After […]
5 Outlining Methods For Novels
Everyone takes a different approach to outlining. It can be daunting to some while others look forward to the process. Here are 5 outlining methods.
How To Outline Your Novel: Part 2 - SAMANTHA ALLAKER
Outlining your novel as you write can increase your productivity, help you spot plot holes early and save yourself countless editing hours.
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 […]
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.
My Outlining Process: How I Prepare to Draft My Novels — Well-Storied.
There’s no right way to outline your novel. That’s something I quickly learned when I first joined the online writing community and something I later discussed in depth in our article on finding the outlining method that best works with your creative process. Outlines can be powerful drafting to
5 Essential Exercises For Plotting
We are posting a series of Essential Writing Exercises to help you tell your stories. This post includes five essential exercises for plotting.
Novel Outline Guide
Don't give up on outlining because it feels difficult or confusing. Novel outlines don't have to be painful. Here's the ultimate, EASY novel outline guide.
50 Questions for Your Outline
I have been working on the outline for my WIP for the last month. Actually (*cough*cough*) it’s been…more than a month. Anyway, I’m using Tasha’s brilliant technique and I…
Here's a novel outline that contains the common elements of Harry Potter, The Hunger Games, and Twilight.
Better Novel Project is all about deconstructing bestsellers, discovering what elements they have in common, and using these elements as a backbone for a new master outline. This project is not about creating a magic fill-in-the-blank formula. Instead, we are building a structural framework, based on what is proven to work, to contain our own unique stories.
Finding the Novel Outlining Process that Works for You — Well-Storied.
There’s nothing more nebulous than trying to produce a decent outline for your novel. With dozens of outlining methods to choose from, all of which seem to work well for some writers but not for others, defining the outlining process that works best for you and your stories can be more than a litt
How to Find and Fill All Your Plot Holes (How to Outline for NaNoWriMo, Pt. 4) - Helping Writers Become Authors
When you approach plot holes purposefully during your outline, filling them in can be one of the most enjoyable parts of the entire writing process.
Summarizing Your Story: How to Write a Captivating Synopsis — Read Blog — Ignited Ink Writing, LLC | Book Editor | Website/Blog Content Editor/Writer
A synopsis is a key part of your submission packet if you intend to traditionally publish. Agents and publishers use this summary to determine if you can write a compelling story all the way to the end, and it has some specific nuances. To give yourself the best chance at landing a publishing deal, learn how to write a compelling synopsis.
How to Outline a Novel: the Master Guide (With Template!)
Are you sick of crashing and burning every time you try and start a novel? We have the answer for you right here: a story outline. In this post, we show you (step-by-step) how to outline a book and give you a book outline template for your own reference.