Links to assist with PrepMo!
First up is the site all of you should be familiar with The NANO site! , go in, take a peek around, sign-up and find a group in your area.
Don’t forget our own Prep group
Before you get started, you have to have an idea and here’s some places to look or get ideas from. Novel Project Development Techniques
You can find various organizational items here but don’t get distracted from your novel!
This is a little bit of everything the Novel in 30 Days Worksheet Index
And then I did some googling for some references. Hopefully you'll be able to use them:
Writer's Workshop is a great resource and has
scene charts there are also links to writing courses , exercises , Point Of View , and novel writing tips .
But I will admit that you have to do some searching on this site.
Novel Storyboards/Graphic Organizers
There is also the
And other graphic organizers for mapping out your story.
One Sentence Summary Completers
Plot Diagram (Mountain)
Plot Diagram with Main Character
Or the more Traditional (and extended) fiction storyboard
Plotting worksheets will help you with straightening out those bumps before you get to them
Blank Beat Sheet
Basic Plot outline
Story Writing Help Plot Worksheet
And of course you need to keep track of all your characters when you’re working down to the wire at the end of the month.
Making inferences and thinking about motivations
Analyzing characters and thinking more about their motivations
This is for fantasy characters, but could be adapted for anything "Fantasy Character Background Information" [E].
Creating Fantasy Characters Another link for questions for Fantasy Characters
Character Traits chart--very small
Character Sheet This will need to be copied and pasted into a word doc.
Sample Outlining with links to some samples at the end.
Lino Online Post-it notes
Links, Links, and More Links I didn’t actually go through all of these, but it’s just a page of different outlines, chapter plotting, just about everything you could think of. Don’t get trapped in the rabbit hole. Write your novel!
When You’re Finished
From first draft to finished novel
Another organizer for setting and character details
Visual Words A way to discover better words for your stories.
"Lists for Writers" [13+]
Show not Tell
How to Show not Tell
And I've recently started playing on Pinterest...
My Writing Board--which is a mess at the moment
Please let me know if you find any broken links and I’ll work on fixing them and if you find anything useful, send that my way too and I’ll add it!