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Planning Your Novel Ideas and Structure Workbook A Companion Book to Planning Your Novel Ideas and Structure

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A workbook for Planning Your Novel: Ideas and Structure

Outlining Your Novel Workbook

Author : K. M. Weiland
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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!

Plotting Your NOVEL Workbook

Author : M. A. Rosa
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The secret of how to write your story's plot! This writing skills workbook well help you write a page turner. Write with the goal of becoming a best seller, write an unforgettable novel.Inside, you'll learn:Important key plot elements how to tap into the heart of your story, characters, setting, plot, and themes by employing specific writing exercises. ways to brainstorm ideas for plot, themes, ideas, setting, and characters through a series of thought-provoking questions to take you below the surface of your story. Don't just write a good novel and have your characters lost in action! You do not need an English degree to plot and plan a book! This workbook gets the creative juices flowing to flesh out: plot, theme, tone, subplots, stakes, character, and much more! Need a big picture before investing weeks into outlining? Plotting Your Novel is perfect for plot planning on a small and large scale. This comfortable and concise workbook is ideal for indie, self-publish authors or those with nagging editors.Don't leave your story and characters behind without exploring pinch points! How to write a book and Creating Plot Lines: The Masterful Author's Guide to Plotting your NovelWant more from M. A. Rosa? Get ready for Witch Word! Book one of the Vampire & Witch War series.Visit www.marosabooks.net

Structuring Your Novel Workbook

Author : K. M. Weiland
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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!

Structuring Your Novel

Author : M. A. Rosa
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Structuring Your Novel Workbook, helps writers create stories with a strong and compelling plot structure. Filled with checklists and brainstorming ideas, Structuring Your Novel Workbook takes the mystery out of plot elements and plotting a novel. Perfect workbook for novice writers. Structuring Your Novel Workbook presents a guided approach to writing solid first drafts, identifying and fixing plot problems, and writing consistently good stories.Containing tons of incisive questions and imagination-revving exercises, this invaluable resource will walk you through: Implement a strong three-act structure Time your acts and your plot points Uncheck your unique and personal vision for your story Detect structural weaknesses and flip them around into stunning strengths Eradicate a saggy middle Plan subplots Map conflict and tension And much more This efficient workbook will inspire and encourage you to create a powerful plot structure--and a bestselling novel.

Plot Whisperer Workbook

Author : Martha Alderson
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Turn lackluster plots into irresistible stories! When it comes to writing bestsellers, it's all about the plot. But creating a captivating storyline that mesmerizes your audience until the very end is easier said than done. With thousands of engaging books on the shelf, you'll need to set yours apart by developing unique scenarios that leave readers wondering what happens next. In this writing workbook, celebrated writing teacher and author Martha Alderson covers everything from constructing spirited action and compelling characters to establishing an unforgettable ending. She also walks you through the development of a successful narrative with exercises that: Help build suspense Incorporate effective subplots Tie up all the loose ends Keep the reader turning pages Filled with essential advice and writing exercises, /The Plot Whisperer Workbook will quickly become your go-to guide for crafting a tale worthy of the bestseller list!

Ready Set Novel

Author : Chris Baty
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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 Ultimate Novel Planning Workbook Worksheets and Templates for Authors

Author : Lana Pecherczyk
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This Ultimate Novel Planning Workbook helps aspiring and seasoned writers do exactly that - plan a novel. Great for all ages and with over 100 pages of worksheets including: brainstorming and writing exercises, plotting and characterization guides, editing tips and a diary to track your word count goals. Also includes plenty of notepaper, map grid paper, setting and scene worksheets and more. Keep all of your notes in one place for easy reference. PDF available for home printing, details inside the book.

The Plot Whisperer

Author : Martha Alderson
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"Celebrated writing teacher and author Martha Alderson has devised a plotting system that's as innovative as it is easy to implement. With her foolproof blueprint, you'll learn to devise a successful storyline for any genre. She shows how to: Use the power of the Universal Story; Create plot lines and subplots that work together; Effectively use a scene tracker for maximum impact; Insert energetic markers at the right points in your story; Show character transformation at the book's climax"--P. [4] of cover.

Plot Your Novel

Author : D. D. Bouman
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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.

Plot with Character Workbook

Author : Katherine King
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A plot outline that does more. Plot with Character offers in-depth and specific guidance toward creating a workable plot. Learning how to plot the pivotal and connecting scenes of your story shouldn't be painful. Some books offer plenty of jargon and misdirection--and even good books sometimes don't quite ground theory into practice. What you need is a step-by-step plot plan designed to get you from Chapter One to The End. This book can help you achieve just that, delivering a no-frills explanation that gets to the meat of the matter, where you really need to be. In the thickening plot. This guide comes with a ready-to-be-filled-in set of worksheets that gets you writing now. And that's what you want. Write now. Grab a pen and let's get plotting! *The workbook differs from the kindle version only in containing two extra worksheets.

Writing Deep Scenes

Author : Martha Alderson
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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.

Build A Story Inkwell and Pen A Writer s Workbook

Author : Diana Lynn
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Do you struggle to keep track of all your story ideas? Discover a powerful and practical tool to help you organize and crank out your next page-turner! Are you having trouble getting your novel into shape? Do you want structure but hate outlines? Tired of wasting time and effort in the early stages of your draft? Author Diana Lynn struggled for years to rein in all her scattered notes, character sketches, and novel concepts. Now she's sharing the same system that helped her move from plot holes to publishing, so you can concentrate on writing that mistake-free, award-winning novel. Build a Story; A Writer's Workbook is a well-organized, hands-on workbook adaptable to any level of author experience and writing preference. Lynn's thoughtful resource contains vital tables, worksheets, and action lists an author needs to arrange every aspect of their work. From idea to setting, and from character to climax, you'll be totally on top of every detail of your breakout book. In Build a Story; A Writer's Workbook, you'll discover: A comprehensive author blueprint to make sure you hit your deadline Thought provoking prompts to ensure you craft rich, vibrant worlds Well-designed, easy-to-follow layouts that allow you get on with your masterwork Sections for your plot, titles, character names, towns, and cities so you stay consistent and save time in editing and revising Plenty of space in a larger format paperback so you'll never run out of room for your idea, and much, much more! Build a Story; A Writer's Workbook is an invaluable method for boosting creativity and productivity. If you like efficient approaches to writing, flexible systems that accommodate creative minds, and easy-access organizational tools, then you'll love Diana Lynn's indispensable resource. Buy Build a Story; A Writer's Workbook to help your ideas bloom today!

The Plot Dot

Author : Derek Murphy
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An Adult Coloring Book for Authors!This book will help you paint powerful visual scenes that stick with readers long after they're finished your book. The techniques described within are simple and easy to use. Think of this as a guided coloring book adventure. YOUR adventure.There are lots of systems and guides to plotting, but if you're like me you have journals filled with notes, scenes and description... it can get overwhelming. I've based this book on traditional three-act story architecture, but it's greatly simplified. Plotters and pantsers can use the guided exercises to gain greater visual clarity and build more meaningful scenes with resonance. This book will help you get organized and unlock hidden potential in your scenes that you didn't know was there, by going beyond words and focusing on drawing and coloring your scenes until you have a full outline.This book makes an excellent workbook for writing retreats, is simple enough for children to use (it's never too early to write your first novel), and introduces a new, and hopefully useful, way to organize your novel, improve your writing, and create unforgettable scenes that will make a deep and lasting impact.

The Plot Whisperer Book of Writing Prompts

Author : Martha Alderson
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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!

StoryNote

Author : Brittney Winkler
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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: Brainstorming Story Development Questions Plot Summary Story Structure Major Events (Plot Points) General Plot Points Story Board Character Pages ( Protagonist, Anatagonist, Secondary, and Tetritary) Settings Chapter Summary Pages Research Notes

The Love Plot Workbook

Author : Katherine King
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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.

Complete Novel Plotting Workbook

Author : Weston Elliott
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For anyone who has ever wanted to write a novel, but didn't know where to start - the Complete Novel Plotting Workbook is just the tool you need. Each page is a worksheet, meant to be written on, designed to prompt you to write your thoughts and ideas while keeping all your research and materials organized and at your fingertips.This comprehensive resource includes sections on World Building, Characters, Plot & Conflict, and much more. Extensive prompts to help you fill in each page and plot your novel from "Once Upon a Time' to 'The End'."...the Swiss Army Knife of writing tools..." says Daron D. Fraley, published author and Novel Plotting Workbook user.

Plot Development Step by Step

Author : Jesper Schmidt
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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.

The 30 Day Novel Romance Workbook

Author : Lynn Johnston
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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!