Writing a novel is an exciting and fulfilling activity. But how do you start? Learning how to create a novel outline is one of the best skills you can develop to start with your first manuscript and finish it. You can download my free template in this article and start your first novel outline today.

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Novel Outline: A Powerful Method to Plan Your Story

Characters are at the heart of every story and developing memorable characters is a vital writing skill.

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Character Development Worksheet: An Essential Writing Tool

Welcome to version 3.0 of my Excel novel outlining tool. I’ve used it successfully for my most recent novels, and I’ve done several bug fixes and feature improvements since the previous version. Because Version 3.0 has many changes and improvements, I’ve decided to re-write the instructions from scratch rather than pointing only to the changes.

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Master Novel Outlining and Tracking Tool V3.0

Over the years, I’ve written several articles about writing. I’ve written these pieces as I was developing myself into a writer. On the one hand, I did it selfishly to memorialize what I know, and on the other hand, to share my thoughts with you and get feedback so that I can get better. Please

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Articles On Writing Better, Writing Faster, and More

NaNoWriMo is a month-long fiction writing contest. But how can you write a novel in 30 days? Learn some great tips on how to finish your novel in one month.

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NaNoWriMo: How To Complete Your Novel In 30 Days