NaNoWriMo Plotting Resources

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NaNoWriMo Resources: Beating Writer’s Block (Coming Soon)

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NaNowrimo plotting resources

Below are a list of links and resources that I found helpful for plotting. I tried to include links for all the major plotting methods. If you have any links you think should be on this list, let me know in the comments.

Plot Structures

Save the Cat! 15-Beat Plotting Method

The Snowflake Method (Advanced Fiction Writing)

The Hero’s Journey (The Writer’s Journey)

Three Act Structure (Writer’s Write)

29 Plot Structures (Darcy Pattison)

Writersaurus Plot Workshops

‘String of Pearls’ Plots

Plot Bones: How to Make a Plot Skeleton to Write Your Story On

Ask Your Characters: 3 Questions to a Character-driven Plot

Miscellaneous Plotting Links

Four Steps to Putting Your Plot in Order (Andy Rane)

NaNoWriMo Prep: Plotting Your WIP with 90 Index Cards <-I’m doing something similar this year.

How to Create a Great Book Outline in 20 Minutes or Less (Rachel Rofe) <- This is an interesting idea, and would really be helpful if you left your NaNoWriMo prep to the last minute.

Story Structure: Plot Points (Writer Owl)

Free NaNoWriMo Plotting Downloads

Free Fiction Structure Pack (The Reading Mama) <- This packet is aimed at teaching how to read fiction structure, but it’s pretty comprehensive. Anyway, we all want our work to be read in the end, right?

Worksheets for Writers (Jami Gold) <-Includes TONS of different plotting worksheets and Excel docs. Might one say this link is pure… Gold? Heh heh… get it? Because the author’s last name is Gold? *cricket*

One Page Novel Format Spread Sheet

The Hero’s Journey Story Map Worksheet (Reference for Writers)

The Writersaurus’ Plot and Outlining Board on Pinterest <- Includes even more links and infographics that couldn’t be included here.

More in the NaNoWriMo Resources Series:

NaNoWriMo Plotting Resources

NaNoWriMo Character Resources

NaNoWriMo World Building Resources

NaNoWriMo Resources: World Building (Coming Soon)

NaNoWriMo Resources: Inspiration (Coming Soon)

NaNoWriMo Resources: Beating Writer’s Block (Coming Soon)

The Writersaurus’ NaNoWriMo Board on Pinterest

NaNoWriMo in the archives

 

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H. Duke writes contemporary fantasy, horror, and more. She currently lives in Tempe, Arizona with her husband, Giru, and a shiny black dog named Jupiter. Her weird west serial Jeremiah Jones Cowboy Sorcerer is being released in eight episodes (sort of like a TV show, but for your e-reader!). you can get the first four episodes here.

4 comments for “NaNoWriMo Plotting Resources

  1. October 21, 2015 at 12:21 AM

    LOL! Thanks for the shout out and the laugh. 😀

  2. hdziuk
    October 22, 2015 at 4:29 PM

    Thanks for your awesome list of downloads!

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