(More detailed character development resources are available within the Novel Factory software - try it free to check them out) Read more about creating characters here Download the Character Basic Info PDF A worksheet which offers prompts to help inspire unique character voices - in their word choices, attitude, tone and more.
(More detailed character development resources are available within the Novel Factory software - try it free to check them out) Read more about developing character voice here Download the Character Voice PDF A worksheet which offers prompts to help novelists understand what drives their characters - including their internal and external motivations, flaws and archetype.
Read more about the extended synopsis here Download the Extended Synopsis PDF Understanding and implementing the Goal to Decision Cycle will help ensure your plot develops in a way that feels right to the reader, and draws them in in an instinctive way they won't even notice.
Read more about the Goal to Decision Cycle here Download the Goal to Decision Cycle PDF Head scenes are action scenes, where you character has a goal, over which the encounter conflict.
One is basic, the second includes prompts to get you thinking and asking questions of your story and characters. Katie is a member of Romance Writers of America and the Editorial Freelancers Association.
She has had essays published in and is currently writing a contemporary romance novel.
The cornerstone of the Novel Factory software for writers is to handle useful information that authors might be collating in order to help them write their novel.
This could be relating to plot, characters, locations and more.
Some writers are plotters, some are pantsers (writing by the seat of their pants), and some are a combination of both.
I think at some point almost all writers have been on both sides of this (feel free to comment if I’m wrong! For those writers that are in need of a little plotting help to get the story back on track if you feel like you’ve lost it, to have an idea of where it’s heading, or to lay out the entire story, here are links to plot worksheets that may help you. Jami Gold’s Story Planning Worksheets Jami has created numerous worksheets for writers. She has worksheets based on the teachings from other writers, plus some she has created on her own.