Plot and structure are like gravity. You can work with them or you can fight against them, but either way they’re as real as a the keyboard at your fingertips. Getting a solid grasp on the foundations of plot and structure, and learning to work in harmony with these principles, will take your stories to the next level.
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.
How to create a GREAT book outline within 20 minutes
Want to write a novel in a month? Or perhaps you're thinking about trying NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) in November. I have 5 tips to help you make it happen. Take a look, and jump in the comments if you have tips to share.